Our client is currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join their team.
The purpose of the role is to manage multiple concurrent customer revenue and internal IT and Software Development based projects to scope, schedule and budget. Projects may be standalone or part of a larger programme.
Accountable for performance (scope, schedule and budget) of all activities undertaken under the scope of assigned Projects.
Manage projects through the full life cycle of definition, design, development, configure, test, pilot, deploy and closeout.
As part of a bid team lead by the account management function contribute to proposals with specific responsibility for estimation, schedule commitments and definition of project management and implementation processes.
Communicating the vision and status to all interested parties in order to ensure common focus.
Defining and obtaining success criteria of a project and achieving these.
Managing customers’ expectations in partnership with the account team and the Senior Project Manager where applicable.
Managing and mitigating risks and managing opportunities across the projects assigned
Ensure the management of scope change in a controlled manner that optimises the opportunities resulting across assigned projects. Coordinate change introduction and baseline control.
Responsible for defining, communicating, achieving buy in and ensuring delivery to summary and detailed schedules for assigned programmes.
Implements best practice and continuous improvement.
Takes responsibility for own personal development and skills updating.
Educated to Degree or diploma level education (or equivalent)
Exposure to and understanding of structured Project Management.
Prince 2 Qualification desirable
Experience managing Software Development projects would be an advantage
Demonstrable experience in a project management role
Experience in Business to Business financial information management services
Well organised and structured in outlook
Meticulous attention to detail
Ability to prioritise
Ability to analyse and describe a ‘problem’ simply and clearly
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
Excellent interpersonal skills
There may be occasional European Travel, and the successful candidate will have a UK Driving licence
Contact: Julie Harding