Project Manager

Recruiter
PageSuite
Location
London
Salary
£27000 - £38000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Team

We're a diverse bunch, but above all we're friendly and have a passion for technology and exceeding our clients' expectations! We actively support innovative ideas and encourage our colleagues to be involved in and contribute to our business.

The Role

We are a rapidly growing software development company looking for an experienced Project Manager to join and strengthen our delivery team in London, working on large-scale projects (£200k-£1m) across a range of clients. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of project work including definition, planning and resourcing.

Essentially, the candidate will have significant experience with software development and the software development lifecycle. You must understand formal methodologies (Prince2, Agile, SCRUM etc) and have experience managing the delivery of concurrent projects within budget, time and quality requirements. You will be part of a high-performing team, managing the relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and building rapport with key people.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a very well-respected Company, working on large-scale projects across a variety of well-known key global media brands.

Responsibilities:

• Communicate effectively with other departments within the company and facilitate collaboration between teams
• Ownership for the production of the project documentation
• Managing all risks & issues and communicating contingency plans to stakeholders
• Organise project team meetings
• Driving project requirements, liaising with project teams and senior stakeholders
• Monitoring project progress, managing and monitoring budgets and reporting accordingly
• Effectively create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
• Identify resources and assign responsibilities
• Participating in the delivery with oversight of the technical and functional solution
• Post-implementation project reviews
• Managing go-live planning

Key Skills

• Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
• Great face-to-face, telephone and email communication skills
• Ability to build strong, collaborative relationships
• Strong interpersonal skills, approaching communication with a wide range of stakeholders with respect, diplomacy and empathy
• Natural team worker, with the ability to motivate a team to action
• Ability to maintain a calm disposition under pressure, being proactive rather than reactive
• Pays attention to detail and accuracy
• Track record of solving problems

Qualifications and experience

• 2+ years’ strong project management experience within software development experience is key
• Experience of delivering systems development/implementation
• Prince 2 / PMI Practitioner, or equivalent
• Ideally educated to degree level, or equivalent
• Experience working in an Agile environment is an advantage

Key attributes

Be passionate: Our team has enthusiasm, zeal, drive and motivation. You will need to demonstrate that you care and are passionate about what you do.

Have fun: We believe that in order to deliver your best you need to have fun at work. There is pressure to get things done and deadlines to meet, but we want everyone to have fun doing it.

Team relationships: You will need to operate effectively within a team of diverse people, and build professional relationships with your team and senior management.

Salary and benefits

• Salary: £27K to £38K
• Quick career progression
• 25 days holiday + bank holidays
• Pension

Location - London