Senior Project Manager

Recruiter
Interaction Recruitment
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£50000 - £60000/annum
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior Project Manager

Upto £60,000 (dependant on experience)

Manchester

Our client, one of the UKs leading E-commerce retailers is looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join their rapidly expanding team.

The Senior Project Manager is required to proactively manage a portfolio of Projects and Programmes to completion, while maintaining communication with all stakeholders, and ensuring the quality of the deliverables produced.

On some projects, the Senior Project Manager may be required to input into the analysis of the business requirements and also into the overall solution design. The Senior Project Manager will also be expected to contribute to the overall setup of the PMO function for our client, including implementing processes and standardising documentation.

The senior project manager will manage projects, activities and tasks in order to ensure commercial success, to deliver desired outcomes and deliver change. The project manager will manage all activities within budget, and with an approach that matches and recognises the fast paced and continually evolving nature of the business.

Main duties & responsibilities:

· Set up standard project processes and documentation

· Leads and directs a variety of projects, which may involve both internal and external resources and high levels of functional integration and interaction with business executives

· Interfaces with executive level management on a regular basis

· Presents project status and issues to executive level personnel through formal and informal presentations

· Conducts regular meetings with executives documenting current status of project including technical, schedule and financial issues that may be present

· Manages projects from conception to completion

· Works in a thorough and detailed manner on all aspects of the job role

· Coordinate the activity of internal and external teams to deliver the solutions required

· Manages the team involved in the process indirectly as needed to ensure the success of the project

· Responds to identified systems and organisational needs in a proactive manner

· Communicates, influences and updates key stakeholders to ensure the success of projects

· Maintains a high level of commercial awareness to ensure all projects are continually aligned to the changing business needs

· Controls time, cost and resources to ensure completion to balance budget with meeting needs and demands of the business

· Develops awareness and skills relating to project management within the immediate and wider team.

Skills and Experience:

· Degree in Business, Computer Science or similar discipline, or equivalent experience.

· 5+ years experience in Project Management, with the ability to multitask and manage multiple cross-functional projects.

· 2+ years experience in a business analysis role, preferably supporting a multi-location, 24x7 organization

· Experience of working with a PMO

· Qualifications in Project Management

· Working knowledge of business processes, system development and process improvements.

· Proficient in gathering business requirements, process flows and uses cases.

In return our client offers a relaxed and friendly working environment, very competitive salary including 22 days holidays and excellent company benefits including 10% bonus and growth opportunities.

If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity with a market leading company then please send your CV to and I will then give you a call to discuss in more detail