Project Portfolio Manager

Uniting Ambition Limited
£70k - 95k per year
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Portfolio Manager / Programme Manager (Software / Application/ Digital) Staffordshire £70,000-95,000 + benefits A high growth, entrepreneurial company is looking for a talented Project Portfolio Manager / Programme Manager as a newly created role down to exponential growth. You will be part of a leading £1bn turnover, global online technology business who are accelerating forward using technology. You will have full ownership and delivery responsibility of a portfolio of software development projects, whilst managing and motivating a dedicated team of Project Manager's and Co-ordinators.You will work very closely with a large internal technical team of over 800 so it's key that you have a good grasp of architecture, software development, test, release management, database, network, platform and IT operations. Whilst your role is to have a much higher-level view of projects and programmes you need a technical programming background to fully understand the breadth of what you're delivering, and to have that level of gravitas with the Developer. Ideally you will have come from a software development background and transitioned into a project career path. Person specification: * Excellent planning and organisation techniques * An ability to operate in a demanding and dynamic environment. * A broad knowledge of project management terminology, tools and techniques. * Ability to plan, balancing priorities and deadlines. * Excellent communication skills You'll be pragmatic in your approach, unphased by changing requirements and will have shown resilience to challenges. This Programme Manager / Project Portfolio Manager post is based in North Staffordshire so commutable within 45 minutes from the likes of Crewe, Stoke, Stafford, Northwich, Knutsford, Warrington, Macclesfield, Derby, Burton, Cannock and Telford. Project Portfolio Manager / Programme Manager Uniting Ambition: Charlotte Proudmore
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