Software Project Manager

Lexis Nexis
United Kingdom
?50,000 - ?70,000
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager, Software Applications - Dublin We are looking to expand our team and bring on a passionate and talented Project Manager/PMO with a strong background in Software Applications, someone with a passion for delivery and who enjoys working with intelligent, bright and motivated individuals in a collaborative environment. The Project Manager provides support to the Project Management team and is directly responsible for the delivery of multiple projects concurrently, managing all phases of the project through the Application Product Development process. You will be responsible for Project-managing cross-functional teams, working closely with all aspects of the product development community: Market Vertical, Product Manager, Engineering, Testing, Legal, and more. RESPONSIBILITIES: - Manage all phases of projects through the Product Development process. - Depending on scope and complexity, manage up to 20 projects a year. - Define key performance parameters and create regular variance reports to track progress. - Negotiate with Engineering Resource Managers for project resources. - Maintain compliance with corporate and public regulations. - Perform data analysis relevant to project tasks. - Request resource demand and review resource allocation for projects. - Schedule and facilitate project review meetings for the purpose of updating status. - Escalate complex issues and decisions to senior-level PMO colleagues. - Maintain ownership of and accountability for the project schedule. - Effectively communicate project status including schedule variances and mitigation options. - Identify and make recommendations for improvement to existing processes and procedures. - All other duties as assigned. TECHNICAL SKILLS: - Solid project management skills and ideally with PMO experience or good wider commercial skills. - Extensive background in Full Software Development project delivery - PMP, Prince2 or other recognised methodology working in an Agile environment - Strong stakeholder relationship management skills. - Experience using MS Project, MS Office, and MS Visio. - Ability to effectively present status and issues to Project Owner and Business Unit Portfolio Leaders. - Solid written and oral communication skills as well as presentation and negotiation skills required. - Experience coordinating team work flow in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. - Experience partnering with other project stakeholders to resolve issues and to mitigate project impacts. - A results-oriented outlook with the ability to prioritize and deliver key initiatives. - Professionalism and strong interpersonal skills. - Detail-oriented and the ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities. We're a superb company to work for, with great people, great benefits (including 27.5 days annual holiday and 10 Bank/Hols, family health cover, pension and share scheme), world class technology, market leading products, a culture of innovation and collaboration, and superb career prospects. LexisNexis® has been managing sensitive data for more than 40 years, supporting 80 percent of the Fortune 500 companies and we currently do business with 8 of the world's top 10 banks. We also have customers in more than 100 countries worldwide, providing them access to 45 billion total records from 10,000+ different sources, that are all processed through our unique HPCC Systems at over 90 million transactions per hour LexisNexis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, marital status, ethnic origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.
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