Project Manager - 6mth Contract
I am currently looking for a software focussed Project Manager to fill an initial 6 month engagement with a great small Scottish owned tourism company based in central Edinburgh. I’m looking for someone who is immediately available to interview and can start as soon as possible. You’ll be working on a large scale software development project, managing a small team of 5 developers working in an agile environment where everyone chips in to get things done, not just on the project, but around the office too! The skills: Ideally you will bring 3-5+ years’ commercial experience as a Project Management, managing and delivering software projects. It is vital that you were a hands on coder before stepping in to project management, preferably working on java based applications. It goes without saying that you must be well organised, capable of motivating and managing a small team and have strong interpersonal skills. You’ll also be a confident negotiator and be able to convey complex technical information to people, who in some instances have very basic IT knowledge. You’ll also be the sort of person who can check your ego at the door and if you are looking for a role in a highly corporate environment, this isn’t the type of organisation for you. Desirable Skills/Requirements; Strong end to end project management experience, with a pragmatic and practical delivery approach Ability to interact with technical team members at a hands on level Strong experience delivering agile projects, preferably with Scrum and/or Kanban certifications Strong stakeholder management experience Please apply as soon as possible, as interviews should be held within the next 5-7 days.