Project Manager - Application Development / Agile

Head Resourcing
09 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager - Application Development / Agile - Glasgow - Superb salary and benefits Head Resourcing is working with a leading financial services organisation in Glasgow that is looking to hire an exceptional Project Manager with an extensive background in the delivery of IT application and development projects. You will be responsible for the delivery of strategic change projects, leading a technical team that is extending a UK developed leading application to our clients team in the UAE, and also managing the integration of the application into core UK systems. You will work closely with key stakeholders across the business from inception to implementation, managing a virtual team to ensure project objectives meet the scope and needs of those stakeholders. You will be responsible for planning, resourcing, risk / issue management, budget management, and governance across all projects under your remit. Our client offers the opportunity to work in an environment where work / life balance is important, as is the impact the organisation has within the local community. If you have not worked in the financial services industry previously this role will give you the opportunity to gain exposure across the business and acquire an excellent business skillset alongside your technology and project experience. Essential: - Demonstrable experience in Project Management across business and technology delivery - Experience managing large scale development teams with developers, analysts, and testers delivering across a wide range of projects - Experience of working with agile project teams - Strong stakeholder management experience - Experience working with virtual and geographically dispersed teams - Strong project management methodology knowledge - Experience in delivering change within a client servicing or contact / service centre environment Desirable: - APM / PMP / Prince2 or equivalent project management accreditation - Agile Project Management / Product Owner / Scrum Master training or accreditations - Jira / Confluence tools - HP Navigator Benefits: - Excellent salary and extensive benefits package - Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative team - Work for an organisation that values and rewards ability and contribution - Good transport links locally