Project Manager (IT)

The SmartList
11 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager (IT)Salary: Circa 51,000 DOE Full time/ Permanent Location: Cambridge, CambridgeshireMy client is looking to recruit an experienced, technically astute,Project Manager to join our team with a focus on delivering IT projectsin technology or application development. The ideal candidate will havea background in software development and/or maintenance, demonstrableproject management experience and a working knowledge of SAP isdesirable but not essential.Responsibilities of the role will include: Project Manager (IT)Cambridge, Cambridgeshire A key part of this role will involve working within a large scale SAPproject, employing your technical expertise to validate work estimates,suggest alternative solutions, and actively managing delivery efforts ofService Delivery Teams. Guiding project managers and developmentresources, managing inter-dependencies, risks, issues and communicationsacross stakeholders.Alongside this you will also have accountability for project delivery onassigned initiatives. This will involve: Project Manager (IT) Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Being the single accountable party for planning, orchestrating, anddelivering a given initiativeEnsuring end results are of the highest calibre with a clearlyarticulated scope and quantifiable business benefit Directly managing all aspects of the project life cycle and workingwith matrix IT partners to oversee all phases of a project Rigorously managing scope to ensure commitments are achieved withinagreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters Validating financial forecasts and providing on-going reconciliation ofresources and other related project expenditures Developing communication plans and interfaces to execute onresponsibilities Serving as a Subject Matter Expert in routinely briefing keystakeholders on different aspects of assigned initiatives Representing the project in various project governance andinter-department forums Defining and tracking project milestones while developing, maintainingand reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan Developing the required project management artefacts Preparing periodic project status reportsKey Criteria: Project Manager (IT) Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Technical experience preferably gained in a previous IT softwaredevelopment or maintenance environment. Solid Project Management experience Ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders andmobilize and motivate the teams Budget Management Conflict Management experience Proven experience of stakeholder management Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologiesand tools SAP experience is a distinct advantage Benefits - Project Manager (IT) Cambridge, CambridgeshireIn addition to a competitive salary, we offer a superb range ofbenefits: Generous contributory pension 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary) Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers Cycle scheme Subsidised canteens Support for professional qualifications The closing date for applications is 22nd November and interviews willbe held shortly afterTo find out more about this role please view the job description or toapply, please upload your covering letter and CV. - provided by Dice PROJECT MANAGEMENT, SAP, SERVICE DELIVERY, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT