Project Manager - Software Development

Location
Huddersfield
Salary
£30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
11 Dec 2017
Ref
00075677
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is dedicated to quality software engineering, building new and exciting software for their clients and themselves.

Due to their continued growth, they have a brand new opportunity for a Software Project Manager to join their team based in the Media Centre in Huddersfield City Centre.

This is a great opportunity for a talented Project Manager who is looking for a genuinely rewarding career helping them to build the next generation of software systems.

Responsibilities:
- Oversee multiple software development projects with 3-4 teams of developers
- Collaborate with software developers, clients and software architects to plan, design and test, and maintain existing and new applications.
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
- Translate customer requirements and user stories into a set of clear objectives for the development team.
- Create and maintain project documentation - requirements documents, project plans, software and release roadmaps.
- Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.
- Backlog management and reporting to both client and development team
- Conduct regular internal meetings (discovery, implementation and closure, stand-ups, release planning, sprint planning).

What you will get back:
- Flexible working hours, 7.5 hours day, you pick the hours (client permitting)
- The experience of working in a fast-growing company with excellent opportunities for progression
- Casual dress code
- A job you love and want to tell your friends about after work
- A competitive salary, with regular reviews
- Pension
- Pizza Tuesdays (free lunch and a get together every week)
- Breakfast Fridays (Free breakfast every week)
- Great Team nights out

Essential Skills
- You're a bit of a geek who loves new tech. You love to dig around software and consider yourself a "super-user", always trying to figure out how to make it best work for you.
- You're incredibly organised and detail orientated. When you see two people emailing documents back and forth you can't help yourself from offering an online solution.

You don't need to have a degree in computer science, or years managing expensive enterprise software rollouts.

They are not looking for a Project Manager who wears a suit to work.

They are looking for somebody who is smart, quick, hard-working and determined to get the job done.

Desirable Skills
- 3+ years' experience managing software development projects.
- Proven experience of delivering business and technical projects
- MSP, PMP, PRINCE II or Agile certification is a plus

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