Project Manager / IT Project Coordinator / Project Controller

Bluetownonline Ltd
United Kingdom
35000 per annum
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Project Manager Location: Salford, Manchester Salary: 35,000 Job Type: Full Time, Permanent The company is one of the UK's leading Managed Technology Service Providers, helping organisations evolve from traditional technology environments. They are seeking a Project Manager to join the high profile team. The role The Project Manager will be expected to support the Programme Manager in the following areas: Monitoring and managing project level risks Providing accurate weekly reports on project status Contingency Planning 3rd party management Cost management Key Competency Quality & Excellence Uses planned, systematic actions to ensure that products & services satisfy quality requirements Learns from feedback and improves standards Reinforces the need to comply with quality standards to others Adaptability and Flexibility Responds well to changing priorities and demonstrates personal involvement in new activities Works alongside others with different approaches to identify different ways of achieving results Successfully translates new goals into practical processes Redirects team efforts and adapts team approach Influence & Persuasion Finds ways of minimising objections or barriers Establishes personal credibility based on demonstrable added value within areas of specialism Offers choices of solutions, tailored to influence target audience Structures situations to influence others' behaviour Innovation Recognises that standard answers do not fit certain problems, and need new approaches Thinks outside given parameters in search of better ways Demonstrates lateral thinking; is not overly influenced by current methodologies Allows others to experiment and try out new ideas Project Management Effective project planning, implementation and project monitoring skills Manages and delivers complex projects within agreed timescales and budgets Co-ordinates cross-functional projects, rallying extra resources as required Analyses project outcomes, in order to improve future project planning and ensures lessons learned are actioned Accountability & Managing Expectations Gathers extra resources to enable expectations to be met Keeps stakeholders fully informed of progress, so reducing the impact of any potential delays Delivers projects on time, to spec, without adverse effects on other departments Key Criteria - Personal Essential: Experience working in a Prince2 environment, or similar, as the Project Manager Experience of being involved in planning and delivery of complex projects An analytic approach and the ability to draw valid conclusions from data Strong communication skills, with proven stakeholder management experience Experience in building both strategic and operational relationships Ability to manage and plan own time and work independently Desirable: Degree qualified Agile experience Experience of working on internal business focused projects acting as the Project Manager Benefits: 22 days' holiday, rising to 25 days with length of service Westfield Health cash plan Performance-based bonus Childcare Vouchers Retail discount scheme Monthly employee recognition scheme Life Assurance Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Project Manager, IT Project Manager, Project Coordinator, IT Project Coordinator, IT Project Controller, Technical Project Manager, IT Manager, IT Business Project Manager, Technology Project Manager, Technical Project Manager, Software Project Manager will also be considered for this role. - provided by Dice AGILE, DEGREE, PRINCE2, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, PROJECT PLANNING, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT