Project Manager - IT

Location
Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
28 Dec 2017
Ref
00076406
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This an opportunity to join large Business travel company with offices based across the UK including Manchester, London and in mainland Europe as well as the USA.

They are seeking a Project Manager for a fixed term contract of 12 Months.

The ideal candidate will come from a technology background and be highly-skilled in balancing the crafting of solid business requirements with managing multiple projects with varying complexity from initiation through closure. Responsible for the full project lifecycle, you'll develop credible plans and requirements and drive them to a successful conclusion within strict deadlines. And, throughout, you'll display strong, natural leadership and be able to handle often-conflicting demands.

Objective:

To deliver projects using sound project management methodology and help cultivate an environment of accountability.

Job Tasks:

- Implementation of solid project management methodology into the growing business
- Management of a mixture of Agile and Waterfall deliverables
- Liaise with business customers to effectively communicate processes and plans
- Facilitate project-related meetings
- Obtain sign-off during critical project phases
- Develop and maintain project timetables, resource allocations, and budgetary costing
- Pro actively monitor projects for risks, raising awareness when necessary and coordinating mitigations
- Manage all project-related communication to the highest standard.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

- Demonstrable understanding of project management lifecycle and fundamentals in terms of planning, monitoring and control with prior history of managing development and change
- Proven experience delivering multiple IT projects to time and budget
- Outstanding communication, meeting management/facilitation, and presentation skills including board-level presentations
- Demonstrable experience of managing multiple complex, mixed technical environment project
- Demonstrable experience of managing geographically distributed resources over whom they have no direct control
- Demonstrable experience of project budget and resource forecasting

Personal characteristics

- Experience in the travel industry
- Hardware & Software delivery experience
- IT background

What we will give you in return

- 23 Days Annual leave (it increases to 24 days in your second year of service)
- Pension Scheme - we contribute if you do too!
- Free Private Medical Insurance
- Childcare vouchers
- Life insurance -it will pay your dependants 3x your Salary
- They give you £££ towards Flexi Benefits each year you can use it on Pure card for discounts at retailers or the Technology Scheme (to help you buy PC or Mobile tech) Healthcare cash plan and dental insurance - to name a few.
- Smart/ Casual Dress code - we want you to feel comfortable in work so whether you like to wear jeans and T shirt or you like a good old shirt and tie - its up to you.


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