Software Project Manager

Reed Technology
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I have an exciting new opportunity for a dedicated and innovative Project Manager with a background in Software and Applications, within the Birmingham area.

This permanent role is an ideal step up for someone who has previously worked as a developer then had a couple of years' experience in Project Management and is now looking to consolidate both their Software and Project Management skill set. A degree in Computer Science is also essential for this role.

You will be reporting directly to the Head of IT, therefore will be given the opportunity to really take advantage of experienced management.

Responsibilities will include:

Gathering and prioritising customer and product requirements
Full responsibility of logistics and all documentation
Analysing business requirements and systems in conjunction with Development, Test, Infrastructure, Operations teams.
Acting as the key contact point during development phase of projects to ensure requirements are fully clarified and ensuring ll deadlines are met
Scheduling of development, testing and infrastructure resource
Monitor project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports; recommending actions
Co-ordinating and leading weekly status updates with customers, third parties and internal project teams
Building strong relationships with internal and external teams to aid the delivery of the projects
Skills / Experience Required:

Experience of working in a software development project environment, specifically in the preparation of project documentation, requirements and specification documentation
The ability to communicate complex processes to both technical and non technical people within the business
The confidence and presence to participate professionally in robust discussions with a diverse group: customers, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
Customer-oriented with a dynamic and logical approach to fulfilling requirements
Excellent communications ability and drive, tempered with tact and diplomacy
Demonstrable ability to take ownership and manage multiple customer projects of varying complexity to specific timelines
Possess strong 3rd party management skills
A self-starter and team player with effective prioritisation skills
Desirable Skills:

Experience of product management in a high-technology environment.
Training or experience in a project management methodology.
Experience in Hospitality Industry
The ideal candidate will have experience of coordinating multiple streams of work with minimal supervision as well as having a good understanding of the software development lifecycle.

We are looking for candidates who have good technical business analysis skills and can turn their hand to project management when required.

We can offer you variety, challenge, responsibility and an opportunity to grow within a thriving company along with a very competitive remuneration package and benefits.

Please apply today as we are looking to hold interviews imminently.

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