Project Manager – Innovative EdTech Provider

Recruiter
Software2
Location
Leeds
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager – Innovative EdTech Provider Leeds, West Yorkshire Are you a highly-organised Project Manager from a software or tech background? Want to work with unique, industry-leading technology and make a real impact as part of a small and talented team? If so, we’d love to hear from you. The Company: We are Software2, an exciting EdTech company who are making waves in our industry. On a mission to make the student experience even more awesome, we provide award-winning technology solutions to the higher education market. AppsAnywhere, our unique app store, combines multiple technologies to deliver any app, anywhere – allowing our customers to liberate software from campus PC labs and deliver it on-demand to any device, including student BYOD. With over half of the UK’s universities using our products (and plenty more worldwide) we’re off to an impressive start – and we’ve got big plans for the future. Now, we’re looking for a passionate Project Manager to drive the development of AppsAnywhere and manage the development process, ensuring that we continue to deliver a world-leading product. The Benefits: - Salary of £30,000 - £35,000 DOE - Pension - Flexible working - Health insurance – including discounted gym membership - Ongoing investment in your development - Help improve the learning experience for students across the globe - An on-site café in case the hunger bug hits - Unlimited holidays Recently voted runners-up for the Techworld Best Place to Work in Tech Award 2018, our employees love their work, and we hope you will too. This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an awesome, close-knit team and make a lasting impact on a product that’s used by millions around the world. We believe that investing in our people is key to our success, which is why you’ll have access to excellent training and plenty of personal development opportunities. When you’re at your best, so are we. The Role: As the Project Manager, you’ll oversee the ongoing development of our product, AppsAnywhere. A large part of your role will involve taking ownership of processes and workflow, handling product change requests, tracking issues and dealing with customer’s changes, so first-class organisational skills will be key. Your other duties will include: - Co-ordinating our small team of Developers - Organising internal and external resources and third party service partners - Developing project scopes, objectives and success criteria for each feature - Making sure that all features are delivered on-time and within scope - Measuring project performance - Ensuring resource availability and allocation - Making sure our products comply with the latest standards About You: To join us, you’ll need: - Experience of project management, gained in a software and/or technology environment - A project management qualification - An educational background in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project management - A good understanding of quality assurance management and best practice - The ability to motivate and inspire others to perform at their best - Great customer-facing and communication skills Our dream Project Manager will have experience of writing technical documents, but this isn’t essential. Experience of Atlassian products would also be highly beneficial, but training will be provided. We’re keen to hear from you if you’ve got experience as a Technical Project Manager, IT Project Manager, Software Project Manager, Product Manager, Product Development Manager, Development Project Manager or Programme Manager. Webrecruit and Software2 are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. So, if you looking to make a real difference with a ground-breaking company as a Project Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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