Project Manager

Recruiter
Marstep
Location
Warrington
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Purpose:

As a Project Manager you have the responsibility to manage the delivery of concurrent projects within budget, time and quality requirements. You operate with a large degree of autonomy in managing your projects, your key objectives are delivery, quality and business success whilst engendering and promoting a collaborative team focused approach.

Main duties of the post:

  • Be part of a high performing team.
  • Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders building a rapport and credibility with key people
  • Day to day one of your key objectives is to ensure the project management function is aligned to the development process.
  • Resolve issues and remove barriers to success
  • Follow the project delivery process to ensure standards are kept consistent across all projects
  • Management and delivery of a number of concurrent projects.
  • Be able to identify the appropriate resource levels required to meet the demands of your projects.
  • Ensure projects are managed to protect profitability and change control is in place to manage scope.
  • Ensure your projects hit their deadlines in accordance with the planning process and the client brief.
  • Produce, manage and communicate project plans.
  • Produce and distribute project status reports to clients weekly.
  • Produce and follow a communication plan with the client.
  • Produce test scripts.
  • Release testing.
  • Producing documentation for website projects eg functional specifications and statements of work.

Skills required:

  • Experience in managing the following types of projects; digital, ecommerce, system integration, SEO optimisation and conversion optimisation.
  • Experience of Managing budgets of £200K to - £1m
  • Understanding of infrastructure and software development lifecycles, together with a strong Project Management methodology experience.
  • Vendor and Supplier Management
  • Must have demonstrable experience of managing and influencing stakeholders within an organisation
  • Excellent communication skills in order to conduct and moderate technical exchange workshops with stakeholders
  • Strong skills in people management, risk management, process organisation and technical expertise, negotiating and issue resolution capabilities.
  • A track record of successfully delivering business critical projects or programmes, and a relevant project management qualification (PRINCE2, PMP, AGILE, SCRUM etc) or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of managing the full project lifecycle.
  • Delivery and profit focused.
  • Confident in managing client expectations.
  • The management of projects that span multi-disciplinary areas of differing size and complexity to meet business expectations and deliver results.
  • Must be able to demonstrate matrix management of a project team of 3-5 resources.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a portfolio of projects delivered ranging in value from £75- £200k or man days effort of 200 - 700 days.
  • Good understanding of website platforms and working knowledge of customer management systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an intermediate level of understanding of the web from both a production and consumer standpoint..
  • Must be able to manage 3-5 concurrent projects/clients.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel/Google Spreadsheets.
  • Able to produce and manage Gantt charts.

Benefits-

  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday off
  • One day extra holiday for every year worked
  • Flexi-time
  • Ongoing training
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Health scheme (after 1 year)
  • Optical care vouchers
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Office fruit basket
  • Perkbox employee scheme