IT / Project Manager

London (Greater)
05 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Great opportunity for a IT Manager to join a fantastic Travel Agency at a very exciting time. The overall purpose of your role is to get the best out of technology products, with the aim of improving central efficiencies, creating a modern technological environment and providing the users with best in class technology solutions. To do this you will manage the relationship with a portfolio of suppliers, ensuring projects are delivered on target and on budget.

Some of the key tasks:

Drive ideas and actions on technology solutions
Produce specifications and develop business application enhancements as required
Proactively analyse processes in the business to ensure end to end process optimisation
Maintain up to date process documentation
Ensure integrity of systems
Provide effective communication with all stakeholders to ensure integration of IT functions throughout the organisation
Undertake other IT project management tasks as required
Continually review and evaluate current methodologies and recommend improvement on existing and new technologies
Organise meetings with Technology suppliers and discuss enhancements and commercials
Be responsible for arranging training sessions as required pertaining to products and systems
Provide status updates on ongoing technology project progress to the management team
Project Manage future technology initiatives
Attend training courses where and when required
Have a service-oriented approach

Ideal background:

Successfully delivering technology solutions in a similar environment
Project Management (qualification desirable but not essential)
Have knowledge and have worked with CRM systems (preferably Microsoft Dynamics), online platforms, preferably project managing web development initiatives (ideally booking systems and extranet sites) and Business Intelligence systems
Building relationships with business partners (suppliers)
Working within the travel sector is a plus
Keeping up to date with all the industry challenges

Also be...

Knowledgeable and understand basic scripting and have basic SQL server knowledge
Knowledgeable in systems analysis, design and development methodologies
Excellent at interpersonal, language and communication skills
Good at prioritising and have excellent organisational skills
Positive and flexible in your attitude towards project completion
Knowledgeable in all Project Management principles
Commercially aware
An excellent team player
Able to work independently with a level of autonomy

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