Senior Project Manager (Implementation)

London (Greater)
16 Feb 2019
16 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Project Manager (Implementation) – Permanent – London

Our client is a global Travel Tech B2B software house and looking for a Senior Project Manager (Implementation) to join their office based in London ideally with Travel Industry experience but that is not essential.

This role is suitable for experienced candidates with several years’ experience as a consultant and/or extensive Travel Industry experience.

Main Purpose of Role:

To manage the implementation of company’s software products.
To manage the project relationship between company and assigned clients post-implementation.
To co-ordinate multiple project work – streams within a large implementation programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

Co-ordinate project management activities with clients including regular reporting and client meetings.
Document, track and communicate project issues, risks, requirements and dependencies using company’s methodology, toolkit.
Manage the production of functional specifications for system change requests to meet client requirements, working closely with Implementation Consultants and Business Analysts.
Work closely with their Offshore Development team
Work closely with their Client Project Manager to resolve issues and ensure project tasks are completed to plan.
Conduct Executive-level Steering Meetings with Client’s senior stakeholders
Manage the relationship with third parties regarding integration and associated software development activity
Ensure that test scenarios and test scripts are adequately designed and executed by both development teams and clients
Ensure that good quality user manuals and client specific documentation are produced with each development released to clients
Manage specific commercial aspects of projects including project billing milestones, development estimates, forecasts, staff timesheets, expenses

Skills / Attributes Required

5+ years of experience of managing large software implementation projects, working with offshore development teams and third parties
Extensive experience of using project management tools and techniques
Results orientated with excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively at all levels of an organisation
Ability to work both in a team and independently
Knowledge of the Travel industry, preferable but not essential
Knowledge of external interfaces related to the travel industry preferable but not essential
Desire and willingness to travel if required
Educated to degree level with good qualification

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