Agile Project Manager

Recruiter
Hotfoot Recruitment
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1227651181
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is a large organisation who have won multiple awards for their large enterprise are working with some of the largest organisations across the UK delivering IT Solutions are looking for a Project Manager who will sit within the Delivery Management capability.

The Project Manager will have experience in the following areas:
  • Project estimation and planning
  • Implementing appropriate governance and control practices - following our mantra of "necessary and sufficient"
  • Ensuring the project communications within the company and to our clients is well managed
  • Being an ambassador for the company - you will be one of the main points of contact between the organisation and the client on a day to day basis.
  • Risk and issue management
  • Management of project scope and change requests.
  • Dependency management and holding clients to account for their deliverables

My client is focused on Project Managers that do more than just 'Create and manage the plan' - they like our PMs to have that something special and can bring their own thoughts and ideas to the running of a wide variety of projects. You don't have to be the finished article; they have a wide range of project work and can provide support to our new joiners.

Key soft skills for the Project Manager are:
  • Delivery / Outcome focused - the success is based on our very successful delivery track record.
  • Flexibility - over both time and location - we believe in doing what is necessary to get the job done.
  • A certain resilience - no 2 days are the same and we like to be able to meet the many and varied demands of our clients.
  • A desire to improve - culture places an emphasis on continuous improvement in all that we do.
  • Good communication - can you talk to technical engineers? Client management, their project sponsors.
  • A solid problem solver - we like to see individuals that can take control of a problem and come up with a good solution to it.
  • Influencer and negotiator - you will be expected to negotiate and influence our clients in order to achieve a project outcome.

Our Delivery Managers have a wide range of attributes and all share a true passion for Delivery high quality projects. If you think you possess some of the following attributes, please contact us:
  • Good PM experience
  • End to end software delivery lifecycle experience
  • Hands on Agile experience
  • Client interaction - do you regularly deal with clients? To what level?
  • A good understanding of software development practices.
  • Not looking for a standard 9-5 job.
  • Happy to contribute to the advancement of the overall Delivery Management group

Excellent opportunity to work with one of the UKs biggest organisations.

Immediate interviews/start available.

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