Project Manager Software Implementation

Recruiter
Valia Recruitment Solutions Limited
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1236903390
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager - Software Solutions - to £55k

Brand new Software / Implementation Project Manager role - Leicester based

Software Development, Infrastructure Project Life Cycles, PRINCE 2 / PMBOK, PMO, IT Project Manager, IT Project Support,

Role based just outside Leicester commutable from Market Harborough, Nuneaton, Kettering, Corby, Rugby.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced all-round Project Manager, with proven IT / Software Implementation project management expertise to join an expanding, sector-leading business based out of modern offices just outside Leicester.

Reporting to the Head of Development, this role will have responsibility for leading and delivering critical IT projects across the business / group. This is a permanent role.

The successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of Software Development and Infrastructure Project life cycles, and Project Management methodologies and techniques. You will be able to perform a challenging range and variety of complex Project Management (PM) work activities, and undertake work which requires the application of fundamental PM.

The Post Holder will have the ability to communicate effectively with IT and non IT stakeholders, together with the ability to represent the company to its clients.

Essential skills and knowledge:

·Demonstrate experience in a leading PM role.

·Managed varied projects across different industries

·Be able to communicate issues and changes to colleagues in the business.

·An awareness of common IT Service Management frameworks such as ITIL.

·A varied IT related background is desirable showing experience working with technology and with customers at all levels.

·Experience of Organisational Change Management through running significant change initiatives.

·Experience of Project Management through running complex projects with evidence of budget oversight.

·Proficient in MS Project

·Proficient in Jira.

Desirable skills:

·PMO Qualification such as PRINCE 2 or PMBOK

·Degree Educated in Information Technology (or equivalent)

This is a key role within my client's business and as such we are looking for an all-round Project Manager who is committed to the cause, and seeks a long-term opportunity.

The role is primarily to be based at a main group office just outside Leicester approx. 3 days per week, and the remaining 2 days just outside Cambridge near St. Ives (paid mileage).

This is an exciting time to join my client who have just merged with another award winning industry leader, to now form the UK's dominant leaders' within the Property and Legal services sector.

A full UK driving licence is essential, as you may be required to travel to other group sites.

In return the successful candidates will receive a highly competitive salary (dependent on your level of experience) + an unrivalled benefits package.

For more information and detailed Job Spec please contact ROB OWEN at VALIA Recruitment Solutions.

Suitable Applicants will normally be contacted within 2 hours, including evenings / weekends.

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