IT Project Team Manager

Swindon, UK
24 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Project Team Manager to join a growing business within the IT industry in Swindon.

We are looking for a passionate Team Manager, who can lead, organise and motivate the product development team within this leading organisation.

The key responsibilities:

• To plan and manage product development, scheduling the required activity

• Own and prepare progress reporting against plan applying a balance between agility and predictability to provide clarity against KPI's and an ability for relevant boards to make informed decisions;

• To develop and lead a high-performing team that are both accountable and driven through the provision of appropriate guidance, empowerment, structure and the management of blockers

• Work with Product Managers to provide the support and governance required to meet the demand and manage expectations

• Blend project management principles and practices to fit mission-critical product development whilst defining and implementing a continuous improvement plan incorporating best practice both internally and externally;

• Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and third-party requirements in the product

• Manage interdependency between internal and external departments to ensure timely development and delivery;

• Support, coach, mentor and manage your team to ensure fair, consistent approach of workloads and development to produce a highly effective team;

• Continually looking at ways to make improvements to systems, processes and procedures

The Person:

• Project team leadership experience - within the IT sector

• Demonstrable experience in using appropriate tools and product development methodology

• Demonstrable experience and track record of assessment methodology and applying best practice

• Significant experience of working with IT professionals at a team and individual level

• Demonstrable experience of successfully transitioning product development to business as usual

• Significant experience of the training / software development life cycle as well as project management skills

• Excellent communication, influencing and negotiating skills at all levels and a confident presenter

• Financial accountability and management: ability to manage budgets against an agreed cost model

• Strong attention to detail

• Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

• Creative approach to problem solving with the ability

• General knowledge across a broad range of IT related areas

If you are interested in the amazing opportunity please apply today!! If you would like a little more information please do get in touch on

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