IT Project Team Manager

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Swindon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Aug 2019
Closes
08 Sep 2019
Ref
1243281777
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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