Project Manager, software

Recruiter
About Solutions Recruitment Ltd
Location
Brighton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Oct 2019
Closes
19 Oct 2019
Ref
1285584975
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Project Manager

Project Manager required to join a successful electronics company with a global presence

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to apply their skills to various projects within a dynamic engineering environment.

The successful candidate will be joining a small team, and will report to the Head of Project Management. As well as enjoying a varied role within a vibrant workplace, you will gain superb commercial experience through working in a growing business. This PM role will give you exposure to working with end clients across various markets, so excellent communications skills are a must. Knowledge of French would be a definite bonus, thought not essential.

Responsibilities include:
  • Project management (Prince2 and MS Project or similar)
  • Defining scope and objectives, planning, resourcing, costing, milestones, critical paths, reporting, managing risk and changes and any required escalations, plus working to deadlines
  • Managing in-house software development projects from inception to completion
  • Developing a PC-based software product to create a new web-based software platform
  • Working with software developers in both the UK and Europe
  • Liaising with global stakeholders
  • Managing customer-driven and product maintenance projects
  • Managing multiple projects concurrently, including new product development

Requirements:
  • 3-5 years+ of project management of software products
  • Significant experience of leading both Agile and Waterfall software development projects
  • Team player with experience of working with multi-national team members
  • Good knowledge of MS Project and MS Office
  • A quick, technically-minded learner who is keen to develop
  • Willingness to travel
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable:

Knowledge of Cloud and Web-based technologies

Relevant Project Management qualifications

University degree/similar qualification

Fluency in French

This is a great opportunity for a strong Project Manager to use and develop their skills in a dynamic, friendly environment

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