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Technical Project Manager - must have Jira and Software Projects experience

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23 Feb 2021

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The mission of the Technical Project Manager is to ensure internal and external stakeholder needs are met and projects delivered on time, to budget and specification. In this role, you should be analytical, an excellent communicator, demonstrate business acumen and be a dynamic problem solver.

M3 Global Research, part of M3 Inc., provides the most comprehensive and highest quality market research recruitment and support services available to the industry with relationships reaching respondents in more than 70 countries worldwide.

M3 Global Research maintains ISO 26362 and 27001 certifications with the highest quality data collection and project management capabilities that cover the spectrum of quantitative and qualitative techniques utilized today. M3 services incorporate all of the most advanced statistical and attitudinal methodologies allowing clients to provide world-class offerings and support services to their end-client customers throughout multiple industry sectors. Due to our continued growth and expansion, M3 is seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our Global Research division.

Responsibilities Of The Role
  • Develop, analyze and manage project plans and appropriate project management documentation
  • Utilize established project management standards, processes, policies, methodologies, and tools established to manage timelines, resources, and budgets
  • Negotiates project plans, time frames, and trade-off with management, and apprises management of impact to project while appropriately balancing project scope, schedule, budget, quality and risks
  • Interface with company leadership to align the work of the systems groups with strategic business goals
  • Collaborate with engineers, clients and internal teams to determine the specifications of the projects
  • Determine and define clear deliverables, roles and responsibilities for staff members required for specific projects or initiatives
  • Hold regular technical team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding projects
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals, making appropriate changes during project life cycle as necessary
  • Anticipate details of future projects by communicating directly with management and staying informed of relevant trends and industry news
  • Establish and implement training processes and strategies for all technical personnel
  • 3+ years of professional Technical Software Project Management experience including running software implementations - MUST HAVE
  • Experience using JIRA required - MUST HAVE - Ideally knowledge of Atlassian JIRA Cloud
  • Familiarity with software technologies (e.g. Node.js, ColdFusion, JavaScript, SQL, PowerBI) and with the software development lifecycle (lean design, agile, scrum)
  • PMI/PMP/Agile Prince/Prince 2 or other relevant certifications are a plus
  • Preferred Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, or related field
  • High attention to detail and strong written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Proven abilities to take initiative and be innovative with an analytical mind with a problem-solving aptitude
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Tools
  • Team player that can adapt in a fast pace and changing environment
  • Experience or knowledge of market research industry an advantage
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK and be commutable to London

  • Salary - £40,000-50,000 depending on experience.
  • Quarterly bonus
  • Pension and Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Employee Benefits Hub
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee counselling
  • Flexibility to work remotely
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