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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • Location

    Herefordshire, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Burgess

  • Contact email:

    alexburgess@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH22225_1607334946

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Project Manager to join an exciting retailer who have seen a rapid amount of growth over the last 12 months. This role will be suitable for a technically focused PM working out of their head office in Herefordshire.

Overview of role

Responsible for managing projects, predominately from the IT portfolio, including technical/infrastructure and development based, using our in-house project management framework. Ensuring projects are appropriately planned, organised, led and reported; adhering to PMO standardised procedures, whilst meeting objectives on time and on budget.

Essential

  • Significant experience in managing infrastructure projects with the ability to take part in technical discussions and translate into project plans and stakeholder reporting
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle and practices, as well as expert knowledge of Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and when best to apply them
  • Strong and diverse experience of delivering multi-discipline business and technology projects using Agile methodologies
  • Experience of leading multi-function project teams including business and technology SME's. Strong leadership, facilitation and coaching skills
  • Proven working knowledge of Agile practices, values and principles
  • Experience of change management principles, methodologies and tools with a solid understanding of how people go through change and the change curve
  • Good level of technical understanding to provide credible leadership to the development community and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues
  • The ability to command respect and be considered credible by the project teams and the project stakeholders

Background

  • 10+ years as a project and/or programme manager running large, complex projects in a variety of environments and using various waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • 5+ years working within a PMO i.e. used to providing a standardised stakeholder experience
  • 5+ years leading technical/infrastructure projects or as a technical resource on projects of this nature

Desirable experience

  • Experience of delivering business transformation/legacy system replacement and infrastructure projects
  • Experience of Agile project management tools such as Jira
  • Actively involved in thought leadership and communities, looking for ways to improve and evolve current practice
  • eCommerce, retail or logistics experience
  • Certified Agile Project Manager, Scrum Master or similar qualification
  • Experience of managing PCI the attestation process

On Offer

Up to £55K + Benefits

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