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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Alex Burgess

  • Contact email:

    alexburgess@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH28342_1648735380

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-12

  • Consultant:

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Gleeson Recruitment Group have just been briefed on a fantastic opportunity to work with a leading UK wide business based here in the Midlands. This opportunity is for an experienced Project Manager to plan, manage and deliver projects and activities in accordance with scope, benefits, business requirements and functional specifications throughout the project lifecycle utilising PRINCE 2 methodology.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for planning, management and delivery of projects in accordance with business requirements and functional specifications
  • Structure projects to ensure that agreed budgetary, resourcing and time objectives are met. Manage the project budget
  • Responsible for ensuring that all projects are delivered within timescale, to scope, to budget and to a high standard
  • To project manage implementation of products or services in accordance with the business client agreements
  • Act as prime point of contact for the project; provide day-to-day management of the overall and work stream level plans
  • Responsible for production and maintenance of Project documentation
  • Responsible for maintaining relations with Business Owners
  • Track and communicate status of projects/programme to ensure visibility of status across the business - Conduct project review meetings and provision of status reports
  • Pro-actively manage and highlight project risks and issues
  • Liaise closely with Programme Office to ensure sufficient resources are allocated to each project
  • Ensure project guidelines and processes are developed and adhered to
  • Demonstrate Quality Assurance practices during all stages of the project

Essential Experience:

  • Experience in managing business orientated projects
  • Proven track record for delivering projects on time and to budget.
  • Experience preparing business cases and preparation for financial approval
  • Thorough understanding and experience of the software development lifecycle
  • Ability to analyse, diagnose, design, plan, execute and evaluate work to time and quality targets
  • Familiarity with available PRINCE 2 methods, procedures, tools, equipment and standards and ability to make correct choices from alternatives
  • Proven experience in constructing documentation, processes and standards
  • Proven leadership skills. Proven and demonstrated skills in building strong team dynamics

Technical experience:

  • Experience in methodologies such as PRINCE 2 and the use of them in practical applications
  • Technical awareness of IT systems and networks
  • Experience in management of projects, software projects and their successful delivery
  • Understanding the technical implications of what the business owner is asking for and ability to translate to IT and third parties

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