|Job Ref:||204587211||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Basingstoke||Address:||Post Code:||RG21||Salary:||£40000 - £55000/annum £6k car allowance||Post Date:||28/09/2016 04:24|
Project Manager, Application Software & Consulting experience - Basingstoke|
We are looking for a dynamic, organised Project Manager who has managed IT application software projects. You will have worked with solutions such as ERP, Legal Software, Accounting / Financial systems, Document Management, HR & Payroll, Property Management or Construction Software, Events Management, Manufacturing / MRP software or something similar. Your skills will have been gained at a software reseller, vendor or software consultancy and you should be capable of managing larger projects as well as several concurrent small ones. You will be office based (near Basingstoke) with travel to client sites, and some flexibility for working from home.
There is a wide salary range on offer from £40-£55k (they will happily consider junior, mid-range and experienced PM's) with a £6k car allowance and company benefits. Initially you can expect to be in the office 3 days a week for the first few months, which will probably drop down to two days a week, so reasonable proximity to their offices near Basingstoke is also important.
This busy, well established and extremely successful consulting firm, provides Sage ERP, accounting and CRM business software to client companies; their solutions cover finance, manufacturing, ecommerce, warehousing, distribution, order processing, HR & Payroll, document management, sales & marketing and CRM. Your job is to work with the customers' on the requirements managing the whole process to delivery and go live.
The company is part of a UK group or ERP software resellers - this is a very busy division and typically they have up to 125 software implementation projects on the go at once - of which some might be on hold, some are waiting for client action, some are in the software development phase, some are waiting for resource etc. Your job will be to manage the clients' expectations and keep your portfolio of projects rolling forward as well as organising your implementation consultants and keeping track of each stage of the projects. You will need to liaise with the consulting teams and software development teams.
If you are a hard working Project Manager with a reseller, vendor or consultancy background and Application Software skills, this is a terrific opportunity to move to a top 10 UK consultancy that works with the full range of Sage solutions including Sage 200, Sage ERP X3, Sage 1000, Sage CRM and SalesLogix. They have a long track record of successfully delivering on premise and cloud based solutions into the SME market, and a thorough understanding of their customers' business requirements with the skills and resources to deal with bespoke software customisations.
You will be an accomplished Software Project Manager who is well organised, good under pressure and an enthusiastic leader. Good communication skills, with strong stakeholder and relationship / team management skills are essential, and the ability to develop, lead and motivate your project teams to achieve the desired results. You will be motivated and pragmatic and adept at creating the right project environment to ensure successful implementations of application software solutions.
You should be capable of managing projects of up to £100k, 50 days of consulting and £50k's worth of software / licenses, as well as managing multiple smaller projects of around 10 days consulting. Your core skills will include the ability to effectively manage customer expectations, manage project creep, keep the project within scope, deliver profitable projects and find the commercial balance between customer satisfaction and getting the project finished on time and to budget.
The job of a Project Manager here can be a tough one with many challenges - so you will be the type of person who is not easily intimidated and works really well when the pressure is on! However, you will have many other PM's around you to work with.
If this sounds like the type of software project management role you could really get your teeth into, then contact Jake King or Carolyn MacLurg at Ambis Resourcing for further information or to apply