|Job Ref:||204672705||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Essex||City:||Colchester||Address:||Post Code:||CO2||Salary:||£55000/annum + Excellent benefits||Post Date:||13/10/2016 03:57|
The Project Manager will be a key member of the PMO Team, and as such he/she will have the opportunity to work tightly with a team of highly skilled software developers and IT professionals, providing specialised technology to both internal and external clients.|
Focused on project execution, this position requires strong partnership across the group, as well as the wider organisation. From handling small change requests to managing large and complex projects from inception through final execution and conclusion, you will be actively involved across the entire product life cycle.
Develop, document and communicate business requirements for each project, with clarity of scope and expected outcomes
Set specific and measurable goals and objectives for a project team
Manage a project team against a work plan
Effectively manage communication and engagement across a global community of stakeholders
Proactively monitor and routinely report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Identify, collate or create all documentation required during the project phase and for thorough handover
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
Actively seek out process improvement initiatives, with the goal to improve business process cycle times and the overall quality of output/service.
Any other tasks required to support the business.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Project Management certification (PMP/Prince2/Agile) preferred.
At least 5 years of experience in project management.
Previous experience in the delivery of software projects within a multinational company is preferred.
Agile project management experience would be advantageous.
Working knowledge of Jira Agile and/or Clarizen project management software is preferred.
Proficiency in all MS Office tools is required
Competencies and Skills required
Comfortable with a fast pace of change, while ensuring continuity of current activities.
Ability to perform formal analysis and provide written interpretations of findings
Ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines.
A flexible and yet structured and logical approach; able to handle multiple tasks, think and plan ahead and build in contingencies.
Excellent problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to understand complex information and assess requirements.
The ability to work within budget limits.
Ability to act under strong pressure and to manage crisis situations efficiently.
Ability to work independently with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams