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Project Manager

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Posted: 03/08/2018
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 809104444

Job Details

A leading financial services organisation are looking for an experienced Project Manager, who will work closely with the Business to identify business requirements and translate them into clear project plans. The role of Project manager will require you to utilise both project management and business analysis skills to ensure that identified benefits are delivered in line with strategic objectives, on time and to budget.

As a Project Manager your duties will include;

- Working with business sponsors to translate requirements into a business case / PID and articulate a delivery approach and gain approval to proceed.

- Production of weekly project reporting

- Ensure clear definitions for all individuals involved in the project / change

- Develop and maintain effective relationships with all key stakeholders across the business

- Develop and maintain high level and detailed project plans using Waterfall or Agile methodologies, using them to monitor progress and model ‘what if scenarios' to plan mitigation strategies

- Proactively managing project resource from multi-disciplined teams both within head office, sites across the UK and external resources / suppliers

- Ensuring financial objectives are met by forecasting requirements; preparing a project budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances and initiating corrective actions

- Working closely with developers to define functional and non-functional requirements and build design specifications

- Manages and maintains key documentation

The essential experience required for the Project Manager;

- Proven commercial Information Technology Project Management

- Clear written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to work within a small team and autonomously

- Ability to prioritise own workload

- Proactive and self-motivated

- Excellent attention to detail

- Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

- Budget management

- Use of various project management methodologies

- ITIL methodologies useful

- Knowledge of software development lifecycle (Agile / SCRUM)

In addition the ideal Project Manager will hold some of the following qualifications: Prince 2, PMP or APMP and Lean Six Sigma / ITIL would be useful

This is an exceptional career opportunity to join a rapidly expanding Organisation that offer exceptional career progression.