Project manager/Software/Prince2/Scrum/PMP Project manager/Software

Recruiter
HW Select
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£45,000 per annum
Posted
05 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project manager/Software/Prince2/Scrum/PMP Project manager/Software

Project manager/Software required to join a leading fin tech company based in Birmingham.

As a project manager you will be expected to take responsibility for projects across the business all the way from supporting the Sales and Marketing team with pre-sales efforts through to implementation and handover into BAU. The Project manager will be accountable for the success of the implementation to the client and have end-to-end responsibility of the project from Sales Handover through to Project closedown.

A key element of delivering an excellent service to clients is a sound understanding of their industry, their working practices and a detailed working understanding of the products and services. Core project management skills, such as project planning and control, risk management and change management are of course critical to the role but to really succeed in this role this will need to be combined with appropriate market knowledge and product expertise.

The project manger will be focused with delivery and take personal accountability for the success and/or failure of your projects.

You will be an excellent planner and maintain control of your projects through proactive risk and opportunity management
You have strong commercial acumen and can create, improve and maintain effective client relationships and can identify and pursue income-generating opportunities.
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and are comfortable engaging with internal and external stakeholders across all management levels.
You have strong organisational skills and can effectively organise your own work and that of others.
Your skills and experience

Educated to degree level, ideally in a science or computer / software related discipline, or have equivalent industry experience.
A proven track record of successfully delivering both package and bespoke software development projects in a commercial environment.
Experience of the whole project life cycle, able to operate in all project stages from pre-sales to closure.
Strong experience in delivering projects with medium-large projects and teams.
Competency in Microsoft desktop technologies, in particular MS Project and Excel.
Excellent client management skills and relevant experience.
Knowledge and experience of working with agile software development methodologies, particularly SCRUM.
Formal project management qualification (PMP, Prince2 etc)

Salary/package

£45000-£55000 plus flexible benefits and a 15-20% bonus