Project Manager

Recruiter
Advento Staffing
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£60,000 per annum
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
27 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Project Manager who is happy to work from home with frequent travel.

My client’s objectives is to sell business software solutions while offering a consultancy and systems integration service. They are a multi award-winning Microsoft Gold Partner with ambitious plans and a solid growth strategy.

General job responsibilities

  • Ensure that realistic project plans are developed and agreed with clients
  • Ensure that all project delivery conforms to the company’s implementation methodology
  • Identifies and communicates the skills, experience, personal attributes and manpower requirements for the successful delivery of projects in advance of requirements to enable the appropriate resources to be allocated or sourced
  • Lead and manage the project team
  • Organise the resources and ensure that actions are taken to ensure that delivery stays on-plan
  • Manage changes to the project through the appropriate change control mechanisms
  • Consider and provide input to management to enable the development and ongoing improvement on the services that we are able to offer to our clients
  • Maintain reporting metrics to enable management to review the effectiveness and progress of projects
  • Escalate potential problems to company management as soon as these are identified
  • Where there is no Project Director, assume also the responsibilities of the Project Director

To be successful in role you will need:

  • Solid Project Management experiences within the top end of the ERP sector
  • Proactive attitude
  • Ability to manage projects by motivating both the customer- and consulting-implementation teams
  • Team leadership experiences

Technical Skills:

  • Fundamental understanding of Microsoft Dynamics
  • Basic knowledge of related Microsoft technologies (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft .NET, Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server, and Microsoft BizTalk Server)
  • Experience with the management of risk, change, issues, time, scope, resources, budget, and quality
  • Knowledge of methodology and best practices
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Project and other tools that support project management
  • Good understanding of all major activities for a business system implementation such as analysis, design, development, and deployment

There will be a requirement to travel to client sites. Able to spend nights away from home without upsetting domestic situation. Able to work extended hours on occasions when required. Must have clean or near clean driving licence.

In return you will get a good basic salary, car allowance, bonus, pension etc