IT Project Manager

Sopra Steria Recruitment
55000.00 GBP Annual
03 Jul 2018
31 Jul 2018
Job Type
Contract Type

Sopra Steria Recruitment is now looking for Project Manager to join our large client in their Redditch Office.

Project Manager


Up to GBP55,000 + Benefits


This is an exciting opportunity to work as Project Manager you have full responsibility to successfully deliver projects within budget, and to the required quality and time-scales, and facilitate full realization of benefits defined in the business case.

The Role

  • Responsible for projects with varying budgets, or work streams within a programme.
  • Understand commercial drivers and business strategy to ensure appropriate project prioritization
  • Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, provide communication strategies, ensure business ownership
  • Work closely with non-IT project managers to ensure the successful delivery of change.
  • Manage risks, issues, and changes, including change budgets, escalating as appropriate
  • Produce a project plan and critical path and provide required reporting, including RAG project status reports
  • Identify resource requirements and assign individual responsibilities, including third parties
  • Day to day management of operational aspects of the project and scope
  • Provide guidance to project teams and communication with Stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle, and clearly and concisely communicate project progress and status to stakeholders.
  • Ensure organizational procedures, project methodologies/standards, and best practice are adhered to
  • Control and report on all expenditure in accordance with corporate governance processes
  • Ensure business objectives are met, the business change is managed and the benefits are realized
  • Ensure delivery of documentation and training to enable adoption of delivered changes
  • Facilitate formal handover to the business sponsor and support teams
  • Ensure effective project closure (including capturing lessons learned)


  • Project manager with proven track-record of successfully delivering projects (or work streams) to timeline and cost
  • Strong understanding and background in Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) is a must
  • Heavy Waterfall methodology is essential
  • Builds and maintains effective working relationships with peers and senior colleagues
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Has a hands-on approach, is delivery focused with an emphasis on practical results
  • Is collaborative and works in a co-operative way
  • Able to rationalise potential issues and provide solutions
  • Can prioritise and plan effectively
  • Dynamic and fast-paced attitude
  • Can multi-task and is highly organised
  • Good working knowledge of project lifecycle, techniques and methodologies
  • Working knowledge of benefits management and business changes

This a Fantastic opportunity to work with a great organization. The career prospects are superb so please apply urgently to avoid disappointment.