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Project Manager


Salary: £50k - 70k per year + flexible benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 17-10-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Greater London, London

Project Manager

Retail – SAAS implementation – Cloud solutions

Working in the heart of London, our client who are a leading retailer are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the team with a desire to push the business forward. You will be tasked with liaising with senior stakeholders across all levels of the business so strong communication skills are a must have.

This is an opportunity for an experienced individual who has vast amounts of Project Management experience to really showcase their talents, particularly in the areas of SAAS implementation and Cloud solutions . Utilising your experience including full project lifecycle and development methodologies you will be required to manage multiple projects at any one time. Preferably having experience within an Agile environment you will help the team and the department ultimately in achieving their goal of becoming an Agile first organisation.

Role Responsibilities:

* Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
* Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of a project
* Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business requirements
* Define project success criteria
* Determine and assess need for internal and external resources and recruit the appropriate resources if necessary
* Prepare progress reports and manage project expectations with stakeholders
* Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
* Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
* Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
* Track project milestones and deliverables
* Conduct project reviews and create a recommendations report in order to highlight successful and unsuccessful project elements

Skills required:

* Experience in a Project Management Role within the IT or IT Retail space
* Full knowledge of the project lifecycle and experience of various project development methodologies
* Experience of managing several projects at once of various sizes, preferably in an agile environment with a delivery track record
* Experience in SAAS implementation
* Experience in Cloud solutions
* Experienced in Partner management
* Experience of managing projects utilising resources from other functional departments
* Experience of managing financial budgets (including project budgeting, monitoring financials etc).
* High level of communication, interpersonal and presentation skills including experience of writing accurate and concise reports.
* Preferably experience of offshore, outsourced software development and how to manage large remote teams to still ensure success

Benefits include:

* Pension scheme
* Dental plan
* Season ticket travel loan
* 25 days holiday rising up to 30 with service
* Staff discount

Retail – SAAS implementation – Cloud solutions

Project Manager

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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