Project Manager

Staffordshire
JO-1812-15672
Competitive

Project Manager / Programme Manager (Software / Application/ Digital) 

Staffordshire 

£60,000 + benefits 

 

A high growth, entrepreneurial company is looking for a talented Project Manager / Programme Manager as a newly created role down to exponential growth.  You will be part of a leading £1bn turnover, global online technology business who are accelerating forward using technology.

You will have full ownership and delivery responsibility of software development projects. You will work very closely with a large internal technical team of over 800 so it’s key that you have a good grasp of architecture, software development, test, release management, database, network, platform and IT operations.

Whilst your role is to have a much higher-level view of projects and programmes you need a technical programming background to fully understand the breadth of what you\’re delivering, and to have that level of gravitas with the Developer. 

 

Project Manager / Programme Manager Responsibilities: 

Taking full ownership of running projects from initiation through to delivery and closure within agreed timescales. 

Having full responsibility for ensuring all projects are resourced, planned and controlled correctly, using the tools necessary to manage scope, time, risk and quality. 

Working with business and IT stakeholders to define scope and solutions of projects, whilst resolving issues as necessary. 

Ensuring relevant project stakeholders are engaged appropriately. 

Working directly with appointed technical leads and project team members to provide support and direction as required, contributing towards overall project objectives. 

Following delivery, providing lessons learned and activity based actions to improve the department’s delivery capabilities. 

Managing changes in scope and priorities in an effective and controlled manner. 

 

Project Manager / Programme Manager Experience:

Familiarity in dealing directly with technical functions including architecture, software development, test, release management, database, network, platform and IT Operations. 

A broad knowledge of project management terminology, tools and techniques. 

Pragmatism to the delivery approach, giving real consideration to the best and most efficient way to plan and release solutions. 

An understanding and experience of a variety of test approaches (functional and non-functional). 

Ability to plan and balance priorities whilst working towards deadlines. Excellent communication skills through usage of a range of styles, tools and techniques to ensure communicative clarity

You\’ll be pragmatic in your approach, unphased by changing requirements and will have shown resilience to challenges. 
This Programme Manager / Project Manager post is based in North Staffordshire so commutable within 45 minutes from the likes of Crewe, Stoke, Stafford, Northwich, Knutsford, Warrington, Macclesfield, Derby, Burton, Cannock and Telford.

 

Project Manager / Programme Manager (Software / Application/ Digital) 

Staffordshire 

£60,000 + benefits 

 

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