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Project Manager

Town: | County: Buckinghamshire | Country: United Kingdom

Description: Project Manager
Permanent Position
Location: Milton Keynes (Flexible home working)
Due to expansion, our client has a unique opportunity for an ambitious and proactive Project Manager to join their growing Project Implementation team within an award-winning technology-based company.
As Project Manager, you will work closely with clients to build a thorough understanding of their goals and ambitions and to best understand exactly what project success looks like. Exercising effective change management and risk management practices, you will provide your project teams with clear direction and coordination throughout the full project lifecycle, to ensure a seamless transition into BAU and the realisation of implementation objectives.
Key Responsibilities:
Ensuring project implementations are delivered on time and to specification
Co-ordinating client project teams
Management project support resource
Identifying and monitoring risks and executing appropriate response plans
Practicing exceptional client and stakeholder management
Designing and implementing effective change management strategies
Validating and testing system configurations
Reporting to senior stakeholders on progress against project schedule and scope
Tracking and measuring progress against KPIs
Supporting projects post-implementation and leading effective lessons learned reviews
Identifying opportunities to improve current project management methodologies
Supporting senior stakeholders in the development of new products and accompanying implementation methodologies
Essential Skills:
* Firm understanding of key project management principles and practices
* Previous experience in a Project Management focused role
* Excels in building robust client and senior stakeholder relationships
* Proven track record in delivering exceptional client/customer service
* A clear and confident communicator with excellent presentation skills
* Able to demonstrate strong analytical abilities and a creative approach to problem solving
* Capable of working under pressure and of meeting tight deadlines
* Self-motivated with a high level of initiative
* Proactive in identifying areas and opportunities for improvement
* Highly organised with an ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Desirable Skills not essential:
* Experience working within the public sector and/or software technology industry
* Prince2 and/or Agile Foundation & Practitioner certifications
Benefits: 25 Days annual leave (plus 8 days bank holidays), Personal Training Budget, Flexible Home working, National Rail Card, Perkbox membership and Multiple social and charity events each year

Salary Type: Annum

Salary: £32000 – £35000/annum

Permanent | Full Time

Benefits:

Category: IT

Rogerio da Silva

Rogerio da Silva is a Brazilian who lives in the UK for a little over two decades. He is the owner of a test consulting and outsources services for software development. He likes to blog, write and create content that teaches others how to live a better life. Rogerio has two princesses and one powerful wife that help him with his work. He loves reading biographies of successful authors and dream builders because they inspire him to keep creating!

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