Project Manager (Software Development)

Recruiter
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Location
Tamworth
Salary
£35k - £38k pa + Company Car
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Closes
02 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Manager (Software Development)

Project Manager (Software Development) required to join a long standing and profitable IT Company based in Tamworth, Staffordshire. This is a permanent position offering a salary circa of £35-38K + Company Car and further benefits. Due to the nature of this role there will also be an element of travel.

This role will suit a Project Manager who has experience delivering software development projects with strong cross consultancy experience.

The Role

Reporting into the Implementation Services Manager, you will be a key member of the project delivery team working on package application implementations. Delivery of the product encompasses both Project Management, of both internal and external stakeholders, as well as a significant amount of consultancy setting up the system and assisting with the customers change management in implementing the solution.

You will need to be a self-starter, willing to work hard and be able to fit in well with a small team. You will responsible for the successful delivery of projects based on both internal and client metrics.

Reasons to Join

- Competitive Salary with a real chance of progression in a medium sized business that recognises talent and invests in developing the individuals within it (not just another number).
- Company Car (typical recent vehicles after probation include VW Golf GTI, VW Sirocco, BMW 3 Series
- Variety to your daily routine, visiting numerous clients
- 25 Days Annual Leave + Public Holidays
- Company Pension
- 5 additional Annual Leave days after 5 year's service
- After 1 additional day Annual Leave for each full year up to a maximum of 5.
- Long Service Award after every 5 years = 1 month's salary.
- Salary Sacrifice Company Car Scheme for all perm employees
- Salary Sacrifice Childcare Vouchers for all perm employees
- Flexible Working
- Free Parking
- Free Annual Flu Jabs
- Social Committee, work paid lunches, monthly nights out, Football Team, Cinema etc.

Daily Tasks/Routine

- To ensure that projects are delivered to time, budget and quality.
- Track and report project costs and time spent, highlighting deviations from agreed tolerance.
- To engage with all levels of internal / external stakeholders using agreed and known communication standards.
- To understand the customer's system requirements to enable the clients software systems to be appropriately configured and successfully implemented.
- Actively carrying out the majority of a system implementation and configuration on customer sites.
- Training users (both super users and day to day system users) in the product as it has been configured for them.
- To ensure the project scope is well defined and deliverables are clear and unambiguous.
- To provide technical / functional documentation in agreed formats, both for internal and external customers.

Key Skills/Experience

- Software Development Background or worked closely with developers.
- Great personality is a must have as you will be working with many different types of individuals/clients.
- Proven and demonstrable experience in delivering client facing mid to large (£50-500k, 6 - 18 month) complex projects.
- Have experience in delivering package software implementation projects - including configuration of systems.
- Have a full clean driving license.
- Have experience in delivering end user system training.
- Have experience in customer business process analysis and requirements gathering.

Desirable Skills/Experience

- Worked within the fleet/leasing industry.
- Experience of change management, both internally and externally.
- Be familiar with fleet, leasing and rental software.
- Be familiar with accounting software.
- Prince2 Practitioner Certified.
- Microsoft SQL query writing exposure.
- Database reporting experience.

Due to the nature of this role there will also be an element of travel, to meet clients.

If this opportunity is of interest to you please submit your details in the first instance.