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IT Project Manager

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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IT Project Manager

I am representing a client who excel at developing new business applications and improving existing business systems for their clients. They currently have multiple development projects on-going and have business systems support agreements in place for many well-known UK companies.

They're a team who has over 400 years combined software development and support experience, providing multi-platform IT systems and applications development. They pride themselves on their enthusiastic work ethic, great team spirit, can-do attitude and eye for innovation and detail.

The Opportunity

I'm looking for highly organised, driven and enthusiastic Project Manager to join our clients team. You'll be working within an innovative and passionate team and there'll be lots of room for personal development.

You'll be responsible for leading the activities of the project teams to ensure that they deliver high quality, reliable software solutions which meet and exceed our client's expectations. You'll also work on parallel projects and the co-ordination of systems developments for our clients.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead the activities of a project team, supporting the successful delivery of high-quality projects (on-time, within budget and scope)
  • Become proficient in the companies development framework and ultimately in how its clients leverage bespoke software to support their business processes
  • Help interpret requirements so project and delivery teams can provide work breakdowns in JIRA and reliable estimates and statement of works (SOW)
  • Report ongoing issues or risks to the Development Manager or Directors, but have the capacity and confidence to effectively coordinate the resolution of keys issues
  • Carry out project plans, report on project status and update schedules
  • Apply project management methodologies during all phases of the project cycle
  • Work with stakeholders to define business and technical requirements
  • Escalate ongoing issues or risks to the Project Manager or Sponsor
  • Effectively manage timelines/project schedule and project milestones and ensure consistency in reporting on projects
  • Communicate technical details with the project team and serve as a liaison between the management, internal project teams and client stakeholders
  • Seek up front allocation of resources from resources managers in your department and from those outside of your department
  • Collaborate with other Project Coordinators, PMs, Sponsors and resource managers, both within the company. and client organisations, to resolve any resource or priority conflicts
  • Promote PM best practices throughout all stages of the project and within and beyond your own department/team(s)
  • Help identify deficiencies in processes and procedures that impede the smooth delivery of projects
  • Lead in the training and development of more junior teammates

Requirements

  • A university degree or advanced diploma in Computer Science or Technology related subject
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Project Management in a Software Development or Technology field
  • Exceptional organisational and analysis skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills - thoughtful leadership with the ability to adapt style as suits the situation/individual(s)
  • Track record of successful project coordination using cross-functional teams and employing Project Management best practices
  • Track record of coordinating multiple projects in parallel
  • PMP/CAPM certification or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a variety of different delivery methodologies and project delivery frameworks

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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