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Junior Project Manager

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Development
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Our client is looking for a self-motivated Junior Project Manager, with at least a year of commercial experience managing projects using agile methodologies, who shares our values in collaboration, creativity and innovative ideas.

They require you to be passionate about delivering high quality projects, managing multiple work streams and have excellent communication skills.

The company is searching for a person who has excellent third-party management skills, as you will be required to understand the demands of managing the delivery of internal development streams as well as third party integrations.

As a Junior Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

* Creating and delivering project work plans for small/medium sized projects, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

* Delivering software development projects using agile methodologies.

* Communicating with internal and external stakeholders to understand client's requirements and provide updates on project progress.

* Managing day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s).

* Documenting technical requirements for existing and new projects based on summary requirements from clients.

* Converting technical requirements documents into a series of features, user stories and tasks for developers to complete within sprints.

* Scheduling and running sprint planning, review and retrospective meetings.

* Ensuring project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.

* Working closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s)

You will need to have the following skills/experience:

* A minimum of 1 years' experience managing projects with an agile development team.

* Experience producing project documentation.

* Good experience communicating and working with third parties.

* Experience gathering requirements and writing user stories.

* Ability to work in a team.

* Excellent time management skills.

* Computer skills with experience in Word/Excel or similar tools.

* Educated to degree level.

* GCSE Maths & English A*-C.

What are we offering in return?

Our client knows that a happy team does the best work. It is important to them that you enjoy coming to work and are given the opportunity to grow and be innovative in your role. Here are some of the benefits we offer to make sure our staff feel great about their job:

* Half day Fridays!

* Employee-focused and friendly team

* Employer-matched pension scheme (4%)

* Annual hack days (2 days a year to work on anything that will benefit the company)

* Flexible working hours, and work from home opportunities

* Light and spacious offices with on-site parking, excellent transport links and amenities close by in Didsbury

* Relaxed dress code and music while you work

* 24 days' holiday, plus bank holidays

* Professional development and training opportunities

* Social opportunities outside the office, for those who wish to take part

About Us:

The company is owned and led by a developer, with over 15 years' commercial experience. They also value innovation and great relationships with clients very highly, and because of this they are a growing business with plenty of opportunities for progression. This team is the best in their field, and the work reflects this.

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

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