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Project Manager (Retail)

  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Projects, Programmes & Change
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Delivery Project Manager needed to join one of my exclusive clients based in Reading, Berkshire. My client is a well-known name within the retail sector and would look to have someone with commercial retail experience in the Project management world.

As the Project Manager, you will be successfully leading the scoping, planning and execution on time.

Main duties;

  • Manages the full project life cycle to deliver projects to agreed time, financial and scope requirements
  • Works with Sales to ensure successful handover of the project into Delivery, including writing the business requirements documentation for the project where necessary
  • Works with the Product team to initiate projects, which may be external customer-facing or internal roadmap initiatives
  • Sets up projects for the best possible outcomes, by ensuring that the correct resources have been identified, the scope determined, and project plan created
  • Proactively manages risks and issues, acting as an escalation point and ensuring that further escalation is performed in a timely manner
  • Develop, build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally to achieve project objectives

Skills required;

  • Demonstrable experience of delivery of complex software projects, to include leading larger projects and also managing multiple smaller projects in parallel
  • Demonstrable experience of the full project life cycle, including project initiation, change and risk management, and the principles and practicalities of leading projects
  • Sound understanding of project management methodologies (eg Prince2, PMI, AgilePM) and application development methodologies (eg Waterfall, Scrum, Hybrid)
  • Experience of discovering and documenting business requirements
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and the ability to grasp complex systems
  • Methodical approach with attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to travel to customer sites

This is an exciting position that has come about due to growth of the business. This is a fast paced and interesting company. Apply now for immediate consideration.

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