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Project Manager (Software Development)

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Projects, Programmes & Change

My industry leading Central Lancashire based client are looking for an experienced Project Manager on a fixed term contract to lead a number of Software Development improvement projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for working with stakeholders and third party suppliers to plan and manage delivery, manage risk and the delivery resources in order to deliver the change benefits. In addition, the Project Manager will be required to provide management of the IT Project portfolio, working closely with key stakeholders to ensure that the needs of the business are met through effective IT Project change. Given the fast paced nature of my client you the successful candidate will need to hit the ground running.

Key Responsibilities will include:

 Apply a structured delivery approach to the implementation of assigned project(s) and ensure that this is performed according to agreed scope and timescales
 Produce Project Management Artefacts as required.
 Deliver Business Change Impact Assessments following the standard Change Management process.
 Produce and agree project delivery plans and matric manage assigned resources effectively to deliver project outcomes.
 Ability to plan, prepare for and run facilitated workshops for the purposes of project delivery, process design, issue analysis and problem resolution.
 The ability to identify and manage any risk, issues and assumptions associated with the delivery of the project scope.
 Manage project escalations in accordance with the agreed approach.
 Provide regular project status reporting and track resource and budget utilisation.
 Present options and recommendations to stakeholders as required

Desirable Skills

 Recognised Project Management Qualification (PRINCE2,)
 Change & Project Management experience ideally in an outsourced environment.
 Experience of software delivery in an Agile delivery environment.
 Use of Atlassian JIRA
 Relevant work experience in the transport, parking or enforcement industry

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

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