Project Manager

Oscar Harrington Engineering & Technology Recruitment
£44k - 50k per year
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A Project Manager with experience of software project management is required for a permanent employment opportunity with a leading software technology company based in Cambridge, providing PC / Web software tools / solutions within the energy sector. The role is offering a salary up to £50,000 per annum based on years of relevant industry experience. The Company Our client provides industry-leading technology for the process industries, focussing in particular on the oil and petrochemicals sector. Investing over 50% of their revenue back into research and development each year, our client is committed to maintaining and building their technology lead. Our client's tools are the established industry leader in crude oil selection and refinery modelling, allowing their clients to make optimal use of available feedstocks while maximising safety and minimising environmental impact. They play a business critical role for over 85 companies, including all the oil majors. Our client's new supply chain toolset, launched in 2010, expands the scope of tools into a much broader market. A strong development roadmap will add further modules for scheduling and logistics management as well as addressing other process industries, such as chemicals, mining and pharmaceuticals. Typically, global implementations of the tools span hundreds of users across an organisation. Full support for thin client and Cloud-based implementations allows client companies to minimise implementation costs while maintaining high performance with granular control over access to data and services. Key Responsibilities Manage a number of software deployment and projects Gather client requirements and feedback, working with consultants and product managers to develop a project plan and ensure a viable implementation Develop a trusted relationship with the customer through delivering their requirements Oversee project team interactions coordinating project elements and communicating project progress, both internally and to customers Plan transition of responsibility to support team once project delivery is complete Work with senior technical staff to improve and mature deployment project management processes Skills / Experience Required Essential: Strong experience working in a software project management or product management role, ideally within the petroleum industry or another process industry Engineering, scientific or mathematical background Excellent communication skills, including the ability to understand and explain complex technical topics Strong interpersonal skills with a desire to work in a team environment Proven organisational and time/project management skills Proven ability to build and maintain technical and commercial awareness Strong experience using Microsoft Office tools Desirable: Familiarity with agile software development process, including experience of programming or software testing Familiarity with Microsoft Project and/or Microsoft SharePoint Experience working with formal project methodologies (e.g. APM PRINCE 2, PMI/BOK) and associated accreditation (e.g. PMI PMP, IPMA Level C, PRINCE2 Practitioner Key Benefits Pension Plan, Private Health Care, Life Insurance, 25 Days Holiday If you are interested in this Project Manager please APPLY NOW or for further information you can contact Stuart Higgins on or email Keywords: Project Manager, testers, engineering, good communication, scientific, mathematical This job was originally posted as