Project Manager (Technical)

CPS Group UK
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Incredible
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Project Manager (Technical) // Global Organisation // £50,000 - £65,000 // Cardiff My client, a global and dominant organisation are looking to recruit a Technical Project Manager into their existing Projects delivery team. This is an exciting opportunity for an established Software Project Manager to join a company who truly are the market leaders in the world they operate within. This is an excellent opportunity for a credible project manager with exemplary stakeholder management skills and a proven track record across the delivery of software project management. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Facilitate the definition of the project scope, goals and deliverables Develop project plans using appropriate tools Plan and schedule project timelines Define project tasks and resource requirements Manage delivery of multiple projects in line with time and cost budget Liaise with Heads of Function to ensure optimal resource allocation to the projects Track project deliverables. Support the project team by removing impediments and promptly escalating issues Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs Ensure handover to QA and Support Carry out post implementation reviews of Projects and evaluate results Assist the PMO function to deliver process improvements The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience skills and behaviours: Track record of successful and timely delivery of IT projects operating within a formal project methodology. Waterfall experience essential, agile useful. Demonstrable experience of delivering multiple software projects and CRs able to effectively prioritise workloads to achieve deadlines Experience of working with multi discipline teams from 2 -30 people (matrix management of virtual teams). Proven analytical and problem solving skills Experience of delivering complex change Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally Ability to professionally facilitate meetings, workshops and discussions to reach end goals. Experience of liaising between and with commercial and technical stakeholders. Persuasion and influencing skills Able to manage uncertainty A keen eye for detail and the ability to manage multiple dependencies and conflicting priorities that are competing for resources. Awareness of ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) and IT & Data Security Standards, PRINCE 2 or similar Knowledge of/experience in working with different software delivery models ie waterfall and agile. Display a 'can do' attitude - ie lead by example Qualifications Project management professional qualifications (e.g. Prince 2, APM, RAID, Critical path etc.) This truly is a fantastic opportunity for a hungry, ambitious and forward thinking PM. For more details and to receive a full job description, please apply immediately. Project Manager (Technical) // Global Organisation // £50,000 - £65,000 // Cardiff CPS Group (UK) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as