Project Manager - Software Delivery

RP International
50000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
18 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage projects from beginning to end, including project initiation, project scoping and planning and project closure with lessons learned
  • Maintain regular communication, and build relationships, with the most senior levels on the customer side, typically programme/operations Director level
  • Manage project risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions and identify solutions
  • Ensure project profitability, quality of deliverables and client satisfaction is achieved
  • Accurately forecast revenue, profitability, margins and utilisation
  • Actively participate in pre-sales and produce project contractual documents such as Statements of Work (SOW), project scoping and estimation, proposal creation and contract preparations
  • Establish full scale project plans for all phases which includes all activities and costs to ensure successful delivery
  • Ensure budget proposals are created and in line with budgetary requirements
  • Maintain regular and effective communication with all customers and relevant stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Manage any 3rd party suppliers into the project, coordinating their involvement and priming their delivery into the customer
  • Continually manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues and risk, and devise contingency plans to get the project back on track
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Set and continually lead project expectations with team members and other stakeholders, (internal or external)
  • Estimate the required resources with the relevant skills needed to deliver projects in line with budget
  • Agree with key stakeholders the resource required for the full project life cycle
  • Identify, determine and assess if there is a need for additional resource and recruit if necessary
  • Identify and delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate resource.
  • Facilitate and resolve issues within the project team.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
  • Assure project legal documents are completed and signed
  • Comply with the Programme Management Methodology (PMM) based on PRINCE II
  • Ensure the project delivery has the required awareness of and ensures compliance to ISO9001, ISO27001, ISO22301 where applicable.

You are:

  • A customer focused project manager with significant experience of software delivery projects
  • Experienced dealing with external and internal stakeholders at senior levels
  • Commercially aware and able to demonstrate sound judgement and make decisions
  • Highly customer focused and client facing with experience of working with third parties and in a vendor environment
  • A strong negotiator with the ability to gain cooperation from a wide variety of sources
  • A problem solver with the ability to take ownership of issues and drive resolution
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Able to persuade, encourage and motivate others, often in challenging situations
  • Able to travel within and outside of the UK to Global's client sites for periods of time

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