IT Project Manager - Leeds

To £45k - IT Software - Project / Programme Management
Ref: 610 Date Posted: Monday 22 Mar 2021
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Suitable for: Project Manager, Implementation Manager, Deployment Manager

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Salary: To £45k                 

Our client is looking for a Project Manager who will manage the implementation of a variety of projects such as social care and education case management systems, self-service portals, mobile applications and roadmap releases. The projects will be delivered to multiple allocated customers concurrently and include day to day BAU management

You will be reporting directly to the Deployment Director

Essential:

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a Project Manager, Implementation Manager or similar type role
  • Experience of project management / software implementation / deployment
  • An awareness of Prince 2 principles and methodology
  • Requirement to travel to customer sites and stay overnight on an occasional basis
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Excellent communication skills – to have the ability to communicate at all levels using a variety of methods
  • Full UK driving licence required

The Role:

As a Project Manager the role will involve, but not limited to, the following tasks;

  • Sets and manages customer expectations
  • Schedules migrations, synchronisations and installations work with the appropriate teams
  • Works with Product, Development and Technical Teams to analyse and solve issues
  • Tracks and reviews progress of software releases and resolution of issues via In-house widgets/Jira/Wiki
  • Use the JIRA systems to manage issues and forward to appropriate team for action
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to a Senior Project Manager or the Deployment Director
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen customer relationships
  • To assist with cover for other PM’s during periods of absence
  • Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully
  • Prepare for project meeting and review
  • Prepare completion/milestone certificates and change control notices where appropriate

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you

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