Project Manager - Fixed term contract (12 months)
Posted on6th December 2018
Salary/Rate£45000 - £50000 per annum
About this job.
Location: Preston OR Glasgow
Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract (12 months)
We are looking for a Project Manager to join the team within a fast-growing company in the Travel Industry. You will need to manage and deliver on a number of varying projects and will be joining a company in an exciting time of growth and acquisition.
*Manage virtual high-performing project teams
*Deliver a high quality of Project management of IT projects within the Project Management Framework
*Ensure that projects are initiated correctly and within the delivery framework governance model
*Identify and manage risks, issues, dependencies & assumptions across all projects.
*Support the development of the business case and feasibility studies with key business stakeholders
*Construct, maintain and report on budgets for projects and be responsible for early indication of variances outside agreed tolerance levels.
*Responsible for quality management of the project's deliverables, ensuring adequate quality control and quality assurance.
*Weekly reporting to the programme manager as directed and as detailed within the project management framework.
*Maintenance of all toolsets (e.g. Confluence/Jira/Trello)
*To build relationships with key business stakeholders and be responsible for all project communications across the stakeholder matrix.
Key Skills Required:
A demonstrable track record of managing and delivering complex projects within a software focused environment
Accredited Agile PM Practitioner (or equivalent e.g. APMP qualification) with demonstrable experience of applying this methodology to the delivery of projects
Delivery and results focused with the ability to prioritise effectively
Demonstrable experience of leading virtual project teams across distributed environments with flexibility to travel
Strong analytic skills
Team player, collaborative working style.