Robertson Recruitment has been appointed to recruit an Software Project Manager to join Europe's leading software optimisation company. This role requires someone who has solid work experience in managing a full cycle project within a software delivery environment. This software optimisation company provides a range of flexible solutions to businesses nationwide that improve the cost and efficiency of their distribution and workforce.
You will be reporting to the Senior Project Manager, this role is varied and features aspects of planning, monitoring and controlling the project from the beginning up to the implementation.
Experience and knowledge of project managing a software delivery in full cycle is essential. Ideally experience in optimisation, transport, logistics or workforce scheduling in an IT field role.
Software Project Manager duties:
• Managing and leading a project team
• Managing project deliverable in line with the project plan and the budget
• Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary
• Resolving cross-functional issues at project level
• Managing project scope and change control
• Monitoring project progress and performance
• Providing status reports to the project sponsor
• Managing consultancy input within the defined budget, while managing and approving project costs
• Assuming decision making role for all aspects of your project, in accordance with policy
• Travel to client sites and nights away to be expected
Software Project Manager Key Skills/Experience
• At least 3 years proven project management experience in an IT field role within logistics, distribution or supply chain
• Full end to end Project Lifecycle experience (scope, plan, governance and delivery)
• Experience in logistics, transport routing or workforce scheduling is advantageous
• Project management certification/qualification is advantageous
• Track record of managing and handling huge project budgets
• Excellent time management and organization skills
• Strong governance and exceptional stakeholder management skills
• High level of competence with MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint and MS Project
• Strong communicator and positive outlook
• Ability to forge strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and customers.
• Self-motivated, independent and pro-active
• Passion for change and embracing new challenges
• Result and customer oriented to achieve short term and long term goals
• Valid driving licence
Software Project Manager Benefits
• Rewarding salary - from £40,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
• Opportunity to own significant projects and deliver benefits to well-known clients
• Up to 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
• Flexible working opportunity (work from home)
• Fantastic location and modern working environment
• Amazing Pension scheme - doubling your contribution
• Car allowance on top of the basic salary
• Team outings - from celebration meals to weekends away abroad
• Excellent team culture
• Free parking
This role would suit an IT Service Delivery Manager, Software Project Manager, Implementation Project Manager or IT Project Manager with few years' experience and qualified in a Project Management/ Logistics Management discipline. You will possess a high degree of discipline together with a strong character and solid business acumen for this challenging, yet rewarding role!
If you would like to work for a company that has seen year on year growth and be an instrumental part of its continued success then please apply TODAY!