Project Manager


Project Manager
£45k – £52k per annum
Work from home / London

We are seeking a Project Manager to join an excellent global organisation based in Central London. A successful candidate will provide Project Management to help support the development of key global systems. This will include the likes of customer-facing digital products, internal systems implementations, website development and business integrations. Our client is operating a hybrid model of 3 days work from home and 2 days in the office each week.
Key Skills:
* Experience of managing software development or systems implementation projects
* Knowledge of and experience using project management methodology: Prince2 or PMI or Agile
* Experience of managing testing
* Familiarity with MS Project, JIRA and Confluence
* Excellent stakeholder management skills
* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
* Desirable but not required skills include:
o Experience in a web-related role in Academic or Professional Publishing
o Good working knowledge of XML
o Understanding of eCommerce website development
o Experience of business analysis techniques such as ETL and data modelling.

* Manage software / systems development or implementation projects
* Manage other projects as required
* Scope and manage the end-to-end delivery of new projects to time, scope and budget and within agreed quality parameters
* Apply project management principles to projects, e.g. Develop full scale project plans; create and maintain risk logs, issue logs and change request documentation; lead status meetings; provide status reports for projects etc
* Proactively manage tasks, ensuring resources are deployed and deadlines are met
* Ensure prompt escalation to senior management when project deliverables are at risk
* Manage stakeholders across the business to ensure effective requirements gathering and ongoing communication throughout the project lifecycle
* Own, manage and maintain key supplier relationships and act as a point of reference/ project planning advice for internal teams
* Support the Project Office with lessons learned, best practices, and standardised methodologies
* Project manage all elements of the software development lifecycle (e.g. requirements, development, testing, rollout) working with internal stakeholders and external suppliers
* Use Confluence for key project documents
* Establish, monitor and report on budgets, escalating to relevant project team members if appropriate
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Contact Name: Harry Twynham
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