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Project Manager

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    Leeds, West Yorkshire

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    Gareth Johnstone

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Market leading software company delivering national and global enterprise software solutions within their market sector. They require an experienced Project Manager to oversee the implementation of a backend software solution with a major client within the Automotive market.

Responsibilities include:

-Delivery and management of high value Projects through entire Project Lifecycle.
-Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
-Ensure Project delivers within specified scope, timescales and budget.
-Engagement with key client stakeholders to ensure Project deliverables are consistent with scope, providing regular updates and obtaining client "buy in" throughout.
-Engagement and allocation of resources including Business Consultant's, Software Development and Support teams where required to achieve project goals.
-Establish and maintain relationships with third parties and external vendors.
-Ensure appropriate testing is carried out against scope and deliverables.
-Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, reporting and escalating to management as required.

Experience & Qualifications

-Extensive Project/ Programme Management experience delivering high value Software implementation projects within Enterprise level organisations.
-Background in Finance or Automotive industries.
-Experience working within Hybrid Agile/ Waterfall methodologies.
-Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage up to Boardroom level.
-High degree of stakeholder engagement and negotiation experience with ability to influence and create buy in.
-Formal Project Management qualification (Prince, PMP, Six Sigma etc etc).

Please note this is a part time role working 3 days a week on the 3rd party client site with scope to extend to 5 days with time split between the Leeds and Midlands.

The successful Project Manager will be required to travel between Leeds and the Midlands.