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Project Manager - City

IT
Ref: 195 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Feb 2021
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Project Manager

Leeds

Up to £45K

We’re thrilled to be assisting our client in their search for a Project Manager!

Working in an incredible workspace with even more incredible people, this really is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a company that truly values their teams, ensuring every person is given the right support, training, development, opportunities and not forgetting fun!

The Project Manager will be working within the consultancy and SaaS product development teams in a variety of Agile (Scrum,DSDM, Kanban) and more traditional project delivery frameworks to provide project leadership and coordination.

The Project Manager will own the project delivery and manage stakeholder relationships across the internal team and external clients. They work with all technical teams to ensure both internal product and client projects are delivered on time and to specification. As they use both Agile (Scrum) and waterfall project methodologies, the Project Manager should be flexible in their approach.

Responsibilities

  • Leading the Project of the company’s products and services, from conception to delivery;
  • Manage project teams to ensure they are working efficiently and effectively;
  • Plan projects and manage risks and issues;
  • Maintain project finances and manage client invoices;
  • Produce reports and provide updates to senior stakeholders;
  • Seek to maintain and improve the perception of the company through clear communication with clients and colleagues;
  • Be prepared to get into the detail of each deliverable, and work with clients and internal customers to define, manage and monitor deliverables, acceptance criteria and change management;

 

Skills & Experience

The Project Manager should have a broad experience of different industries, roles and environments. Above all else, they should be a clear communicator, an excellent negotiator, and tenacious in the pursuit of clear deliverables, deadlines and explanations.

In addition, the role holder should have:

  • Significant project management experience covering the whole lifecycle of large-scale and/or complex projects;
  • Knowledge and exposure of working within an Agile environment following Agile methodologies;
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate teams and projects to meet tight deadlines;
  • Proactive in driving projects forward and providing highly effective communications to all levels of stakeholders, peers and project teams;
  • Confident in providing feedback (positive and constructive) to both clients and colleagues;

Benefits

  • Holidays: We have 25 days holiday + bank holidays per year. This usually comes to a total of 33 days holiday per year. Our holiday year runs from 1st April to 31st March.
  • Pension: We have an automatic enrolment pension which runs as per government legislation. 
  • Salary reviews: All salaries are reviewed to ensure that people are paid fairly. Reviews are applicable after a year’s service or can be prior to this for outstanding performance.
  • Training: We strongly support training and development.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Provided by Health Assured: Free advice/ support for staff member and up to 4 family members covering Financial, Mental health, lifestyle, legal and relationship well-being.
  • Bonus: This is entirely dependent on company performance and your contribution during the financial year that any bonus pertains to.
  • Mental Health First Aiders: alongside our First Aiders and Fire Marshalls we have 4 Mental Health First Aiders to support our team as we believe mental health is as important as physical health.