Software Implementation Project Manager - Birmingham

Project Delivery
Ref: 251 Date Posted: Tuesday 03 Sep 2019
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An exciting new opportunity for a specialist Software Implementation Project Manager for one of our reputable and well-established clients in the West Midlands!

The role of the Project Manager is to manage the end-to-end implementation and deliver the company's catalogue of software products using a best practise change methodology. The candidate will be required to develop a detailed understanding of the product to explain and demonstrate how business processes are modelled within the application. You will be dealing with clients of all sizes including independents and large corporate businesses and you will work alongside an internal team of specialist Developers and Testers to complete the delivery, all of which need close management.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation of the project plan including liaison with internal teams to document and schedule the deliverables.
  • Responsible for the end-to-end delivery managing all project activities including the relevant governance to ensure each stage gate is met.
  • Effective and proactive communication to ensure all parties involved in a project are aware and clearly understand their responsibilities.
  • Effectively manages risks and issues by maintaining proactive RAID.  This includes identification of ‘blockers’ and taking ownership of issues and  risks with relevant options and mitigation. 
  • Responsible for understanding the client’s business processes and identifying suitable technical solutions.
  • Demonstrate the core product suite to clients.

Experience Required

  • At least 3 - 5 years' experience previous client-facing SaaS Project Management experience.
  • Proven client communication skills.
  • Proven ability to deliver to time with objective metrics for tracking deliver.
  • Familiar with Waterfall and Agile delivery models.  
  • Prince2 or equivalent industry recognised qualification.
  • Broad IT technical knowledge.