Project Manager (software Implementation)

Software Implementation Project Manager

This is a new role for where implementation projects can often follow similar patterns, and as such the successful applicant will be expected to create standard template documentation, including but not limited to:

• Project Initiation
• Change Control
• Communication Management
• Project Logs
• Risk & Issue Registers

The role

• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring deliverables and timelines are fully understood by all parties
• Create and maintain comprehensive project plans and documentation, and ensure all stakeholders agree to this at the project initiation stage
• Coordinate internal resources, customers and any third parties/vendors to ensure smooth delivery of project.
• Ensure projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
• Ensure resource availability and allocation
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs, and ensure all parties are fully aware of all project adjustments
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
• Report and escalate to management as needed, especially where changes impact either timescales or costs
• Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
• Perform risk management to minimise project risks, identifying these as they appear and highlighting to all stakeholders
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
• Track project performance, specifically to monitor and communicate the successful completion of short and long-term goals
• Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial implications

This position has no current supervisory responsibilities, though company growth or restructure may change this and supervisory responsibility for additional project managers in both the UK & overseas projects.

The ideal person
• Proven track record and experience in Software Implementation Project Management role
• Ideally degree educated / though relevant experience may also be accepted for suitability criteria for the role
• Excellent client facing and internal communication skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking across multiple ongoing projects
• Strong working knowledge of office suite of products
• Project Management Professional with industry recognized certification (e.g. PRINCE2) a benefit
• Driving license preferred for customer travel

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