Software Project Manager - Glasgow

IT
Ref: 472 Date Posted: Thursday 24 Jan 2019
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Our client is a prestigious business services organisation with head-quarters in Glasgow. They are looking for a talented Project Manager to join their business, with a strong Agile knowledge. 

This role will report directly to the Senior Head of Projects.

The position requires someone to provide expert and professional project management services, including shaping and successfully running successful large software delivery projects and programmes, managing the link between key stakeholders and IT delivery teams.

You will have exposure to several projects that differ in size and timescale so the ability to juggle tasks simultaneously and complete these to strict deadlines is essential. Development of best practise project management standards and quality assurance processes across project deliveries. Support fellow departments or group businesses with project management delivery advice as necessary.

Project Delivery Management

  • Shape, manage and deliver large software delivery projects utilising relevant delivery methodologies and techniques, e.g. software development (waterfall and agile) and application implementation
  • Work closely with stakeholders and IT to ensure the project meets business needs building trust and confidence in our in-house delivered solutions.
  • Plan and secure project resources with relevant internal capability leads, and/or, external suppliers
  • Detailed project planning and control.
  • Manage project evaluation and dissemination activities
  • Promote and develop project management best practice and the adoption of effective delivery methodologies
  • You will be educated to degree level and be a Prince2, APM or PMP practitioner.
  • Ideal candidates will have a background in full software life cycle management.

This exceptional Glasgow-based, Project Manager role is a contract position (12 months) and comes with a rate to £400/day DOE