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IT Project Manager


  • Salary: £41,000 - £48,000
  • Location: Winsford
  • Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join a client of ours in Northwich on a 12 month fixed term contract. You will be responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of projects within the IT hardware and software solutions. You will take responsibility for the definition and successful completion of IT projects within both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. The successful candidate will prepare business cases and provide leadership to ensure the project is delivered within time and budget.
To apply for the Project Manager position, you must have had proven experience of managing projects as well as being qualified in Prince 2. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the automotive industry. The successful candidate should also show significant experience implementing software and hardware projects and have an understanding of the IT development lifecycle. You should also have had experience of using Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Key Responsibilities:

Ability to evaluate and solve problems by generating ideas and exploring possibilities
Strong communications skills, able to articulate information clearly in written or verbal format.
Can facilitate the analysis of business processes, and articulate potential changes to business processes in a coherent manner, both orally and in writing.
Ability to identify, assess and manage risks to the success of a project.
Ability to plan, direct and coordinate activities to manage and implement projects from project initiation through to implementation
Proven ability in managing relationships with project stakeholders at all levels of seniority through effective communication.
Able to problem solve, with ability to think creatively and provide innovative solutions to problems.

Skills Required:

Excellent understanding of the IT development lifecycle and experience of software/application development.
Some experience of software procurement (preparing requirements, tenders, evaluation)
Significant experience of developing Business Cases in an IT/Change context.
Experience of using Agile Methodologies is desirable.
Experience of leading and managing project teams effectively and cohesively.
Proven ability in managing relationships with project stakeholders at all levels of seniority through effective communication.

Keywords: Project Manager, Waterfall, Agile, Prince2, Hardware, Software, Automotive 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus situation, the first stage interview will be conducted by video call – Zoom, Skype, Teams.
Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies
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