IT Project Manager

Location
England, Oxfordshire
Salary
£80,000 - £650,000 per annum + package
Posted
05 Jul 2018
Closes
19 Jul 2018
Ref
13934732
Contact
Jonathan Simms
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
  • Produce Project Initiation Documents, project plans and other associated project documentation to confirm scope, budget, timescales, resources and other project parameters
  • Deliver Retail and Marketing solutions to users' requirements or problems within agreed timescales and budgets, through full project lifecycle

Client Details

Leading retail business who is on an IT Transformation.

Description

IT Project Manager - ERP / Software Projects - Bicester

  • Produce Project Initiation Documents, project plans and other associated project documentation to confirm scope, budget, timescales, resources and other project parameters
  • Deliver solutions to users' requirements or problems within agreed timescales and budgets, through full project lifecycle
  • Monitor project plans to identify potential slippage and recommend actions to address
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Work with internal Retail and marketing teams to ensure all procurement activities are managed to achieve on time and on budget delivery of milestones
  • Lead Project Steering Group meetings and liaise with project stakeholders on an on-going basis and ensure project status updates are provided
  • Produce highlight reports for the project per agreed format and content
    • Plan overview and milestones in line with agreed scope and timescale
    • Spend v budget
    • High level Success Criteria/Benefits Case
    • Summary activities completed and planned
    • Decision Log & Risk and Issues with mitigation
  • Facilitation and coordination of business/user requirements gathering experience from key stakeholders and end users
  • Experience of both waterfall and agile delivery methods and understanding appropriate applications of each
  • Proven experience of managing offshore vendor project delivery
  • Experience of managing full IT project lifecycle from idea to through to hand-over to operational support
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders to report on progress against agreed deliverables and to highlight/escalate any issues or barriers to delivery
  • Worked with PMO to deliver projects whilst complying with corporate governance gate/check point

Profile

IT Project Manager - ERP / Software Projects - Bicester

  • Stakeholder management and ability to get on at all levels in the organisation. No ego.
  • Hands on must be able to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in.
  • If their solution to a problem is "escalate" they aren't right for the role. See point 2.
  • Resilient and tenacious while being humble and polite. Critical if you want a group hospitality director to sign off requirements for example.
  • Be structured in approach and also flexible enough to through it all out of the window and be pragmatic.

Job Offer

£80k to £650k + package

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