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Project Manager
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Recruiter: Shortlist Recruitment
Listed on: 6th August
Location: Manchester
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: 205199000018623623_1565111737
Contact Name: Alex Jones

Project Manager Manchester

ShortList Recruitment are working with a very successful software house near Manchester who are recruiting for a Project Manager.

The ideal Project Manager will have fulfilled a similar role in an Software Development environment and will have excellent organisation skills and a strong character. The successful Project Manager will ideally be a graduate with a minimum of a years' experience in a project manager or project co-ordinator position.

Key responsibilities for the Project Manager include:

  • Single point of contact on projects
  • Creating project schedules and plans and ensuring these are kept updated with any changes to deadlines
  • Updating clients to organise meetings, handle issues, collect project information and documentation
  • Liaison with the development team
  • Creation of work packages and allocation of resources
  • Raising change notes and sign off
  • Organising user acceptance testing and client sign off
  • Overseeing jobs and making sure they are on track, on time and budget
  • Compiling project minutes in meetings

Skills and experience necessary for the Project Manager role include:

  • Experience in a similar project manager position
  • Good knowledge of Project Management techniques including Prince2, Agile, Scrum and Software Integration
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Logical thinker
  • Clear communicator
  • Good knowledge of software development and digital services

As a Project Manager, you will get the opportunity to work with a fantastic, talented team who will develop your current skills. This role would suit a Project Manager looking to progress their career and work for a company who really care about their staff and company culture. This Project Manager role is based near Manchester and is commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Warrington, Bolton, Cheadle.

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