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Project Manager - Software Development, Telecoms

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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 25th September 2019
Location: West London
Salary/Rate: £45000 - £50000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Project Manager - AppsLocation: West London (Occasional travel to offices in Italy and Germany)We are actively looking to secure two Project Managers to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.Role Outline: Our client is a large entertainment organisation; they excite and inspire customers with leading innovations and technologies in the entertainment industry. They strive to be the best for customers and the people working for them.Interested in working with the Europe's leading Entertainment Company? Our client is looking for two Project Managers to join their Product Delivery team, to Support the day to day running of their Apps (Additional support may be required for new Apps coming on the platform).As part of this role you will:Work directly with the Product Owners to develop our delivery plans and co-ordinate across the relevant teams to ensure we understand the business priorities and critical dependencies across thesePlan and lead delivery by the product, development, integration and test teamsTrack status of key delivery milestones and dependencies, providing clear weekly progress updates.Look ahead to identify risks that may trip up delivery, and take steps to manage these risksFind expedient ways through issues as they ariseEngage with Director/Exec-level stakeholders to give transparent updates on progress and seek their assistance when required.Provide quality metrics during all stages of release delivery to ensure that every release improves quality for our customersCandidate SpecificationKnowledge of project and financial planning processes / techniques for deliveries £1m+Confident engaging at a senior level (HoDs, Directors, and C-suite)Strong ability to build strong, transparent, trusting professional relationships with stakeholders across multinational teamsYou have an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced throughout the product development lifecycleHave a demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate across multiple stakeholdersYou're passionate about motivating and developing a high-performing delivery teamTogether with your team, you are brilliant at risk and issue managementYou have a can-do attitude and step-up to take a leadership role in difficult situations where clear lines of authority are not always possibleAbility to work in an ambiguous and continually changing environmentYou know how to work closely with third parties (App Owners)Specialist Knowledge:Planning software development in waterfall and agile methodologiesIssue investigation and root-cause analysisGood judgement on impact of issues on customer experienceJIRAConfluenceSoftware developmentSystems integration methodologies, processes and toolsPreferred Experience3rd party app technologies, e.g.: HTML5/JavaScriptAdaptive streaming (MPEG-DASH, HLS)DRM (PlayReady, Widevine)App lifecycleContent discoveryMonitoringIf you have the above skills, please submit your profile in the first instance