Project Manager - Software Development

  • Category
    Project Management, Change & BA Roles - Project Manager
  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    411658

Spring Technology's client, a public sector organisation, are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager for an initial 3 month period based in Edinburgh on a rate of £400-450/day (inside of IR35).

The Role:

The successful candidate will typically work on 3-5 projects. Examples of areas that the role could be involved in include:
* Agile or waterfall software development.
* Business change e.g. business process re-engineering or organisational change.
* IT procurements.
* Options appraisal and business case development.
* Software upgrades and enhancements.

Responsibilities:

* Project management.
* Reporting progress and working in collaboration with project sponsors and non-IT business partners.
* Working with business analysts to gather stakeholder requirements.
* Managing software developers and other technology staff.
* Managing the tasks assigned within the project team ensuring the plan is on schedule.
* Managing both communication and stakeholders.
* Reporting project progress to senior management.

Requirements:

* Significant experience as a specialist Project Manager working on projects that have delivered transformation to end users, software development and/or related projects.
* Experience delivering projects using Agile project methodology.
* Experience managing project teams from different organisational areas.
* Experience delivery large complex projects with a wide range of stakeholders.
* Relevant project management qualification e.g. APMP, Prince2 or agile certification.
* Experience of managing multiple concurrent projects.
* Track record of successful project or change delivery.
* Understanding of industry standard Project Management and Business Analysis methodologies.
* Ability to develop and maintain project plans (e.g. in Microsoft Project or equivalent) so that projects are delivered successfully.
* Ability to estimate, identify, secure and manage project resources so that projects deliver within agreed budgets, to agreed standards and to agreed milestones.
* Public sector experience is desirable.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch with Claire Lorden or Chris Wallis: claire_lorden@spring.com or chris_wallis@spring.com
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