Project Manager

Location: Manchester Salary: £400 - £450 per day +
Sector: IT Type: Contract

Project Manager | £450 | 6 Months | 2 Days Cardiff, 2 Days Manchester, 1 Day Remote/Home Working

The role

A fantastic opportunity with an established company is currently available for an experienced project manager with a history of delivering in a fast paced ecommerce / digital environment. The individual leads and manages the project team with authority and responsibility from the project board, to run the project on a day-to-day basis.

Your Role

  • Full ownership of running projects from initiation, through to the delivery and closure, working towards the agreed timescales.
  • Full responsibility for ensuring all projects are resourced, planned and controlled correctly, using the tools necessary to manage scope, time, risk and quality.
  • Working with business and IT stakeholders to define the scope and solutions of projects, leading on the resolution of issues as necessary.
  • Ensuring relevant project stakeholders are engaged appropriately.
  • Working directly with appointed technical leads and project team members to provide support and direct as required, contributing towards the overall objectives of the project.
  • Following delivery, providing lessons learned and activity based actions to improve the department's delivery capabilities.
  • Managing changes in scope and priorities in an effective and controlled manner.

About You

  • Experience with e-commerce platforms
  • Experience with Magento and/or Episerver is essential
  • Familiarity in dealing directly with technical functions including architecture, software development, test, release management, database, network, platform and IT operations.
  • A broad knowledge of project management terminology, tools and techniques.
  • Pragmatism to the delivery approach, giving real consideration to the best and most efficient way to plan and release solutions.
  • An understanding and experience of a variety of test approaches (functional and non-functional).
  • Ability to plan and balance priorities whilst working towards deadlines.
  • Excellent communications skills with ability to get messages understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques.
  • Experience of Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

If you are a project manager looking for your next contract opportunity, then please feel free to get back to me with an up to date CV and I will call ASAP.

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