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Project Manager - Software / Concurrent Projects - Inside IR35

Job Title: Project Manager - Software / Concurrent Projects - Inside IR35
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £400 - £490 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH56657_1519234194
Contact Name: Billy Henchy
Contact Email: b.henchy@parity.net
Job Published: February 21, 2018 17:29

Job Description

Project Manager - Software / Concurrent Projects - Inside IR35

An opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to work in a large Edinburgh organisation. You will typically be involved with 3-5 projects at a time. The multiple projects will have a focus on IT changes and you will be involved in:

  • 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 progress and working in collaboration with the project sponsor
  • Reporting project progress to senior management

Essential skills

  • Significant experience as a specialist Project Manager working on projects that have delivered transformation to end users, software development and/or related projects
  • Relevant project management or business analysis 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
  • Experience managing software procurement projects within the public sector, including evaluation and implementation stages
  • Experience of leading agile and/or iterative software development projects through releases
  • Effective use of standard business analysis tools and techniques to communicate with IT and business staff
  • Demonstrable business analysis experience gained in an IT systems environment.
  • Agile business analysis techniques e.g. user stories.

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