Software Project Manager

Full Time Hampshire IT Job Pro UK

Software Project Manager


£40,00 – £45,000

My client are looking for an experienced Software Project Manager to join their small team. This is a great time to join my client, a unique software house based in Southampton, they provide a range of products and solutions to their customers which help them to increase profits through increasing basket size, customer loyalty and footfall; serving customers more efficiently and cost-effectively. It currently designs, builds, installs and supports systems in 5,700 retail sites – processing over 15 billion transactions each year through its data centres. Significant investment is being made in developing products across the organisation, and you will have:

The chance to make a real impact in a business intent on changing the face of the retail sector (and thus the end customer experience)
A flat and collaborative team structure fueled by an exciting mix of people welcoming both experienced professionals from the industry with both feet on the ground and tech-savvy dreamers who pave the way for new stuff. Come as you are and be yourself
A unique opportunity to carve out your own dream job by simply making things happen at a pivotal time when the company´s future is being shaped. We look for the brightest and smartest who tell us what to do
Competitive salary & benefits

Working closely with the Head of Programme Management (PMO) and the CFO you will need to:

Establish and communicate project objectives
Develop clear project milestones and scheduling for project completion and secure/ gain commitment for required resources to be available to complete each project to agreed timelines
Actively engage with the Programme Board, providing detailed reporting on project progress, risk and cost
Develop a consistent and reliable way of producing documents, templates and analysis
Work with the project stakeholders to resolve milestone slippage issues and liaise and provide the PMO with mitigation plans where necessary
Evaluate prioritisation options and present recommendations to the Project Sponsor and other relevant working groups should the need arise
Work with the Finance team to ensure project costs are initially assessed and subsequently monitored; monitor post-delivery benefits of projects alongside Executive Sponsor against business case
Work with IT /Sales to ensure delivery to requirements are met on time and budget.
Work within the PMO to apply and reinforce the standards for best practice project delivery, demonstrating how it should be done through actions, behaviours and results, and by using appropriate tools and methods e.g. RAID logs, plans, and standard PM governance.

You will work on a mixture of both internal and external projects and work multiple projects concurrently. Any experience / knowledge of working in the retail industry would be advantageous and any PMO knowledge would be really useful to this role.

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