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Senior Project Manager

Are you an experienced IT/Change Project Manager?  Do you have experience of planning, monitoring, and controlling end-to-end projects across business change and technical projects? Let Informed Recruitment help you to achieve your potential with an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to work as part of team in a customer focused company in the North-West. As a specialist provider of resource to the Property and Technology markets, we are delighted to be partnering with a social enterprise offering you the opportunity to make a difference and gain experience as part of a modern digital environment within a company that is investing and developing within itself and in their employees.

The purpose of the role is to scope, lead and deliver multiple IT or business change projects to the agreed plan, budget and timescales as required by customers and the business.  Your day-to-day responsibilities will include creating and eliciting approval for business cases; managing end-to-end project delivery; PID & project plan creation;  business benefit definition; forecasting, estimating, and managing uncertainty, whilst being able to stick to deadlines, work with contractors and third parties to deliver services agreed within KPI budgets and timescales, liaise with heads of departments to drive improvements and new technologies and tools create an efficient working practice amongst other responsibilities.

Must Have

  • Demonstrable commercial experience of full life cycle IT, Portfolio, &/or Change Project Management
  • Excellent contract, matrix, and line management skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and project control experience.
  • Experience of Enterprise or complex projects.
  • Professional qualifications in Project Management, such as PMP, Prince2, APM or similar, to PRINCE2 Practitioner standard as a minimum

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of DevOps tools & cloud computing
  • Microsoft Cloud project experience – for example M365, SharePoint, Dynamics, Power Apps, Azure, Fabric, or similar.
  • ERP applications experience; Dynamics 365, Oracle Cloud or similar.
  • Proficient in use of delivery and collaboration tools (DevOps, JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, MS Teams, Skype)
  • Property, Real Estate, or RSL sector industry experience.

As an individual you will have experience in both matrix management and line management of cross functional teams with effective and strong leaderships and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills both verbally and written. A proven track record of managing both large and complex budgets alongside in-depth knowledge of Microsoft office. Alongside a competitive salary you will receive an impressive benefits package that includes generous leave entitlement, health cover, professional development, and qualification support. This role will be then split between two days in the office in Manchester, with the rest of time working from home. If this role describes you then please apply without delay for the opportunity to continue your career with a friendly, customer focused organisation. 

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