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Project Manager

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Project Manager - Circa £50,000 - Hybrid - 3 days per Week in Southampton Office

Please only apply if you live within a commutable distance to the Southampton HQ.


The company provides a range of products and solutions to its customers which help them to increase profits through increasing basket size, customer loyalty and serving customers more efficiently and cost-effectively. It currently designs, builds, installs and supports systems processing billions of transactions each year through its data centres.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing software company with strong ambitions and to bring your own skills and ideas to the team. We are looking for eager, self-motivated individuals who thrive on learning and problem solving, who are up for a challenge and want to make a difference.

Responsibilities: -

  • 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.

What we are looking for in you:-

  • Project Management certification (PMP, PRINCE2 or similar)
  • Experience of working in client-facing environment
  • Strong communication skills to support frequent customer contact & internal comms, including to senior executives
  • High level of self-organization, problem solving ability, proactivity, and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead through influence
  • Comfortable working in an environment without a heavy structure. Adaptability and agility are preferred traits
  • Excellent analytical skills


For more information please contact davecarlisle@spectrumit.co.uk or click the apply button to submit your interest.

Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.