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Senior Project Manager

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Senior Project Manager
Portsmouth HQ
Up to £75,000

We are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join a fast-paced delivery team and be responsible for building highly configurable and automated solutions for some of the UKs largest financial services companies.
The successful candidate must have experience managing Agile software projects. The candidate must be able to demonstrate managing multiple sized projects at one time as well as manage relationships with key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the business requirement for the project and define the deliverables, resource requirements and plan to deliver the project.
  • Act as the primary Client liaison, develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Set project priorities and manage, monitor and motivate the internal delivery teams and ensure effective delivery of the project to time, cost and quality.
  • Actively manage key project risks and issues and ensure project delivery to contractual terms and conditions.
  • Chair both Client and internal meetings including Requirements Workshops, Project Progress Meetings, Stand-Ups, Show and Tells and Retrospectives
  • Prepare standard project documentation such as RAID logs, project plans, reports, revenue/cost forecasts, change requests and statements of work.
  • Management of monthly Client invoices and report on cost and burn rates internally.

Essential skills

  • Degree educated in a technical subject.
  • Minimum 5 years of Project Management experience managing multiple projects at one time.
  • Experience in managing Software Projects
  • Excellent customer facing skills and experience liaising with external Clients.
  • A proven track record of successful software project delivery through the full project life-cycle
  • Solid background in Agile software development and delivery principles, and using Agile project tools such as Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing and motivating cross-discipline teams.
  • Efficient and effective communication skills with stakeholders of all levels
  • Good technical understanding and comfortable working in a technical environment


  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Flexible Working Arrangement
  • Childcare Scheme
  • Company Bonus Scheme

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