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Software Project Manager

  • Location:

    Winchester, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Business Analysis & Project Management

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

  • Contact Email:

    lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job Ref:

    LM/VR/08430_1522857558

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-11

  • Consultant:

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Software Project Manager
Winchester
£45,000 + Benefits


We have an opportunity for an experienced Software Project Manager to join a leading technology company working within the Insurance Industry and owning approx. 40% of the market share and employing over 450 people across multiple sites. It's an incredibly exciting time to join the business as they are currently undergoing a significant company-wide transformation which includes recent acquisitions strengthening their position in the market.

Software Project Managers are required to plan, execute and finalise projects according to strict deadlines along with being expected to take end to end control to ensure the project(s), technical and non-technical delivery is in accordance with agreed KPIs including time, cost and quality.


Duties will include:
· Direct and manage project implementation from start to finish
· Defining project scope, goals and deliverables
· Develop full-scale project plans
· Being the face of the project for external customer NOT internal business stakeholders
· Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones
· Develop & deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations


Experience and Qualifications:
· Minimum of 2-3 years' experience as a Software Project Manager
· Educated to Degree Level
· Project Management Prince 2 Foundation or Practitioner Level Qualification or APMP (or similar)
· ITIL V3 Foundation Level Qualification or Higher
· Agile Development Training - CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner) or CSM (Certified Scrum Master)


Skills:
· Agile Software Development Methodologies
· Calm and level-headed, works well under pressure
· Consistent Information Gathering and Documenting
· Experience of Continuous Improvement or Process Improvement Practices and the ability to challenge current thinking / working models (Desirable)
· Any previous experience in the General Insurance or Financial Services is highly desirable


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Those that join the business benefit from the following:- Pension, Life Assurance, Critical Illness Cover, Bonus, Free Parking, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, 22 days holiday, Season Ticket Loan Scheme, On-site Canteen, Eye Care Vouchers, Perkbox