Software Development Project Manager

Recruitment Genius
12 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be part of building game changing business software and work in an innovative and entrepreneurial company? This award winning company is looking for a motivated Software Development Project Manager to head up their fun, hard-working and growing team of professionals. The product is an email marketing automation platform with integration with ecommerce and CRM. Customers include large brands, public sector and PLCs. From the vibrant and active, to the focused and committed. Their environment is creative, friendly and energetic, with no two days being the same. As a Software Development Project Manager, you must have an advanced knowledge of software programming and development, and be able to lead and manage cross-functional project teams for a SAAS Product. Project management skills are essential to the role, as is significant industry experience. Responsibilities - Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects - Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget - Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility - Ensure resource availability and allocation - Develop a detailed project plan to track progress - Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs - Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques - Report and escalate to management as needed - Manage the relationship with the development teams and make sure objectives are achieved and coding quality is maintained. - Perform risk management to minimize project risks - Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors - Assess the marketplace and direct on next stage projects to advance the platform and its offerings. - Implement your findings of system requirements alongside Directors and Sales requirements and organise this into a project implementation plan. - Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation Requirements - At least 3 years of experience in a technology SAAS project lead environment - A Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer or software engineering, business administration, management, project management, or a related field - Experience in the email marketing industry - Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies - Excellent communication skills - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills - Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office - PMP / PRINCE II certification a plus

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