Project Manager

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Up to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
31 Aug 2018
23 Sep 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Fasthosts is one of the fastest growing internet technology businesses in the UK, offering fantastic careers in the Web Hosting and Cloud Server industry. We create real opportunities for candidates wishing to become part of an ambitious team with a successful track record in providing high value, award winning products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

As an experienced technical project manager you will be responsible for the successful delivery of new Cloud and Hosting products and services from initiation through to commercial launch. You will have a good understanding of web technology and use your management skills to facilitate the delivery of projects to tight deadlines. You will be working with high calibre teams of software developers, system engineers, QA, UI designers and product marketing specialists in the UK, Germany and Spain.


·Manage allocated projects, ensuring that project management methodologies are used consistently and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget

·Ensure that there is balance between commercial objectives and technical quality that ensures the best possible product is delivered in the time to market allowed

·Identify and co-ordinate work stream leads (with some international travel), ensuring objectives are achieved

·Create effective communication channels and develop strong and viable working relationships with key stakeholders

·Ensure planning, tracking, status reporting, issue and risk mitigation takes place effectively and is able to embrace Agile software development

·Carry out post implementation reviews and project benefit reviews

Skills & Experience required:

Skills and Experience:

You will have full project lifecycle experience from initiation to benefits realisation and proven experience of working with Agile teams.You will have a good understanding of software development process allied with an ability to understand and drive commercial objectives. Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills are essential for this role. You will have the ability to manage multiple projects, some with international teams, at the same time.

Key Experience:

  • Experience and knowledge of web technology, digital marketing, SaaS, PaaS

·Project and resource planning skillswith Agile experience

  • Ability to co-ordinate commercial, technical and operational tasks
  • Managing software development in web based sales or technical integration projects
  • A proven ability to take the initiative, create momentum and engender enthusiasm in a team
  • Managing new product launches in multi-channel environments
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • PRINCE2 or equivalent qualification
  • ITIL experience would be an advantage

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