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Implementation Consultant/Project Manager

Employer
Michael Page
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
45000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

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Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

An excellent opportunity to join a growing SaaS business as an Implementation Consultant/Project Manager.

Client Details

My client are an innovative software and consultancy company who supply SaaS solutions to the Retail industry.

They are searching for an Implementation Consultant to join their team as they continue to grow the business and take on exciting new projects. This person will be the conduit between clients, the business and technology.

The role is based in Leeds, with hybrid working (3-4 days a week in office).

If you have a background working in Project Management or Implementation roles in the Grocery Retail/Wholesale/FMCG sector, then this role may be the role for you!

Description

  • Project manage the full Software Implementation Life Cycle including scoping, through to installation to go live and beyond
  • Planning and definition of the project scope and objectives
  • Ability to derive scope, quality, cost, and timelines associated with a project
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Analysis and management of project risks and how the business mitigates against them and identification of additional opportunities
  • Building an understanding of our clients' businesses, sectors, and markets
  • Creating process flow diagrams of "as is" processes and working with the business to re-engineer and create 'to be' processes
  • Gather, define and clearly communicate client Requirements
  • Support the design, test and implementation of new processes and systems requirements
  • Help to analyse problems, challenging current state thinking appropriately
  • Ensure all data capture, analysis and recommendations are fully documented, auditable, and available for handover to delivery
  • Running client orientations and workshops
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to its stakeholders including the Executive Team and the Board
  • Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Produce progress reports both internally and for the client
  • Undertake business reviews & health-checks

Profile

  • Project/Implementation Management experience ideally within IT or Retail
  • Experience working within the Retail/Wholesale/FMCG sector
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best
  • practices
  • Ability to understand and articulate complex issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to engage, build trust and form quick relationships both
  • internally and with our clients
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proficient knowledge of the Microsoft Office and Google

Job Offer

  • Salary range of 45,000 - 55,000 depending on experience
  • Hybrid working (3-4 days a week in office)
  • Plus many other excellent benefits

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