Project Manager - Software Development - Perm - Edinburgh - £Neg

IT - Systems Development, Project Management
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Date Posted:
12 / 9 / 2017
Project Manager - Software Development - Perm - Edinburgh - £Neg

A fantastic opportunity exists for an experienced Project Manager to join our client, a leader in their field. You will be working closely with the IT Director and technical teams to deliver against an agreed backlog of products. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of both the full software development and the project lifecycle’s as well as a robust working knowledge of Agile approaches. To be considered for this role you should possess the following;

Role responsibilities:
- Define - scope projects, implement milestones and manage progress.
- Fully engage with project teams and business areas to drive projects forward
- Effectively manage multiple concurrent projects
- Influence and manage stakeholders at all levels
- Ongoing budget management and tracking to ensure successful delivery
- Run daily stand-up meetings and take any follow up actions required
- Provide training on Agile development

Personal and technical attributes:
- Experience of project managing across the full project lifecycle
- Proven track record of project delivery on time and within budget
- Good knowledge of Agile practices (Scrum, Kanban, Lean)
- Strong planning, organisational, and documentation experience
- Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills
- People focused and a team player
- Software Development experience would be desirable

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well respected organisation who offer a good salary and benefits package (excellent pension). Please apply with your up to date CV together with details of your availability and current salary package.