IT Project Manager, Local Govt software applications

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IT Project Manager, Local Govt Software applications for a major UK Software applications provider

Up to £50k base plus £5k pa car allowance and benefits

Home based

Our client works to transform the lives of children, young people and families. We give our customers the information they need to improve outcomes and we are currently delivering solutions to 120 local authorities to support early intervention and prevention. Our team is as passionate about people as we are why many of them have joined us directly from local authorities and the public sector

Role: To successfully deliver customer facing application software implementations, training and consultancy projects to achieve the Business Plan and revenue targets;

What you will do:

  • Planning, monitoring and performance management of the allocated projects, using the agreed planning tools, templates and performance metrics
  • Working with Sales and Business Development Managers to ensure a smooth handover from sales
  • Manging the end-to-end life cycle of projects, applying appropriate project tools and governance
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered in compliance with agreed commercial terms
  • Manging internal and external stakeholders, ensuring that expectations and deliverables align and clear communication channels are set up and maintain throughout the project service delivery
  • Working closely with different resource pool and aligning them to the objectives and timelines of the project
  • Work with all parties to identify risk and issues for allocated projects. Appropriate action planning to mitigate risks and resolve issues and timely escalation to ensure commercial risk profile for us is not significant increased
  • Working with the Revenue Manager and PMO function to prioritise service delivery to optimise revenue recognition and customer satisfaction levels
  • Leading, motivating and clearly communicating with their project team to ensure the required outcomes are achieved. Constructive and honest feedback given to assist improvement activities or personal development

Your experience will include:

  • Prior experience of delivery of training and consultancy projects linked to revenue targets
  • Experience of delivery of Multiple projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • PRINCE 2, PMP or equivalent qualification
  • Prior experience of Software projects in a public sector environment (preferable)

Required skills

  • Project Management
  • Public Sector
  • Software
  • Project Delivery

Reference: 36093060

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