Project Manager

Posted 5 April by Recruitment Resolution Easy Apply

12 month full time fixed term contract for a Project Manager to join a leading supplier to the Building Services sector in Croydon; to undertake the management of the development and implementation of a new cross business ERP System. No ERP experience required as long as you have experience of delivering a large, cross functional software roll out.

Benefits: 25 days holiday + BH, Private Medical Insurance following successful probation, car parking, free lunch.

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am-5pm

Company Profile: based just outside Croydon (walking distance from Coulsdon South / Town Train Stations, this family founded SME Client are an award winning supplier to the Building Services Sector, employing over 70 people across 5 sites.

Who we are looking for:

A Project Manager with proven experience in delivering a large, cross functional software roll out ideally in a SME environment. With thorough knowledge of project management tools, techniques and practices you will naturally develop gravitas and respect in the project environment and at senior management level, naturally maintaining good relationships internally and externally. You will be experienced at training internally and managing data migration. You will hold an in-depth knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications including Project & Visio.

The ideal candidate will hold the following:

  • Experience of delivering a large, cross functional software roll out
  • Managing projects in a matrix organisation
  • Thorough knowledge of project management tools, techniques and practices
  • Able to plan and prioritise both pro actively and reactively assimilating information quickly and taking effective action
  • Able to manage at task and strategic levels within a project
  • Able to develop gravitas and respect in the project environment and at senior management level and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Strong negotiation, collaboration and conflict management skills
  • Strong planning and resource management skills
  • Ability to maintain focus on the end game without enhancing or reducing the scope unnecessarily
  • Able to manage the project management processes and ensure compliance / adherence
  • Able to effectively chair project meetings and provide input to gate reviews
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of change management tools, techniques and behaviours
  • Delivery through others
  • Project reporting / dashboards
  • In depth knowledge of all Microsoft applications including Project & Visio

As Project Manager you will:

  1. Provide project management of the ERP project from planning to closure
  2. Manage all stakeholders and SME’s to produce outputs to time, cost & quality constraints
  3. Advise & inform the Sponsor on business case generation
  4. Provide support to end users through roll out / launch / handover and beyond to ensure effective transfer in to BAU
  5. Ensuring regular, consistent and accurate reporting
  6. Managing the resources appointed to the project and maintaining good links with their various line managers
  7. Giving project stakeholders confidence that the projects is being managed effectively
  8. Monitoring project progress and initiating corrective action when required
  9. Working with project team members to advise, guide and develop capability and understanding
  10. Managing project risk and communicating the level of risk exposure

Required skills

  • Project Management
  • Software Implementation
  • Training
  • Stakeholder Management
  • ERP Software

Reference: 34833507

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