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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 205216_1546593647
Contact Name: Xavier Ayling-Brasnell
Contact Email: Xavier.Ayling-Brasnell@acornpeople.com
Job Published: January 04, 2019 09:20

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Project Manager for a large expanding company based on the outskirts of the city for maternity cover. This is a full time position working 08.45-17.30 Monday to Friday with an excellent pay rate.

The role of project Manager will involve assisting the Lead Project Manager in planning, executing and finalising projects in accordance to strict deadlines and within budget, following the Agile Methodology. The successful candidate will produce product requirement documents for inhouse software development, as well as liaising with third party suppliers to produce achievable project plans. The successful candidate will need to coordinate project teams and communicate with key stakeholders, as well as provide daily updates throughout a projects life-cycle. Strong administrative & communication skills will be required to assist with the smooth running of a project, scheduling and holding review meetings, communicating progress and issues with stakeholders and third parties. The Project Manager will run small to medium projects on his/her own from end to end with the support of the Lead Project Manager and may be required to assist with larger projects.

Candidates will need to have the following skills and experience:

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Project Management Skills
  • Knowledge of Agile Framework
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Customer service focused
  • Ability to work well within a team and confidently as in individual
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite incl MS Project and MS Visio
  • Ability to host meetings and conference calls as required
  • Document Management Skills

Experience of working with a range of projects as a project administrator/support or manager,understanding of IT systems and project methodologies such as Agile and understanding of the Retail environment.

Please click apply now or call Acorn on 01752 265500 to fast track your application