Senior Project Manager - Essiell

Preston Park

Closing date: 19/08/2019

Essiell is a market leading, pioneering, independent software house and industry expert in travel money and compliance. We specialise in the provision of travel money and prepaid retail technology, and seamless anti-money laundering and customer due diligence solutions.

With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services market, we hold long-term relationships with an international client base of leading global travel operators, retailers, banks and department store

Job Description:

Essiell are looking for a Senior Project Manager to be responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and successful completion of multiple system implementation projects.

You will be working with our top tier clients, managing the execution of all implementation service needs in the UK and overseas, utilizing a methodical approach to planning and guiding project processes from start to finish.

You will be relied upon to create and execute both internal and client communication strategies, driving overall customer relationships by pro-active involvement and ongoing contact.

You will be working on;

• Managing a comprehensive Implementation Project Plan
• Implementing and maintaining project schedule, project documents, and meeting notes
• Managing new Product Management initiatives
• Providing integrated change control via an established change request process in addition to comprehensive and on-going risk management
• Working with management to determine resource needs and availability; negotiate with these functional managers to resolve outstanding project-related issues
• Performing appropriate and timely follow-up with both the customers and internal areas to ensure project plan is progressing as scheduled; conduct meetings when necessary
• Providing recommendations and communications for mid-course adjustments; act as the primary negotiator for conflict resolution
• Maintaining all time keeping records that will be used in client billing and make available to appropriate internal sources at agreed upon intervals
• Utilizing generally accepted/recognized project management methodology and practices

Skills Range:

You will have;

• A Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred (in Business, Project Management or Organizational Behaviour)
• Strong technical competence in software development technologies and in depth knowledge of the software delivery life cycle.
• Experience of technical delivery of digital solutions (web solutions) with equal priority given to technical integration's based on Master Data Management principles and a great customer journey (UX)
• Strong resource management within development teams
• Experience of delivering solutions using cloud-based services
• Establishing and maintaining excellent supplier relationships with current and new suppliers
• Rapidly navigating complex organisations to engage the right stakeholders
• Using Atlassian tools such as JIRA and Confluence
• Managing resource time and budget
• Maintaining risk management, decision log and RACI
• Providing weekly stakeholder project status reports

Person Specification:

You will find it useful to have;

• Strong leadership skills; able to develop and motivate a project team
• Outstanding customer relationship management skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; solid speaking, facilitation, and presentation skills
• Highly skilled in the art of negotiation
• Highly organized; can handle multiple projects concurrently; demonstrated proficiency in Planning, Needs Assessment, and Project Management
• Excellent verbal/written communication skills to deliver key messages in concise manner
• Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workloads and use own initiative.
• Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
• Strong planning and organisational skills
• Ability to manage own time whilst working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Proficiency in relevant computer and online based applications such as MS Office
• Willingness to take initiatives to help drive the company growth

Key Area: Project Management 15-1199.09Project Management
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

You will receive;

A salary between £45,000 to £50,000 depending on experience;

25 days paid holiday;

Flexible working hours;

Contributory pension;

Support schemes like childcare vouchers

Essiell offices are based in offices overlooking Preston Park. Three train stations are within 15 minutes’ walk and bus services are a couple of minutes away.


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