Project Manager job in Stafford Staffordshire

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Project Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinating urgent and critical system failures to ensure a resolution is found swiftly.
  • Co-ordinating change requests from the Operational teams & business stakeholders, focussing on iterative progress. 
  • Assessing change requests for feasibility/viability, in conjunction with the technical team and the senior business stakeholders.
  • Ensuring any requests for change fit with the overall business outlook and are going to bring an added benefit once complete.
  • Collating relevant information to put together task specifications.
  • Working with a growing development team, you will act as the focal point for all communication on critical issues and change requests.
  • Define and manage the backlog of change requests. This requires input and decision making to the development team and the operational teams throughout any development cycles. 
  • Clear communication with multiple internal/external stakeholders will be key to ensure the vision is understood, that the objectives are clear and that the overall goals are met. 
  • Defining test criteria, manually testing functionality and gathering feedback from testing.
  • Focus is on speed and efficiency, but also on quality and collaboration.
  • May also be required to support other projects and workstreams, as and when additional resource is required.

Required Skills/Attributes

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with multiple teams and senior stakeholders.
  • Common sense and logical thinking.
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and copy writing skills.
  • Confidence with numerical tasks.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office software, such as Word and Excel.
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise a workload.
  • Ability to react to change quickly and effectively.
  • A good understanding of IT and the Web.
  • A confident personality.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in project management, workstream management or product ownership.
  • Knowledge of Agile, Lean & Scrum approaches to managing projects (desirable).
  • Experience using Trello and Jira task management systems (desirable).
  • Knowledge of process improvement techniques (desirable).

Overview

  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job Title: Project Manager
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