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list Project Manager - Small Software Changes

The Role

Three questions;

  • Are you a Project Manager who is familiar with delivering fast paced software changes?
  • Can you lead and influence methods (Agile) that can enhance software delivery?
  • Can you plan and manage the continuous delivery of small software changes / projects using both soft and hard skills to get things done in a co-ordinated, communicated, and controlled manner?

If you can answer “yes” to all of these questions, then read on, this may just be the role where you can use your skills and knowledge in an environment that is supportive and encourages career progression based on delivery and your achievements. In this job you can go far.

What are we looking for?

My client who is one of the best employers in the region are looking for an experienced Software Project Manager to own the small changes work-stream. The role is part of the larger Projects team but will have specific responsibility for planning and managing the small changes that are needed quickly by the business.

You will be responsible for the end to end management of small changes ensuring that they are delivered to the agreed scope, within budget and to the agreed timescale. Before applying you should check that you have demonstrable experience in the following areas:

    • Working to deliver high volume small changes in a planned and controlled manner
    • Ensuring all aspects of small change delivery meet with project governance
    • Development and management of the project plan to ensure the project is delivered within the agreed time frame
    • Identification and alignment of resources to be able to deliver the project within agreed time frame
    • Identification and management of all project risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies
    • Creating and tracking of project budget tracker to ensure project is delivered within the agreed budget
    • Effective stakeholder identification and management.
    • Build strong relationships with project team
    • Take full ownership of the project and drive the project to meet deliverables
    • Report/communicate project progress throughout the project lifecycle
    • Enhance the current change framework for the Small Change Team
    • Plan assigned change items accordingly

About you

The ideal candidate:

  • You should have at least 3 years’ experience delivering changes via an agile methodology
  • Highly organised and able to coordinate others within the project team
  • A great project leader who motivates the project team to achieve deliverables
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills keeping key stakeholders informed of progress and issues
  • Has ability to build strong relationships with people across the business
  • Has a proven track record of delivering significant projects on time and on budget which meet project deliverables
  • Team player who understands the role that methods play in great delivery

Why apply?

Jobs are not just about salary, they are where you will spend most of your week, so they need to be a great place to work. My client prides themselves on investing in their staff (as well as their local community) and knows that teams and people are the key to their future success. Here you are not just another number!

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • One paid charity day per year
  • Collaborative, supportive organisation committed to developing full potential
  • Industry recognised qualifications (if applicable)
  • Excellent opportunity for career progression based on delivery, output and alignment to CBS values
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders and an extension Employee Assistance Programme

This position will be considered either working full time or part time, which can be family friendly hours or job share would also be considered.

Current working arrangements are 100% remote working due to COVID 19. Future remote working arrangements are negotiable for the right candidate; however, some travel to our Head Office in Carlisle is expected.

Please only apply for this role if you have the right qualifications and experience and are also legally entitled to work in the UK

list Project Manager (Change)

Dependent on experience - Plus good benefits

The Role

Three questions;

  • Do you want to be part of a team that plan and deliver the modernisation of an already great business?
  • Do you want to be part of a team who are being backed and invested in to deliver real change?
  • Can you plan and manage projects using both soft and hard skills to get things done in a co-ordinated, communicated, and controlled manner?

If you can answer “yes” to all of these questions, then read on, this may just be the role where you can use your skills and knowledge in an environment that is supportive and encourages career progression based on delivery and your achievements. In this job you can go far.

What are we looking for?

My client who is one of the best employers in the region are undertaking a large change programme. As such, they are adding resource to their Project Management (Change) team. The team are responsible for the successful delivery of business change (not IT but in partnership with IT) and hence they are looking for Project Managers who have experience in the planning and delivery of business change. 

You will be responsible for the end to end management of projects ensuring that they are delivered to the agreed scope, within budget and to the agreed timescale. Before applying you should check that you have demonstrable experience in the following areas:

  • Ensuring all aspects of project governance are met in line with the Change Management Framework
  • Development and management of the project plan to ensure the project is delivered within the agreed time frame
  • Identification and alignment of resources to be able to deliver the project within agreed time frame
  • Identification and management of all project risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies
  • Creating and tracking of project budget tracker to ensure project is delivered within the agreed budget
  • Effective stakeholder identification and management.
  • Build strong relationships with project team
  • Take full ownership of the project and drive the project to meet deliverables
  • Report/communicate project progress throughout the project lifecycle

About you

The ideal candidate:

  • Highly organised and able to coordinate others within the project team
  • A great project leader who motivates the project team to achieve deliverables
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills keeping key stakeholders informed of progress and issues
  • Has ability to build strong relationships with people across the business
  • Has a proven track record of delivering significant projects on time and on budget which meet project deliverables
  • Team player who understands importance of the project portfolio

Why apply?

Jobs are not just about salary, they are where you will spend most of your week, so they need to be a great place to work. My client prides themselves on investing in their staff (as well as their local community) and knows that teams and people are the key to their future success. Here you are not just another number!

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Company pension scheme
  • One paid charity day per year
  • Collaborative, supportive organisation committed to developing full potential
  • Industry recognised qualifications (if applicable)
  • Excellent opportunity for career progression based on delivery, output and alignment to CBS values
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders and an extension Employee Assistance Programme

This position will be considered either working full time or part time, which can be family friendly hours or job share would also be considered.

Current working arrangements are 100% remote working due to COVID 19. Future remote working arrangements are negotiable for the right candidate; however, some travel to our Head Office in Carlisle is expected.

Please only apply for this role if you have the right qualifications and experience and are also legally entitled to work in the UK

list IT Project Manager

Salary dependent on experience + good benefits package

The Role

Three questions;

  • Do you want to be part of a team that are using technology to modernise their business?
  • Do you want to be part of a team who are being backed and invested in to deliver real change?
  • Can you plan and manage projects using both soft and hard skills to get things done in a co-ordinated, communicated and controlled manner?

If you can answer “yes” to all of these questions, then read on, this may just be the role where you can use your skills and knowledge in an environment that is supportive and encourages career progression based on delivery and your achievements. In this job you can go far.

What are we looking for?

My client is adding an IT Project Manager to their existing team. The team are modernising and driving the technology change agenda across their business. To do this successfully they are looking for an IT Project Manager with experience of working within project frameworks in a regulated environment. You should be technically astute, there will be domain experts to work with, however you should possess enough technical knowhow to ensure that you can work well with all aspects of the team. You will have key relationships with other internal non-technical teams and 3rd parties so you should posses great soft skills and know how to communicate with non-technical teams.

If this sounds like you, this opportunity is with a company that offers you a career rather than just a job.

What is on offer?

A job is about so much more that what is usually talked about. This role comes with a first-class ethical company who look after their teams and make their environment a great place to work. Their salary and package is about much more than pound notes, it is about being in a role with security and growth where you will enjoy being part of the team.

  • Salary to £37k depending on experience plus benefits
  • 25 days annual leave (depending on starting salary) plus 8 bank holidays,
  • Site based role at their office in Carlisle with occasional travel
  • Company pension scheme (after 3-month qualifying period, 5% employer, 4% employee)
  • A paid community day each year
  • Collaborative, supportive organisation committed to developing full potential
  • Excellent opportunity for career progression based on delivery, output and alignment to the company’s values

About the role

As IT Project Manager you will be responsible for the end to end management of IT and Technical projects according to best practice principles by planning, executing and closing projects according to strict deadlines and timescales. You will define the project objectives and oversee the quality control throughout its lifecycle.

You will be responsible for driving forward the IT Change Management framework and will manage the IT project portfolio.

You will build successful working relationships with your colleagues within the IT department as well as business change, internal business teams and third-party suppliers.

This role requires a technical astute Project Manager who can make a real difference working in a dynamic, ever changing environment.  

About you

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • A strong technical understanding and background.
  • Previous experience managing multiple concurrent technical projects through the full lifecycle (e.g. idea, initiation, definition, build, test and live and closure).
  • Experience of managing a range of technical projects which have incorporated changes across multiple platforms, business areas or systems.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong stakeholder management and influencing skills.
  • An aptitude to work with autonomy, be organised and ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analysis and decision-making skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Pro-activity and self-motivation with the proven ability to drive results and provide excellent customer services to all levels of the organisation.
  • High level of motivation to see success delivered through own personal efforts and those around them.
  • Ability to demonstrate and enhance the core values of the company.

 

Technical requirements

  •  Demonstrable experience in a similar IT Project Manager role ideally within a Financial Services led environment or equivalent highly regulated industry
  •  A requirement of the role is to complete an APM Project Professional Qualification (PPQ), unless you already hold a similar industry recognised qualification.

 

 If what you have read matches your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to apply. It is the best role of its kind in the area.

 

 

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