JOB TITLE: IT Project Manager (Software Development)

Industry : IT & Telecoms Job Location : Birmingham
Job Reference : 10681 Job Category : IT
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 14/05/2014
Salary & Benefits : £48000 - £58000 per annum + bonus / benefits
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

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Job Summary

IT Project Manager (Software Development) £48k-58k + bonus / benefits Birmingham

Job Description

IT Project Manager (Software Development)
£48k-58k + bonus / benefits

The Opportunity:

IT Project Manager (Software Development) required for our client who are a world leading multinational company based in Birmingham. The IT Project Manager (Software Development) is a newly created role and has come about due to the merger of 2 departments and represents an outstanding opportunity to really develop the Project Manager (Software Development) role.

The Role:

The IT Project Manager (Software Development) role will require you to be a leader, having around 5 Business Analysts and 5-7 Software Developers and you will be managing various software development projects across the business. This could range from the expansion of an existing portal to the implementation of a new program across the UK side of the business.

For the IT Project Manager (Software Development) role you will be liaising with directors of the business and have to manager which projects are the most relevant and financially efficient ones too.

* Work with key stakeholders within the business to agree roadmap items and prioritise work stack
* Manage change to the work stack through formal change control board
* Drive benefit justification from internal customers and sponsors as input into the ccb
* Ensure change is verified and approved by Finance
* Work with the customer organisations to ensure resource is made available to support work stack items as they are developed e.g. in requirement reviews, user acceptance testing

The Person:

The IT Project Manager (Software Development) role is ideal for a proven Project Manager from a Software Development background ideally. You will need strong leadership skills and be able to influence high level board members in this huge organisation.

Ideally, you will be familiar with software development methodologies such as Agile or Scrum and be Prince II. Any kind of software development will be fine as a lot of the development will take place on bespoke business applications.

* Strong leadership and Project Management skills - Prince II beneficial
* Software development skills - any language
* Familiar with software development methodologies such as Agile or Scrum

The Company:

Out client are one of the largest organisations in their field. They employ over 170,000 people worldwide and who offer excellent career opportunities moving forward.

IT Project Manager (Software Development)

Job Keywords

Agile, Scrum, software, developer, Project Manager, Prince II,, Java, Oracle,

Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in IT recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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