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Project Manager

Ref: 920584

  • €70,000 - €80,000
  • 14 Jan 2019
  • Dublin (West)
  • Perm

Our client, a global, life science artwork and labelling company, currently has a job opening for a software project manager. This is a senior role reporting directly to the head of professional services. You will be managing the implementation of the companies leading software product into client sites. This will required you to work with stakeholder and teams across the organisation (technical and non-technical).

The Job

• Develop and manage both high-level and detailed project plans with associated tasks, deliverables, schedules and budgets • Ensure key stakeholders are kept up to date on project status, produce weekly status reports, analyse and proactively advise if there are constraints or issues with the project. • Responsibility for the timely delivery to customers of all products & projects, from scoping/analysis and planning to implementation and maintenance, within budget and with the highest possible quality. • Ensuring scope is clearly managed in a project and any over-runs are clearly set with the client and costs recovered. Manage billing in accordance with project schedules. • Coordination of internal team resources on client projects; Business Analyst, Configuration Engineer, Validation Engineer and other resource to ensure timely and effective delivery of project deliverables. • Work with the Business Analyst to define client solutions, managing workshops and documenting into specifications. • Ensuring that project vision and goals are clearly defined and that key stakeholders are identified and on-boarded. • Ensuring smooth transition from project implementation to support & maintenance. Setting up clear strategies, defining support models so that all stakeholders understand their roles in post deployment phase. • Understanding customer’s goals, strategies, constraints and use this understanding to collaborate effectively with them. Interacting with the customer as required and interpret requirements. • Supporting Business Development where required with proposals and estimates, with a focus on developing implementation plans. • Supporting the Head of Professional Services in a continuous improvement programme, always looking for how the organisation can improve on process, delivery and service to our customers, including liaising with other functions / participating in cross-functional activities • Supporting other team members / colleagues as required in the on-going development of our growing business

The Person

• Bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline or relevant experience. • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Software Project Management • Strong software implementation experience in a client facing environment • Strong planning and budget management skills, including experience in MS Project. • Experience of managing multiple stakeholders (technical and non-technical) both on-site and virtually. • Business knowledge and validation experience in regulated industry desirable • Experience working with SaaS is desirable.
If you believe that you, or somebody you know, could be the right person for this project manager job, don’t hesitate to contact Stephen Waters on 016621000, or click apply.