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Tuesday, 26 July 2022 16:43

Project Manager

Project Manager             

Our client, a prestigious company and brand requires a Project Manager to join the team.

The Project Management role involves launching customer-facing digital products, internal systems implementations, website development, and business integrations. The role holder is responsible for ensuring projects are scoped and delivered to time, budget and quality constraints. The role requires establishing good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring effective communication is achieved.

Responsibilities:

Manage software / systems development or implementation projects

Manage other projects as required

The role:

Scope and manage the end-to-end delivery of new projects to time, scope and budget and within agreed quality parameters 

Apply project management principles to projects, eg Develop full scale project plans; Create and maintain risk logs, issue logs and change request documentation; Lead status meetings; Provide status reports for projects etc

Proactively manage tasks, ensuring resources are deployed and deadlines are met

Ensure prompt escalation to senior management when project deliverables are at risk

Manage stakeholders across the business to ensure effective requirements gathering and ongoing communication throughout the project lifecycle

Own, manage and maintain key supplier relationships and act as a point of reference/project planning advice for internal teams

Support the Project Office with lessons learned, best practices, and standardised methodologies

Technical:

Project manage all elements of the software development lifecycle (e.g. requirements, development, testing, rollout) working with internal stakeholders and external suppliers

Use JIRA for above tasks

Use Confluence for key project documents

Financial Responsibility/Authority:

Establish, monitor and report on budgets, escalating to relevant project team members if appropriate

Suggest ways of reducing costs whilst maintaining quality

Project mentoring and support:

Provide informal mentoring and support on projects (possibly also participate in training workshops) for staff who need to develop their technical skills/understanding relating to projects

 

For further details, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2022 09:38

Project Manager

Endeavour Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecommerce Project Manager to join our global digital commerce consultancy client.  This is a permanent opportunity based in our clients offices in London.  

This is an opportunity to work in a busy agency environment on some really exciting large scale ecommerce accounts.  The ideal candidate must have agency experience as well as a strong Project Management background leading large scale eCommerce projects. The role is highly client facing and we will expect the candidate to demonstrate their business acumen and have excellent presentation skills.

The role:

  • Managing the client relationship as part of effective project delivery
  • Creating and maintaining quality project documentation, such as timelines, risk logs, project reports and change controls
  • Use of project management tools such as Gantt charts and Jira/Atlassian tools
  • Closely managing scope and project budget, measuring and reporting on delivery performance and profitability
  • Working closely with clients and project teams to capture functional and non-functional requirements
  • Provide leadership to cross-functional project teams and proactively contribute to PMO excellence
  • Proactively identifying, communicating, and addressing risks throughout the delivery process and managing scope and stakeholder expectations
  • Managing 3rd party relationships and identify and mitigate associated risks accordingly
  • Leading and participating in client meetings and workshops

Essential skills & experience:

  • Experience in delivery of a range of medium to large scale digital project using a variety of methodologies (agile and/or waterfall)
  • Previous experience of working in e-commerce and liaising with industry 3rd parties. Magento experience is desirable
  • Previous experience of working in a fast-paced agency environment
  • Confident in leading client-facing meetings and managing stakeholder expectations
  • Competence to manage multiple project streams at once and across different cross-functional project teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritise effectively and remain composed under pressure
  • Ability to understand complex project requirements and relay (technical) information to the team and client stakeholders
  • Demonstrate keen attention to detail alongside excellent presentation and communication skills and good understanding of commercial requirements and project budgets

If you would like to join an global organisation where you can bring real value please apply ASAP to be shortlisted.

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Thursday, 09 June 2022 10:14

Project Manager

Project Manager             

Our client, a globally recognized company and brand requires a Project Manager to join the team.

The Project Management role involves launching customer-facing digital products, internal systems implementations, website development, and business integrations. The role holder is responsible for ensuring projects are scoped and delivered to time, budget and quality constraints. The role requires establishing good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring effective communication is achieved.

Responsibilities:

Manage software / systems development or implementation projects

Manage other projects as required

Scope and manage the end-to-end delivery of new projects to time, scope and budget and within agreed quality parameters 

Apply project management principles to projects, eg Develop full scale project plans; Create and maintain risk logs, issue logs and change request documentation; Lead status meetings; Provide status reports for projects etc

Proactively manage tasks, ensuring resources are deployed and deadlines are met

Ensure prompt escalation to senior management when project deliverables are at risk

Manage stakeholders across the business to ensure effective requirements gathering and ongoing communication throughout the project lifecycle

Own, manage and maintain key supplier relationships and act as a point of reference/project planning advice for internal teams

Support the Project Office with lessons learned, best practices, and standardised methodologies

Technical:

Project manage all elements of the software development lifecycle (e.g. requirements, development, testing, rollout) working with internal stakeholders and external suppliers

Use JIRA for above tasks

Use Confluence for key project documents

Required Experience:

Experience of managing software development or systems implementation projects

Knowledge of and experience using project management methodology: Prince2 or PMI or Agile

Experience of managing testing

Familiarity with MS Project, JIRA and Confluence

Excellent stakeholder management skills

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Problem solving and analytical mind

Proactive, "can-do" attitude

Be an innovative self-starter

Have an excellent eye for detail

Ability to meet deadlines and juggle workloads

Desirable

 

Experience in a web-related role in Academic or Professional Publishing and understanding of this sector

Experience in project managing content-rich digital products

Good working knowledge of XML

Understanding of eCommerce website development

Knowledge of and experience using business analysis techniques, eg understanding of ETL and data modelling

High-level knowledge of financial concepts

For further details, Please don’t hesitate to apply

 

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Software Technical Lead – Product Owner – Project Manager

We have an exciting opportunity with our Defence client based in Bristol for a Technical Lead – Product Owner – Project Manager to Project Lead, look after the team, the budget, stakeholders, review documents and Software Design Authority.

Our client works in the defence sector and you need to be able to be Security Cleared. The role is Hybrid with 2 days working from home. An understanding of Software Lifecyle is essential.

If this sounds of interest, please read on:

The role:

  • Manage customers both internally in Software Engineering (SE) UK and across the wider project, including the Software Requirements Authority and the Head of Weapon System Sub-System.
  • Be responsible for managing allocated project budgets and ensuring they are used efficiently
  • Maintain and communicate the current project schedule, coordinating with the team to meet delivery milestones
  • Work with members of the Group to identify potential improvement opportunities and support their implementation.
  • Act as Software Design Authority by ensuring quality standards are met, leading the formal software release process and continuously looking for ways to increase quality, safety and security.
  • Collaborate with partners to guide future product line roadmaps
  • Control and prioritise project backlogs
  • Support the creation of project and release documentation

The person:

While the experience listed below will be helpful, if you do not have some of them don't let that stop you from applying!

  • A leader who can support and draw the best from their team
  • Effective communication, persuasion and conflict resolutions skills
  • An organised yet adaptable attitude with a love of problem solving
  • Experience of Agile practices such as scrum
  • Knowledge of the full software development lifecycle
  • An open minded yet realistic approach to change and improvement

Desirables:

  • C++ / C#
  • HMI / UI design
  • Mission Planning software
  • Windows / Linux OS lockdown
  • Automated Testing
  • Lean Six Sigma

What's in it for you

  • You will get to join a passionate, innovative and friendly team who are always looking to improve both themselves and the software they create.
  • Both the team and the department as a whole have a strong focus on career development. You will be supported and guided in choosing, and progressing, your chosen career path.
  • Opportunities to get involved in improvement initiates including become a Lean Six Sigma Yellowbelt or Greenbelt

If this is of interest, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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Wednesday, 09 March 2022 12:43

Project Manager - NHS

Office 365 implementation Project Manager with NHS Experience

Endeavour Recruitment has a urgent contract requirement for an Office 365 implementation Project Manager with NHS Experience.

This Project has an ASAP Start. We are looking for a Project manager that has implement Office 365 and would consider themselves an expert in this are with a very strong technical understanding. You will also be responsible for the migration from the exchange servers to the cloud.

You must be able to deal with all levels of the business and to also advise and make recommendations to ensure the project’s success.

Experience:

•             Experience of migrating from legacy on Premise to O365, ideally within the Healthcare sphere.

•             Experience of SharePoint and OneDrive Migration – from on Premise Files hares to O365 Cloud.

•             Experience of Exchange Online - from on Prem.

•             Business Change experience – due to changes to the way people will be working (e.g. Office 2010 to O365 online or Apps for Enterprise).

•             Experience of embedding new processes and procedures to identify the BAU roles and responsibilities and to ensure a robust plan for longevity of the product and information governance around this.

•             Experience with Comms and getting organisational level buy in to changes.

•             Experience of speaking at director level due to the need for buy in at that level – To get buy in from Chief Exec as a sponsor for the Trust wide changes that will need to happen.

•             Utilisation of extra features within the new license model.

•             Demonstratable experience of putting together complex and robust project plans as well as managing the governance and escalation of issues.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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Friday, 08 October 2021 11:42

Project Manager - Publishing

Calling for a Project Manager who wants to make a difference in a Global Publishing Organisation and improve their Business Analysis and Project Management skills.

The role is perfect for someone who likes to take initiative and believes technology can be an enabler for the business.

The successful candidate will provide both Project Management and Business Analysis expertise to support the development of key global systems.

They will report to the Head of Project Office and work with Finance, Sales and other internal teams in order to realise the development of new, business-critical systems. The role will also include line management of 2-3 business analysts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Initiate, Plan, and Manage projects from initiation to implementation
    • Develop full scale project plans
    • Use Agile and Prince 2 inspired methodologies as appropriate
    • Create and maintain risk logs, issue logs and change request documentation
    • Manage budget and monitor spend on your projects
  • Ensure that development(s) fit with the company’s strategy and best practice
  • Work with the business to define requirements
  • Analyse data sources and outputs to contribute to logical and physical modelling and to prepare detailed specifications
  • Line management of business analysts in your team
  • Work with the Head of Project Office to ensure continuous improvement of Business Analysis processes and technology usage, remaining abreast of best practice and guidance
  • Champion the Business Analysis function across the company, including coaching and mentoring to ensure a consistent approach across all projects
  • Manage testing (write test plans, manage testers)
  • Manage stakeholders across the business
  • Manage vendors (within projects) to ensure they are delivering business value
  • Support the Project Office with lessons learned, best practices, and standardised methodologies

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of and experience using project management methodology: Prince2 or PMI
  • Knowledge of and experience using business analysis techniques
  • Ability to elicit and capture requirements
  • Line management experience
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Tenacity, the love of investigating data problems right to the very end
  • Exposure to writing and managing testing
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, team-player

Desirable:

  • High-level knowledge of financial concepts a plus
  • Good Knowledge of SQL a plus
  • Understanding of ETL and data modelling a plus

As well as a fantastic opportunity to join a global award-winning organisation, they offer competitive benefits, and flexible working arrangements.

If you are looking for a role where you can make a change and bring value, please apply.  

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Monday, 27 September 2021 15:58

Project / Product Manager

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent permanent opportunity for a Product/Project Manager.

The successful candidate will manage a customer product configuration project delivery according to agreed targets, budget and timescales and to provide technical product and project support.

To plan and estimate time and costs of a project.  To create requirements specifications and to delegate work packages. To control the progress of the project in order to successfully complete the project within time and cost constraints.

Responsibilities / Tasks

Technical product and project support within the company’s products. Internal and external customer projects for chip profiles, card personalisation, data processing and data management systems.

Manage technical relationship with clients:

  • Document in detail the product/project's technical requirements and Customer acceptance criteria.
  • Identify and agree tasks, objectives and targets.
  • Agree, document and manage changes to original customer requirement.
  • Deliver product/project updates to the customer and other members of the project team.
  • Oversee user acceptance testing and customer sign-off prior to launch.

Project delivery:

  • Adhere to Product & Project Management processes and procedures as outlined in the relevant Process and documents.
  • Ensure that all project deliverables are agreed, met and documented, according to the agreed standards, during the course of the project life cycle.
  • Establish and update project plans.
  • Estimate the time needed for each task and the overall project.
  • Adjust the estimated time schedules and project deliverables according to agreed change requests.
  • Assign and coordinate the work of each person involved in a project.
  • Act as a central interface for everyone within in the project, dealing with queries, change requests, updates etc.
  • Communicate status updates with customers, project team and Technical Director.
  • Ensure smooth and timely realisation of projects.
  • Oversee the preparation of sign-off samples for test cards and fulfilment packs.
  • Oversee project implementation, technical testing and handover to QA and operations team.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and accept (sign) key custodian responsibility statement.
  • Successfully complete key custodian training program.
  • Access assigned key custodian safe(s) and completion of associated logs.
  • Effective use of tamper proof envelopes.
  • Take part in key ceremony (test, live & audit).
  • Receive, create, distribute & destroy encryption key components (electronic & physical).
  • Effective communications with internal / external customer key custodians.

Competencies:

  • Very good understanding of international standards for Payment specifications for Smart Card personalisation and fulfilment.
  • Very good knowledge of cryptography (PKI) and communication protocols.
  • Very good understanding of software development.
  • IT system and encryption knowledge and experience.
  • Expertise in software programs such as PowerPoint, Microsoft Projects, Word and Excel, etc.
  • Degree in mathematics and/or computer sciences or similar.
  • High level of knowledge in various industries including engineering, data communication or IT.
  • Project Management – Prince II Foundation or equivalent
  • Ability to plan, design and conduct presentations to small or large audiences.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • Knowledge of working in banking sectors.
  • Experience in problem analysis and solution design.

Please apply for further details on this not to be missed permanent opportunity. Excellent career prospects.

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Wednesday, 11 August 2021 10:25

Project Manager - NHS

Calling for experienced Project Managers with EPR and Healthcare sector experience for a fantastic career opportunity!

The successful Project Manager will have:

  • excellent presentation and communication skills,
  • willingness to take responsibility,
  • drive to completion,
  • the ability to remotely work to deadlines and within agreed budget

Your role will involve the following deliverable tasks:

  • Complete all necessary early engagement work to ensure the successful initiation and planning of projects.
  • Assist the customers with project initiation tasks such as advising on governance arrangements and managing the overall programme of work.
  • Identify and recommend new projects in support of customer defined plans. Influence and engage with stakeholders to obtain buy-in and project commitment in terms of board membership
  • Responsibilities and release of resources to work on the projects.
  • Work closely with colleagues within the Alliance to ensure customer delivery.
  • Liaise with appropriate levels of staff within the healthcare Trusts, Private Health care providers, councils, commercial partners and GP practices on direction and resource planning in relation to the complex matrix of national and local targets, and local organisational initiatives and priorities to ensure ownership and success of project delivery.
  • Ensure project milestones are managed and adhered to.
  • Monitor and report on progress against the agreed Project Plans, ensuring that issues and risks are raised in a timely manner and at the appropriate level. Ensure the scheduled activities maintain a minimal disruption focus; this will involve consideration and resolution of complex scheduling issues.
  • Identify options available for solution and the subsequent facilitation to interpret possible outcomes, the identification, evaluation and management of risk and benefits to be realised across allocated projects.
  • To work and manage other project team members where appropriate, liaison with staff in relation to the projects for example with Patient Held Record leads.
  • Work in the recognised Prince 2 methodology for Project Management adhering to deployment standards and procedures.
  • Manage progress against plans with monthly/weekly reporting to the Director of Programmes.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting to Management Boards, Project Executives and Groups as required.
  • Conform to standards and procedures.
  • Maintain a good understanding of policy, political and cultural changes within the NHS, particularly in respect to NSF’s, national Information Strategies and other published papers within the NHS.
  • Using experience of the NHS liaise with customers in a post-sales support role.
  • Represent the company at local and national/, where required
  • Follow the internal project/programme processes.
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Tuesday, 20 July 2021 15:44

Senior Digital Project Manager

Senior Digital Project Manager

International Digital Agency requires a Senior Digital Project Manager to join the team.

Our client, with offices and clients around the worked is expanding and they are looking for a highly talented, motivated Senior Digital Project Manager to join the team.

You must have Agency experience, managing Software Development Teams and Web Builds, UX/UI Design and builds and CMS. If this is you, then please read on.

The role of Senior Digital Project Manager requires experience of managing the delivery of a number of integrated projects and campaigns for our client base to include the creation of new brands, brand implementation, development of websites, online tools, digital and print advertising, video and animation.

The role:

• Lead the day-to-day management of client accounts, ensuring we exceed clients’ expectation, they

receive the highest individual attention and those projects are delivered to the highest quality within agreed timings and budget.

• Lead projects as well as provide support for the Head of Project Delivery.

• Have a personal drive to deliver value to clients and the performance.

• Scoping of creative and digital projects, understanding technical requirements and creating accurate

documentation, including creative design briefs.

• Briefing members of the Living team and working closely throughout project duration.

• Organising and inputting to the testing of digital products to guarantee quality of delivery to client.

• Managing the production elements of large projects and campaigns, delivering a joined-up approach, and liaising with multiple teams and suppliers/freelancers as required.

• Managing resource planning and issue management to anticipate any potential project risks, and

recommending solutions / contingency plans to avoid / resolve such issues.

• Ensuring that each project is delivered profitably and so helping to grow and build our business.

• Knowledge of project management software (Synergist would be an advantage)

• Highly proficient in MS Word and Excel

• Familiar with Content Management Systems (WordPress, Sitecore and Umbraco).

Review periods and feedback mechanisms:

• Performance appraisals conducted by the Head of Project Delivery – twice a year.

For further details regarding this exciting opportunity, please don’t hesitate to apply

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Monday, 18 May 2020 16:18

Technical Project Manager / Remote

Technical Project Manger            

Endeavour Recruitment has a 9-Month Contract role for a skilled Technical Project Manager. The position will be remote and the Project Manager will be responsible for Server and Hardware upgrades across various sites in the UK.

Our Client requires the Technical Project Manager to lead teams of onsite Systems Engineers with the update of SQL Server 2008 to a more recent version. Also Hardware upgrades

You will be responsible for the management, design and implementation of new server and network infrastructure for connecting various sites.

The ideal candidate should come from a Technical Background haven worked as a Systems Engineer before moving into the Management side of the business.

Skills:

Technical Project Management

Server upgrades

Hardware Upgrades

Security / Firewalls

LAN/WAN

TCP/IP

Active Directory

Exchange

SQL Server

Windows

Further experience within the medical and Healthcare industry would be seen as an added bonus.

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