Project Manager Guildford Overall Purpose of the Job : You will be part of a highly customer-facing and solution-led team working to deliver our Membership management product.
As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering multiple projects within cost, time and quality boundaries.
Defining, managing and executing detailed project plans Owning and being accountable for the project budget and delivering projects profitably Updating and maintaining internal resource and project management records and systems Maintain timely, open and clear communications with internal and external stakeholders to ensure visibility of status, plan and actions.
Delivery of individual and project utilisation targets Managing project risks, issues, dependencies and constraints and taking proactive, timely and appropriate action Matrix-management of internal and external resources Supporting resource, capacity and dependency planning for effective project delivery Managing change throughout projects in line with established processes Ensuring delivery is managed through quality gateways within the company’s methodology.
Develop and maintain knowledge of our client’s products and use this to challenge and refine projects. Develop and maintain project management knowledge and share this to continually improve working practices, productivity and profitability of other projects.
Essential Requirements At least 5 years of project management experience of CRM / Software implementations Experience managing multiple projects, preferably 3+ concurrently.
CRM product knowledge, ideally MS Dynamics (version 2011 & 2013) Accredited project management qualification, i.e. PRINCE 2, PMP Proven record of having responsibility and managing multiple workloads with time critical deliverables.
Must understand commercial aspects of projects such as change control, budgets and utilisation. Proven experience of owning, tracking and reporting on project.
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to develop and maintain rapport, empathy and relationships with customers externally and internally.
Able to challenge and influence decision-makers. Experience of negotiating and managing customer expectations to a deliver win : win position Able to work collaboratively as part of a larger delivery team (project managers, product managers, technical architects and others Able to demonstrate past experience of drive for results, with the ability to maintain focus and respond quickly within a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.
Ability to continually organise and prioritise own and others work to ensure delivery to targets. Demonstrate a high level of reliability.
Focused on delivering projects to meet or exceed profit, schedule and quality targets. Willing to travel to customer locations as required.
Desirable Background as IT or CRM consultant Ability to support consultants running workshops or documenting requirements.
Experience of Professional Membership Organisations, Trade Associations or Regulatory Bodies