Version 1 | Edinburgh

Project Manager

Department: Digital Development & Architecture
Job Description

You will be dynamic and enthusiastic with a broad range of project management or business consulting experience in the Digital and/or Cloud space.  You will be based out of the Edinburgh office with travel to client sites   You will have exposure of large scale systems development and deployment projects in a variety of sectors.  You should be experienced in full development project life cycle implementations and have experience working with a range of relevant methodologies and in particular Agile.

Possessing excellent facilitation, communication and presentation skills, the candidate will have the ability to deal with all levels of a client organisation and an ability to manage scope, RAID, resources and budget delivering projects to achieve their intended business outcomes. 

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Working with the Project Owner/Sponsor to confirm the project scope and goals, objectives and business justification, secure project resources (people and budget) and re-iterate the mandate for the project. 
  • Preparing a detailed project work-plan with associated resource requirement profile identification.
  • Undertaking standard RAID analysis and establishing the project governance structure and processes.
  • Creating, maintaining and updating a Project Initiation Document.
  • Leading, monitoring and maintaining progress of the project plan to ensure delivery of the key stages and goals within the agreed constraints of time, cost and quality.
  • Controlling and reporting progress to the Project Steering Group/Project Sponsor and escalating any issues, as appropriate, in a timely manner. Initiating corrective action where necessary in order to keep the project on track.
  • Identify inter-dependencies between the various stakeholder groups to ensure all are aligned and risks are identified, mitigated and communicated.
Qualifications

Essential experience:

  • Recent experienced in delivering projects
  • Able to travel UK wide
  • Experience of managing Digital and/or Cloud projects
  • Consultancy and / or professional services experience 
  • Experience in managing project budgets and commercials 
  • Agile and Waterfall experience 
  • Digital project delivery experience 
  • Experience in managing the third parties and multi stakeholders in complex environments at all levels
  • Experience of agile collaboration and tracking tools such as JIRA, Trello
  • Excellent people management, organisational and communication skills.
Additional Information

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement located at: 
https://www.version1.com/careers/culture/

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