Project Manager


Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

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Business Change & Transformation


£45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Free Parking, & great Benefits

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Matt Trought

Project Manager (Software Development)

Project Manager / PM / IT / Software / Risk / ITIL / Waterfall / Agile / Prince2

Location: Stoke (Not a Betting organisation)

Salary: £50,000

Project Manager / PM / IT / Software / Risk / ITIL / Waterfall / Agile / Prince2

Benefits: Free parking, 24 days holiday + Public Holidays, Death in Service, Contributory Pension Scheme, Health care cash plan, Free Technical training, personal career development plans, and other fantastic benefits!


Would you like to work for an award-winning organisation, and be part of a strong Project Management team working on up to date exciting Technical projects? If so, please carry on reading!

My client based in Stoke are Seeking a motivated, Project Manager join their team, that is growing from strength to strength. Part of the role will include; working with a number of other Project Managers on existing and upcoming technical projects.


  • Working with the Project Sponsor to translate requirements into a business case / PID and articulate a delivery approach in the form of a presentation to the Exec / Board, to achieve approval to proceed.
  • Tracking and correlating key project KPI's for the production of weekly project reporting, escalating by exception - Cost, Time, Risks, Scope, Benefits, Resource etc. via the PMO reporting mechanisms.
  • Adopting a RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed) framework to ensure clear definitions for all individuals involved in the project / change.
  • Developing and maintaining complex effective relationships with all key stakeholders across the business; influencing key business decisions where required.
  • Developing and maintaining high level and detailed project plans using Waterfall or Agile methodologies, using them to monitor progress and model 'what if scenarios' to plan mitigation strategies. Proactively managing project resource from multi-disciplined teams both within head office, sites across the UK and external resources/suppliers.

Not only is this a great opportunity to join an exciting and strong Project Management team, that is considered as a key area for the business, they also have massive plans to grow this particular division. This is also a great chance to join a friendly, and fun team that have a work hard play hard attitude, this role and package also includes being offered the chance to free technical training as my client believes it is important to give all their staff the opportunity to enhance their Development and personal progression with bespoke personalised career progression plans.

Project Manager / PM / IT / Software / Risk / ITIL / Waterfall / Agile / Prince2

Experience required:

  • The ability to work within a small team and autonomously
  • The ability to prioritise own workload
  • Proactive and self motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to influence decisions and outcomes to achieve objectives.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Budget management skills
  • Knowledge and experience of working within various project management methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience of working with ITIL methodologies (preferable)
  • Knowledge and experience of working with software development lifecycle (Agile / SCRUM)
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft project (Server) or other project management tool

The ideal Project Manager will preferably hold at least one of the below qualifications:

  • Prince 2, PMP, APMP
  • Lean Six Sigma / ITIL useful

If you feel you have the relevant skills to be considered for this Project Manager opportunity and would like to know further information, please forward an up to date version of your CV and I will contact you back within 48 hours to discuss this role in more detail.

Project Manager / PM / IT / Software / Risk / ITIL / Waterfall / Agile / Prince2

Project Manager / PM / IT / Software / Risk / ITIL / Waterfall / Agile / Prince2

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