UK Project Manager

The Project manager will coordinate internal and external resources towards a successful outcome of complex implementations starting from the presale phase of the project through the implementation to a successful delivery of the engagement.

Skills, Knowledge, Talents, Experience

  • Extensive experience of project and customer management.
  • At least 6 years of experience leading software implementation teams, ideally involving ability to lead teams and manage people.
  • Proven Project management experience in the area of Incident Management and Command & Control projects in one of the following areas: Safe city, Critical facility, Railways, Banking & Airports) – an advantage.
  • Security and/or Operational projects background in solution oriented companies – Advantage.
  • Ability to proactively plan and manage interactions with the customer in various ways and formats.
  • Understand the client business and technical environment.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Is able to identify potential challenges, resolve them in advance and prevent escalations.
  • Estimated 20% travel.

Responsibilities

  • Accomplishes project objectives by planning project activities; evaluating implementation and progress of project.
  • Works closely with relevant stake holders (R&D, Services, Sales, Finance, Legal etc.) to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
  • A single point of contact, directly responsible for the rollout/delivery of related products & services.
  • Directly responsible for improving and maintaining long-term customer satisfaction.
  • Resolve issues and strengthen partnership with the customers.
  • Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
  • Submits project status reports to stakeholders; reviews bugs; plans software releases; anticipates and reacts to changes.
  • Understands basic revenue models and P/L; meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.

Education

  • Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • PMP certification (preferred) and/or MBA.

Share with a friend