IT Project Manager

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Bristol, UK
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: IT Project Manager
Location: Bristol
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Job Type: Full Time

The company client is a widely known organisation who are now seeking to hire a highly skilled IT Project Manager for their team office based in Bristol. The successful applicant will be primarily accountable for managing the delivery of high quality IT projects which span over multiple business areas within the business environment and for ensuring that the project objectives and business requirements are met.

Top duties will involve as follows:

* Applying and adhering to the Project Management principles and processes and ensuring that they are effectively applied throughout the lifecycle of the project, through to project closure and operational handover.
* Effective resolution of issues.
* Supporting, guiding, motivating and facilitating the project teams through the project processes.
* Identification and management of risks and opportunities.
* Communication of project progress to management and project stakeholders.

Background and competencies required:

* At least five years of dedicated IT Project Management experience is required
* A sound knowledge of project management theory, and the key areas of project management.
* Ability to grasp concepts of a technical nature quickly, with a sound understanding of the underlying business environment.
* Ability to multi-task, managing several projects concurrently.
* The ability to understand the big picture and strategic objectives, displaying organisational sensitivity.
* The ability to take ownership and display high levels of responsibility and initiative.
* Excellent communication skills, both formal and informal.
* Ability to manage people, with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
* Excellent facilitation and presentation skills.
* Strong negotiation skills.

Skill set for this role:

* A person who possesses strong leadership traits, who can work with a minimum of supervision.
* A high level of maturity and ability to handle oneself under pressure.
* A methodical problem solver with the ability to motivate and influence others to deliver according to tight deadlines.
* An eagerness to organise and lead, showing discipline and pragmatism, drive and a sense of urgency.
* An enthusiasm for continuous learning and professional development.
* Assertiveness coupled with flexibility and adaptability.
* A quality orientation with acute attention to detail.
* A financial services background is an advantage

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please don't hesitate to send your CV and APPLY NOW.