IT Project Manager

  • Job Reference: JS4750
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2021
  • Recruiter: u&I Search Ltd.
  • Location: South West
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Joanne Stratton
  • Email:

Job Description

The Company

Our client is an established Brand. They are looking for a IT Project Manager to join their Projects team based in Cornwall.  With a background in IT project management, you’ll be highly experienced in delivering change and managing the transformation journey within a business. This pivotal role would suit someone who is calm and excellent communicator with the ability to break down requests into solution options before driving tasks to completion without fuss. Retail or wholesale experience would be highly beneficial and the role would suit someone who is analytical with strong Excel skills, as well as PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Project (although training will be provided). You’ll be highly computer literate and super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. 

IT Project Manager - The Role:

  Build, own and drive the programme plan and work lists, including associated governance and periodisation methodology.
  Own and chair appropriate meetings to track progress against the plan and effectively manage risks, issues and facilitate decision-making in a timely manner.
  Provide weekly management updates on completion status.
  Track and manage project budgets, as well as external vendors and contracts.
  Present on initiatives to larger groups and the Senior Management Team.
  Create business cases through pre-defined templates.
  Process mapping
  Requirements gathering
  Training/Standard Operating Procedures documentation

IT Project Manager  - The Candidate:

  You’ll have proven experience owning and maintaining technical components
  You’ll be able to use your experience and initiative to remove blockers quickly through effective and timely governance in the form of clear, relatable work lists and well ordered project documentation.
  You’ll be a calm and capable communicator, with previous experience with communicating with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.
  You’ll have an appreciation of agile delivery method and Price2 or PMP training would be advantageous, but not essential.
  You’ll ideally have retail or wholesale background and several years’ experience of managing projects. 
  Creative and innovative thinker and ‘out of the box’ problem solver. 
  Able to manage and motivate a small team. 
  Super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  Solid IT skills, with good working knowledge of MS Office programs and the ability to learn in-house systems quickly.

IT Project Manager - The Package:

- Competitive salary

Due to the anticipated interest in this role only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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