We are looking for an organised software Project Manager to join an ERP software consultancy, in a home-based role. Ideally you live south of Manchester anywhere down to the west or south coast of the UK. You will probably be on client site one day every two weeks and will visit the Midlands head office once a month; salary to £55k based on your skills, plus car allowance and bonus.
They need someone who has worked for a software reseller, software consulting firm or solution vendor, and is accustomed to running several application software projects concurrently. Your background needs to be project management of application software projects. So, this could be ERP or accounting solutions (they work with a mid-range ERP solution for distribution and manufacturing), or any other application software such as WMS, Field Service, MRP software, Legal accounts, Asset Management, Construction, Financial Services software, or Property Management software. You are tenacious, organised, detail oriented, and strongly customer focused, and you build great relationships internally with your team and externally with your clients.
They are heavily focused on manufacturing clients at the moment, but the projects are more often than not manufacturing, distribution and accounting & finance.
This role is for an experienced enterprise solution Project Manager who has managed multiple software implementation projects simultaneously, managed, organised and run a team of consultants, managed the client relationships and managed projects that are software, license and services based.
You will be work with a dedicated team of ERP Consultants and you will need to focus your attention on helping them deliver great projects and great service, keeping the projects within time and budgets allocated, managing the scope, creep, risks, and logs and allocating resources. You will have multiple projects to manage concurrently, lots of autonomy and lots of variety with projects ranging from 60 to 150 days.
You need to know how to:
Create initial project plans and schedule projects to complete on time & to budget, manage your own and your consultants time effectively, plan and manage projects in line with company policies and processes, track and log each stage, handle the risk management, manage scope and creep, agree and maintain detailed project plans, keep great documentation, allocate resources appropriately, manage the stake holders, deal with conflict, and ensure delivery achieves a high level of client satisfaction.
Ideally you will have worked with structured methodologies such as Prince 2, Agile PM etc. and strong MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio) is essential. Strong self-motivation, influencing skills, people management, and a passion for tech are essential.
This is a well-run, successful consulting company of around 40 people - their software is top notch, and the management team is brilliant. Contact Jake King or Carolyn MacLurg at Ambis Resourcing to find out more.