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Software Project Manager - FS/Pensions/Savings/Investments (#1,020,715,829) 

Job offer #1,020,715,829 in Portsmouth , United Kingdom

Leading UK software solutions provider to the financial services sector is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join a fast-paced delivery team and be responsible for building highly configurable and automated solutions for some of the UK's largest financial services companies. The successful candidate must have experience managing Agile software projects within the Financial Services market. The candidate must be able to demonstrate managing multiple sized projects at one time as well as manage relationships with key stakeholders. Key Responsibilities + Understand the business requirement for the project and define the deliverables, resource requirements and plan to deliver the project + Act as the primary Client liaison, develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders + Set project priorities and manage, monitor and motivate the internal delivery team(s) and ensure effective delivery of the project to time, cost and quality expectations of both the internal and external customers. + Actively manage key project risks and issues, and ensure project delivery to contractual terms and conditions + Chair both Client and internal meetings including Requirements Workshops, Project Progress Meetings, Stand-Ups, Show and Tells and Retrospectives + Prepare standard project documentation such as RAID logs, project plans, reports, revenue/cost forecasts, change requests and statements of work + Management of monthly Client invoices and report on cost and burn rates internally Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location, + Degree educated in a technical subject + Minimum 5 years of Project Management experience managing multiple projects at one time + Experience in both the software and Financial Services industries - pensions, savings, investments. + Excellent customer facing skills and experience liaising with external Clients + A proven track record of successful software project delivery through the full project life cycle + Solid background in Agile software development and delivery principles, and using Agile project tools such as Microsoft Team Foundation Server + Ability to organise workloads, prioritise and meet deadlines + Strong leadership skills and experience managing and motivating cross-discipline teams (Business Analysts, Developers, Testers) + Efficient and effective communication skills with stakeholders of all levels + Good technical understanding and comfortable working in a technical environment + The ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions Desirable skills + Some knowledge of the Investments/Pensions/Savings industry + Experience using Microsoft Team Foundation Server + Some travel to customer sites will be required.

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