Technical Lead/ Manager

Project Manager

Looking for experienced Project Manager. 12 month contract. The focus is on more waterfall type projects initially. For example migrating legacy systems, upgrades, infrastructure etc. Ideally the candidate will also be experienced in Agile methodologies for assignments later in the year. 

  • Relevant 3rd level qualification with a strong technical focus
  • Excellent knowledge and proven experience of working with IT Software Development Lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall & Agile
  • Possess at least 10+ years of professional experience, with a minimum of 8 years in project or programme management
  • Experience in working with third party suppliers in the delivery of business or IT change initiatives – including experience of working with remote and co-located teams and vendors
  • Advanced level of proficiency in use of Microsoft Office suite, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Teams
  • Experience of implementing Programs / projects with a budget of at least €5 million
  • Experience leading complex transformation projects
  • A strong understanding of best practises, tools and techniques for project management and programme management with ability to continuously improve these processes
  • Acute understanding and ability to demonstrate expertise in Quality Management, Project Planning, Risk & Change management
  • Excellent communication skills, with a strong ability to effectively communicate both internally and externally at levels up to Director and C Suite, and ability to make complex technology problem simple to the business. Must be capable of understanding and communicating the “big picture”
  • Strong negotiation skills with proven ability to maintain relationships with stakeholders and to influence stakeholders in support of project delivery
  • Robust relationship management, capable of working with all levels within the organisation by building effective relationships
  • An effective team manager with proven ability to build, motivate and support a high performing team
  • Highly motivated, driven, pragmatic and completely focused on project delivery for business benefit
  • Strong listening, analytical, problem solving and, with close attention to detail
  • Ability to demonstrate conflict resolution skills – driving resolution of any project conflict
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken