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Senior Project Manager

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Coventry, West Midlands View on Map
  • Post Date : June 27, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 28, 2022
  • Salary: $5,000,060,000.00 - $60,000.00
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  • Job ID 199151

Job Description

Randstad has partnered with a market-leading commerce platform provider who is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their quickly growing team in Coventry. You will play a key role in delivering the best possible project management and customer service to their clients. If you have experience in retail or FMCG organisations, program and project management, and leading teams, we are looking for you.

The Role:

As a Senior Program Manager you will lead the Coventry Project Management team as well as manage a number of important new projects. You will split your time 50/50 between leading and mentoring our project managers and managing your own projects.

You should have a strong customer-facing project management background, and be an excellent communicator and collaborator. You'll need to be able to influence stakeholders, customers and 3rd parties to drive effective decision making. You will be able to manage customer escalations and take a balanced risk approach when making appropriate recommendations. Your goal is to ensure revenue targets are met.

When you aren't leading and managing the team you will also manage some of your own projects. This will include:

Planning & building the project delivery at a detail required for quality and successful implementation, ensuring critical success factors are agreed. Making sure you address opportunities and threats at all levels
Facilitating and coordinating Program/Project estimation activities within pre-sales to ensure bids or new statements of work are effectively scoped against requirements
Designing and planning the effective use of resources to ensure deadlines are achieved. Working with senior stakeholders to ensure mitigation plans are in place to resolve bottlenecks
Anticipating and proactively managing risk, issues and changes, ensuring mitigation strategies are well thought out and effectively communicated. Owning and working through problems and proposing solutions with key stakeholders
Managing P&Ls /Commercial Models to ensure budgets and forecasts and margins are achieved, variances are understood, and timely management information is produced. You should be exploiting and realising Program/Project efficiency opportunities to improve profitability.

Skills and Experience:

Experience in SaaS and FMCG or Retail environments
Working knowledge of agile development and experience with full project/program lifecycle, including pre-sales
Proven track record of leadership in customer solutions delivery & management of budgets and associated revenues
Experience managing a team of qualified and driven Project Managers
Qualifications in Program/Project management methodologies such as PRINCE2, PMI
The ability to present succinct, clear, fact-based advice to senior stakeholders and build consensus to create a platform for good decision making
A working knowledge of ITIL service transition


Hybrid working, with 2 days in their Coventry office per week (Monday and Tuesday), the other 3 days remote
25 days annual leave, with the option to purchase 5 more days
Enhanced company sick pay

Randstad Technologies Ltd is a leading specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business