Software Development Project Manager

Software Development Project Manager

Job Title: Software Development Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894444_1519899876
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2018 10:24

Job Description

Your experience in the delivery of complex software development and systems integration projects in an Agile environment is sought by a leading developer of IT solutions.

The Company operates in a broad spectrum of market sectors, including media & broadcast, space, government & defence and commerce. You will predominantly be working with blue-chip and public-sector organisations.

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with a background of working in Software Engineering to manage the delivery of complex software development and systems integration projects. In addition, the role will require contribution to, and management of tender responses from existing and potential customers.

Applications are sought from experienced Project Managers with a Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or similar and a project management qualification.

The role requires:

*A good understanding of software engineering processes and the fundamentals of software technology, throughout the full software lifecycle
*Proven experience of managing complex software development or system integration projects to agreed timescale, budget and quality
*Understanding of the creation and approval of project plans and management of issues and risks
*Working closely with customer stakeholders and sub-contractors to ensure agreed requirements are met
*Excellent management skills, good problem solving abilities and strong verbal and written communication skills
*A hands-on approach to the management of all project and service activities

About You

*Degree or equivalent in engineering, computer science or scientific discipline
*Prince 2 or equivalent Project Management certification
*Experience of managing software development and/or systems integration/managed service type projects in excess of £500k+
*Experience of Agile methods
*Excellent commercial awareness
*Experience of project budget and resource management


*Experience of Agile UML
*Experience of proposal development and BID management
*Experience in Service Delivery and ITIL or similar methodology

This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive and forward-thinking organisation.

Software Project Manager
Bristol or Cheltenham
Salary Competitive + flexible working hours, private medical insurance, share options

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.