IT Project Manager

Project Management

Ref: 253Tuesday 21 June 2022

Now is an exciting time to join this Galway company.   After many years of organic growth, they have recently secured private equity investment and have ambitious growth targets. As an IT Project Manager, you will have ownership of the project management responsibilities for a small number of key systems implementation projects across the company.  You will be enabling success through collaborative project leadership and establishing a project office that drives successful customer and business outcomes.  

 There is real scope to develop a project management function that will ensure the company achieves its goals.

Responsibilities – What will I be working on?

  • Manage a selection of complex projects that span one or multiple lines of business including software development, systems implementation, integrations, and migrations
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues
  • Collaborate extensively with peers to complete service deliverables
  • Requirements gathering and business analysis
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Developing project plans, goals, and budgets; identifying resources needed
  • Establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Enable cross-team collaboration with strong project communication
  • Performing a strategic analysis of project delivery to ensure continuous improvement
  • Establishing and maintaining project management standards across the firm.

Skills – What we like you to bring to the table?

  • 5+ years experience as an IT Project manager working across systems integration and implementations, ideally with SaaS, data and workflow related platforms.
  • Excellent communication/influencing skills and comfortable working with executive level stakeholders
  • A proven track record of successful project delivery in the IT sector
  • Business Analysis / Project Scoping & Definition
  • Comfortable working with, manipulating and interpreting data sets
  • Ability to work with individuals at varying levels of technical knowledge in a complex environment and resolve issues
  • Solid IT Generalist experience – you know your way around technology
  • Good working knowledge of Project Management methodologies and a willingness to coach others on project management skills and techniques
  • Strong Stakeholder Management skills
  •  Documentation skills
  • Prominent levels of curiosity and desire to learn about the business
  • Practical experience with resource capacity management and estimation
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Marketing, Service Desk and Financial systems is a plus but not essential
  • Relevant Third Level Qualification
  • Project Management qualification desirable (PMP).