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Project Manager (980)

Ref: 980

Our client, a well known retail business based in Axminster, Devon are looking for a Project Manager on a 24-month fixed-term contract. We welcome applicants interested in full-time office, hybrid, or fully remote work. If you are looking to work for a business that can boast in excess of 50 employees with 20+ years of service and strong values, then get in touch today.

Their culture has embraced remote working, although they have learned that to get the best out of their teams and collaboration, a degree of face-to-face time is invaluable. Therefore for fully-remote applicants, occasional attendance at the office will be encouraged and may be required for certain key events such as project kick-offs, board meetings or personal reviews.

This role is critical to improving their governance, change, and project management processes, and the cultural and operational impact these changes will make. Working within the Change Management Team, as Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of broad and diverse projects. These projects will range in size, complexity, and subject matter. You will need to hit the ground running as they are about to embark on a major ERP replacement programme spanning the next 12 to 18 months.  

The responsibilities of the Project Manager will include:

  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Participate in and facilitate workshops.
  • Report on progress and escalate issues to management as needed.

About you:

  • Collaborative Team Player
  • An influencer with a proven track record of delivery
  • Experience managing complex projects
  • Previous experience of working on an ERP implementation would be highly advantageous e.g. Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Strategic thinking alongside operational management of complex projects
  • Professional Qualification (e.g. Prince or Agile)

The Benefits:

  • Discount on company goods
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Gym discount
  • Duvet Days (max 2 days per year)
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Free Eye Test

Recruitment Consultant: Lynsey Skinner

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