Carrington Recruitment Solutions Ltd

Carrington Recruitment Solutions Ltd 133 Oldham St, Manchester M4 1LN, UK
Aug 20, 2018
Head of IT Product Development, Testing, Business Analysis, Professional Services, Manchester Head of IT Product Development required to work for a Professional Services business based in Central Manchester. You will have previous experience of the likes of IT Product Development and Digital Transformation, along with understanding Development teams, Testing teams, Business Analyst teams and Project Management teams. All of these are equally important. You must also come from a Professional Services background. The candidate will be highly organised, analytical and innovative, with strong negotiation, diplomacy and interpersonal skills. A sound commercial awareness and ability to work to tight deadlines, anticipate and react to change is essential. Read on for more details… Purpose of the role: The primary purpose of this role is to take responsibility for the successful operation and development of the key software solutions and services. The role is essential to the future growth and success of the firm, it is a great opportunity to drive product innovation and Influence technology product strategies that will future proof the company's digital customer experience. The successful candidate will maintain and lead the creative engine of the Technology Department (Development, Business Analysts and Testing teams). Main Responsibilities: Forming part of the IT Leadership team you will work collaboratively across the IT department and the Firm focusing and motivating all staff You will be responsible for the leadership of the Development, Business Analysts and Testing teams and will recruit, lead, motivate, develop and manage the performance of direct reports, building a high calibre team with the skills and capabilities needed to deliver the required results Management of any risks or issues which may arise and escalate when appropriate Focus mainly on the customer experience and build products that will engage, entice and excite them Develop Digital Product Strategy for the business, with a focus on increasing customer engagement and experience to drive revenue Liaise with clients and business representatives to understand the needs of business Ensure compliance to product solution design in the implementation of projects Explain design issues and IT solution strategies to stakeholders and other IT professionals Keep accurate record of materials used, expected deliverables, and milestones achieved Monitor and Maintain the quality of the teams output by implementing KPI's for all service areas Report on the activities and accuracy of Business Analysts, developers and Testers on IT solutions Responsible for employee engagement, satisfaction and productivity gains Manage multiple concurrent initiatives and projects of varying sizes and complexity Identify, manage and mitigate all risks and Issues Work closely with other business functions to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Stimulate innovation internally through collaboration in key business initiatives and external networks Introduce a talent management framework to help identify skills gaps and opportunity to develop staff Essential skills: Experience of implementing Machine Learning and AI technologies Implementing Client Portal technologies The ability to grasp complex problems and come up with solutions in a simple and effective mannerExcellent communications skills, with the ability to present to a wide range of audiences Ability to motivate others and lead change Extensive project management experience using industry standard methodologies such as Prince2 and Agile Experience of managing scrums and initiating communities of practice Ability to manage, motivate, collaborate and communicate to cross-functional teams Experience delivering cross departmental, multi work stream projects Imaginative and creative thinking skills Ability to analyse and critically assess problems utilising industry standard tools Understanding of history, and cultural and environmental concerns Ability to see the big picture as well as giving attention to the smallest detail Ability to effectively work with stakeholders at all levels Problem solving and critical thinking skills Ability to forecast resource requirements, budget costs and work successfully under pressure on multiple projects This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.
Carrington Recruitment Solutions Ltd London, UK
Aug 20, 2018
Project Manager, Telecommunications, CRM, ERP, Salesforce, London Project Manager required to work for a fast growing SaaS business based in Central London. It is preferable for you to come from a SaaS background, a Salesforce / CRM Project Management background or a Telecommunications Project Management background (delivering IT projects within a Telecommunications business. Read of for more details.... KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Our client is an established and trusted cloud integrator and consulting partner for Salesforce.com across EMEA, delivering highest quality solutions to customers, leveraging the full benefits of the platform as a service model. The project manager will: Establish and manage project management activities including scope, quality, planning, time management, scheduling, project costing and budget management for any given client project Manage the interaction with the clients and stakeholders and understanding their requirements Maintain quality documentation and project tracking Perform RAID analysis, mitigation planning and decision analysis for the project Develop and execute on complex project plans from vision/ concept to deployment and post live customer care Maintain project progress while working with minimal management supervision. Ensure quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure Manage change control procedures, collaboration and conflict management Provide leadership to the project team and take appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances Collect and validate information, requirements and constraints from stakeholders including preparation and running of workshops and structured & unstructured interviewing ESSENTIAL 5+ years experience in a project management in an IT environment Experience managing Salesforce.com projects is preferred. If not, any CRM experience we can still work with Salesforce.com certification is preferred Experience of delivering IT Projects within a Telecommunications background would be advantageous Scrum certification is preferred Self-directed, organised, and detail-oriented with an eye toward high quality, on time work Strong presentation and written communication skills Strong collaboration skills; ability to lead and foster effective teams This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.
Carrington Recruitment Solutions Ltd London, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Programme Manager, Senior Project Manager, Professional Services, Legal IT, Senior PMO, West End Programme Manager, Senior Project Manager required to work for a Law Firm based in the West End of London. The Programme Manager / Senior Project Manager will be a key part of the newly created Project Management Office (PMO). The PMO team is responsible for the planning, coordination, reporting and management of projects across the firm. The Programme Manager / Senior Project Manager will work with the CIO to ensure that all projects are delivered successfully and add the highest possible value to the firm. The individual will provide guidance to project managers and business analysts, leveraging flexible third party resources. This is a great opportunity and it would be preferable for you to come from a Legal IT background, but ESSENTIAL for you to come from a Professional Services background. You must also have been involved in a senior strategic role previously where you have set up a PMO function at a high level, from scratch. You will be a Pragmatic individual who will have the ability to educate Partners of the firm (including the Managing Partner) on the value of a PMO Function with a strong leader. There is simply NO Project Governance in place currently and this is what you will be there to also do! Read on for more details… Duties and responsibilities: Formulate, organize and monitor inter-connected projects Decide on suitable strategies, budgets and objectives for projects Coordinate cross-project activities Lead and evaluate project managers and other staff Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities Apply change, risk and resource management Resolve projects' higher scope issues Prepare reports for senior management. Personal attributes: Proven experience as a lead/senior project manager Thorough understanding of project/programme management techniques and methods Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles Outstanding leadership and management skills Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey technical information to non-technical staff Good interpersonal skills, ability to work closely with people at all levels within the firm Ability to think and work independently, and as part of a team and to take responsibility for key tasks Be adaptable to changing requirements and technologies A high standard of written and oral communication with attention to detail Positive and robust attitude with a high level of personal motivation Flexible approach to working. Experience required: Proven track record of delivering multimillion pound projects to time, cost and quality controls Prince II/PMQ/MPM essential MSP Practitioner desirable Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.) Knowledge of professional services and partnership environments advantageous. This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.
Carrington Recruitment Solutions Ltd London, UK
Aug 14, 2018
Project Manager, Telecommunications, CRM, ERP, Salesforce, London Project Manager required to work for a fast growing SaaS business based in Central London. It is preferable for you to come from a SaaS background, a Salesforce / CRM Project Management background or a Telecommunications Project Management background (delivering IT projects within a Telecommunications business. Read of for more details… KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Our client is an established and trusted cloud integrator and consulting partner for Salesforce.com across EMEA, delivering highest quality solutions to customers, leveraging the full benefits of the platform as a service model. The project manager will: Establish and manage project management activities including scope, quality, planning, time management, scheduling, project costing and budget management for any given client project ? Manage the interaction with the clients and stakeholders and understanding their requirements ? Maintain quality documentation and project tracking ? Perform RAID analysis, mitigation planning and decision analysis for the project ? Develop and execute on complex project plans from vision/ concept to deployment and post live ?customer care ? Maintain project progress while working with minimal management supervision. ? Ensure quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure ? Manage change control procedures, collaboration and conflict management ? Provide leadership to the project team and take appropriate action where team performance ?deviates from agreed tolerances ? Collect and validate information, requirements and constraints from stakeholders including ?preparation and running of workshops and structured & unstructured interviewing ? ESSENTIAL 5+ years experience in a project management in an IT environment ? Experience managing Salesforce.com projects is preferred. If not, any CRM experience we can still work with Salesforce.com certification is preferred ? Experience of delivering IT Projects within a Telecommunications background would be advantageous Scrum certification is preferred ? Self-directed, organised, and detail-oriented with an eye toward high quality, on time work ? Strong presentation and written communication skills ? Strong collaboration skills; ability to lead and foster effective teams? This is a great opportunity and salary is dependent upon experience. Apply now for more details.