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Bristol, UK

Position: IT Project Manager
Location: Bristol Office
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Circa £35,000 - £45,000
Benefits: Structured in-house training; Events and social activities; Employee Assistance Program (confidential free advice and access to counselling); Great working environment including breakout areas, a games room, innovative new office space and free on-site car parking; Casual dress code; Non-contractual discretionary bonus scheme; Discounted gym memberships and in-house weekly yoga classes; Private Medical Insurance with BUPA & Healthshield; 25 days annual leave + 8 days bank holidays.

About Apak Group:

Apak Group has grown from one software developer’s kitchen table into a global brand. We develop, implement and support innovative software solutions for some of the most prestigious global banks and asset finance companies. Our team is an eclectic mix of developers, creatives, analysts, strategists and technicians. Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds; from those with years of industry experience to graduates looking to start their careers in a dynamic and innovative marketplace.

Job Scope:

We are looking for a proactive and forward-thinking individual to join our project management team. If you have experience of end-to-end project delivery within an IT environment and have the drive to work in a continuously growing global company specialising in financial software, we would love to hear from you.

What you will do:

  • You will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of Change and IT projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards.
  • Project initiation and definition of required deliverable and governance models.
  • Plan across all stages of the project lifecycle and obtain appropriate levels of sign off.
  • Ensure projects are delivered to agreed time, cost and quality. 
  • Manage the project on a day to day basis to deliver in line with agreed project plans.
  • Execute the project plan, monitoring progress and taking all necessary actions and escalations where appropriate.

Your experience will include:

  • A proven project management track record in a delivery environment to external customers, with experience of the full project lifecycle.
  • Being able to demonstrate effective and productive stakeholder management skills at all levels both internally and with third parties, with the ability to build productive relationships.
  • You’ll have a flexible approach to successfully deliver to tight deadlines of changing scope.
  • Being able to lead, motivate and manage cross-functional, multi-disciplined teams.

Job specification:

Essential:

  • Project Management experience in the IT industry 
  • Hold a recognised project management certification e.g. PRINCE2, APM 
  • Well organised and good time management
  • Customer focused, striving for high customer satisfaction
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Show initiative and proactivity, taking ownership of work, ensuring follow up is completed.

Desirable: 

  • 2-5 years of project management experience
  • Experience of Agile or Iterative development 
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

All applicants must have the right to work in the United Kingdom without restrictions. Proof of eligibility will be required at interview stage.

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