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Project/ Programme Manager

  • Location

    Stockholms Län, Sweden

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to €475.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Jake Abery

  • Contact email:

    Jake.Abery@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    157915JAY_1551107928

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-04

  • Start date:

    02/05/2019

  • Client:

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Morson International working with a global consultancy who are looking for a Project/ Programme Manager to join their team in Stockholm. This is initially a 9 months contract with real possibilities of extension.


Description:

- Ensure that all assigned projects and product maintenance are delivered on-time, within scope, quality and budget
- Perform all duties expected of a project manager role, including: initiating, planning, managing execution, monitoring and closing projects
- Implement ICT quality processes and methodologies within all assigned projects
- Document project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
- Ensure resource availability and allocation
- Develop detailed project plans and release plans to track progress
- Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in scope, schedule and costs
- Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
- Report and escalate to management as needed
- Manage the relationship with stakeholders
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
- Perform the role of IT product manager, including planning and managing the lifecycle of an IT solution as defined
- When required, take the role of the business analyst, e.g. analyse and document user needs, specify requirements for approval, perform quality assurance or train users as required
- If required, fulfil the role as focal point for an IT portfolio


Qualifications:

- University degree + 6 years of experience in IT OR non university degree + 12 years of experience in IT
- Minimum 4 years of experience in project management of computer software construction. Practical experience with software development methodologies and the system development life-cycle is in-dispensable
- Suitable certificates, like Project Management Professional (PMP) or PRINCE2, are an advantage


Minimum experience required:

- At least 1 year of relevant professional experience in managing software development projects/ maintenance/ package customisation, including multiple phases of the software life cycle
- At least 12 months of relevant higher education or at least 6 months of relevant professional experience of industry standards project management methodologies and best practices, demonstrated by practical experience in IT projects (e.g. PMBOK, PRINCE2, PM2, agile project management)
- At least 1 year of relevant professional experience in coordinating teams
- At least 1 year of relevant professional experience in working with external providers of software development and/or maintenance


Advantageous:
- Experience in IT programme management, including programme coordination, communication, planning, budget planning and consolidation
- Experience using project management software (e.g. Microsoft Project Server)
- Experience delivering presentations
- Experience in planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal experience and skills
- Ability to build team spirit and create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
- Experience in the business context of public health or related fields


If you are interested and would like to find out more, apply now and I will be in touch shortly. Alternatively, contact Jake from Morson for more information.