IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager // Financial Services // Cardiff / £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Bens

I am currently working very closely with a great Financial Services organisation based in Cardiff. This company offers excellent training and development opportunities, and boasts an upbeat and hard-working company culture.

What my client is looking for:

A Project Manager that has at least 3 years in an IT Project Manager role. Ideally, this candidate will be able to communicate effectively with Developers & Testers in a technical environment.

Role and Responsibilities:

- Demonstrated success in leading IT projects from concept to delivery.
- Sound working knowledge of the project lifecycle including selection of appropriate methodologies and techniques for delivery
- Understanding of the drivers of success and sources of risk for the project domain
- Self-starting with the ability to empower teams and colleagues to focus on achieving goals
- Excellent communication (verbal, written, listening), social and influencing skills. Ability to bridge the technical domain and the business through user-friendly language
- Able to manage difficult stakeholders and deliver in ambiguous, fast-changing and complex environments
- Familiar with Microsoft Office, in particular MS Project and Powerpoint
- Excellent project reporting skills with the ability to make it meaningful for various audiences
- Good knowledge of project management tools.
- Good command of change management issues and methodologies.
- Broad understanding of IT functions; broad exposure to both application and infrastructure domains across both projects and operations.
- Comfortable in managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment.
- Possess a client serving approach and be able to develop strong relationships with business owners.
- Hands on and detail oriented as needed with the ability to see the big picture.


- Minimum 5 years' experience with IT (SDLC) project management
- Management of Third party vendors and suppliers
- Experience in leading teams, problem solving, progress monitoring, managing risk, budget or resource
- ITIL Methodology (Desirable)
- SDLC knowledge
- Prince 2 Practitioner

This truly is a fantastic opportunity for a hungry, ambitious and forward thinking PM - Not only does this role offer excellent prospects, but also the chance to make a major impact at every level of the business.

For more details and to receive a full job description, please apply immediately.

Consultant: Hannah Turner (Projects and Change Consultant)

IT Project Manager // Financial Services // Cardiff // £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Excellent Bens

CPS Group (UK) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Job reference information
Advertiser CPS Group Limited
Contact Name Hannah Turner
Telephone 02920 375599 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference r3l28e2b_1504799129

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