Project Manager (Migration Specialist)

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum
LocationManchester
Job type Contract
Discipline Infrastructure ​
ReferenceZJ-69-4
Contact NameZak Jones

Job description

Job Title: Project Manager (Migration Specialist)
Location: Manchester, UK (90% remote)
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum - FTC

Are you an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record of successfully leading migration projects, particularly within the Tech or SaaS industry? Are you passionate about driving innovation and delivering results in a fast-paced environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team!

Position Overview:
As a Project Manager specialising in migrations, you will be responsible for overseeing end-to-end migration projects, from inception to completion. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless transitions and successful outcomes, leveraging your expertise to drive efficiency, mitigate risks, and deliver value to our customers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead migration projects from initiation to closure, ensuring all deliverables are completed on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and success criteria.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines, and resource allocations, taking into account dependencies and constraints.
  • Coordinate with technical teams to assess system requirements, identify potential challenges, and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Manage project execution, monitoring progress, resolving issues, and mitigating risks as they arise.
  • Communicate project status, key milestones, and risks to stakeholders, ensuring alignment and buy-in throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Conduct post-implementation reviews to assess project success, capture lessons learned, and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure adherence to project management best practices, standards, and methodologies.

Requirements:
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager, with a focus on leading migration projects within the Tech or SaaS industry.
  • Strong understanding of migration methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to effectively plan, organise, and prioritise tasks and resources.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build strong relationships across all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience working in Agile environments, with a solid understanding of Agile principles and practices.
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • PMP, PRINCE2, or similar project management certification is a plus.

Why Join Us:
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and drive meaningful change within a dynamic organisation.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment, where your ideas and contributions are valued and recognised.
  • Located in the vibrant city of Nottingham, with easy access to amenities, cultural attractions, and excellent transport links.

If you are a motivated and experienced Project Manager with a passion for leading migration projects within the Tech or SaaS industry, we want to hear from you! Take the next step in your career journey and apply today.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role. We look forward to hearing from you!