Project Manager / Project Co-ordinator

Project Manager / Project Co-ordinator

Project Manager / Project Co-ordinator
Employment type: Permanent, Full-time.
Location: Near Buckinghamshire
Salary: £48,000 – £55,000 p.a. dependent on experience + company benefits.

We are currently working exclusively with our close client, who is a Top 5 Asset / Auto Finance software provider with a developed history of over 20 + years at the forefront of this sector.

They offer a global, cloud-based, market leading Auto/Equipment Finance Software solutions, inclusive of Floorplan / Wholesale Software Finance.
We are currently seeking an experienced Project Coordinator or Junior Project Manager who is looking to develop their career with a market leading organisation. This is a permanent role with great training and benefits.

About the role…

You will work with distributed teams to ensure that customer satisfaction is high and that client releases are delivered on time and within budget.

Your Responsibilities…

  • Definition and management of project initiation tasks such as project mandate, resource planning, kick off meetings, delivery planning, communication plan etc.
  • Controlling and monitoring timelines, resource allocation, dependencies, budgets, costs, and quality of deliverables throughout delivery stages
  • Line management where appropriate of Business Analysts, setting objectives and reviewing performance
  • Compliance with project delivery governance e.g. change management, risk & issue management, financial reporting and status reporting
  • Leading key stakeholder interactions, for example steering group meetings
  • Managing internal project team delivery checkpoints including release control processes
  • Working daily with delivery teams to ensure planned activities are understood and progressing on track
  • Liaising with third parties where appropriate to ensure external tasks are tracked and delivered on time, on budget and to the required level of quality
  • Managing escalations, risks and issues
  • Working with the Service Delivery Manager to ensure support agreements are met and service standards are at the expected level
  • Continually expanding understanding of the finance industry and the company’s products to better understand customer goals and business drivers

About you…

  • Demonstrable track record working as a Project Manager within software delivery with responsibility for budgets up to 2mm 3+ Years’ Experience of working within a recognized project management methodology
  • Comfortable delivering project to external clients, and managing both internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience of delivering projects with delivery teams from multiple geographies and time zones would be advantageous
  • Willingness to work away from home & travel to client sites when required
  • Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint & Excel Familiarity of working with JIRA and Confluence would be advantageous
  • Previous experience working in the asset finance industry would be advantageous

If you answered YES… we’d love to hear from you!

Your Benefits…

  • Private medical insurance
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Group Income Protection Insurance
  • Free on-site parking
  • 23 days Holiday – lengthens with service
  • Option to buy more holiday
  • Generous Employee Referral Scheme – Earn up to £2,500!
  • Discounted eye tests & glasses
  • Help towards professional association subscriptions
  • Various companywide social events
  • Support with professional qualifications

Preferred Experience Level: 3 years

Preferred Educational Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Employment Basis: Full Time

Key words: Asset Finance, Auto Finance, Wholesale Finance, Software Implementation.

To be considered for the Project Manager / Project Co-ordinator role, please get in touch –  +44 (0) 121 582 0551.