IT Project Manager / Technical Manager
Do you have what it takes to be a CTO? Our client is an extraordinary High Potential start-up in Ireland, backed by Enterprise Ireland that has created an incredible learning tool for people with autism, Down’s Syndrome or a learning difficulty. The software is to be adopted internationally by Government Agencies and Employment Service Providers, along with Healthcare Professionals and Carers. It is a solution providing accelerated education processes and best practice service delivery, fundamentally increasing the independence, quality of life and working transitions for individuals with Learning Disabilities.
As part of this software revolution, you will have the chance to make a real difference to the way people who experience difficulties in life can learn, work and live independently.
As the IT Project Manager / Technical Manager, you will be one of the initial elements of a new, highly skilled team with a clear progression path to Chief Technology Officer with the opportunity to hold a share in the business. You will join one other team member and play a key management role in the Technical Department as your team grows around you. The other existing member of your team provides current key technical assistance alongside QA and testing duties and a current interface with our developers. You will work closely from day one.
The Technical Department utilises an external Technical Development Team. You will be working directly with this external Technical Development Team and any other new external teams going forward.
The role will require you to be the "go to person" when developing features and software design, understanding the future system requirements from the Management Team and mapping those into scopes and wireframes and inputting suggestions on how best to move forward, then managing that delivery process with the external team. You will need to grow into a Senior Technical position within the business.
This is very much a hands-on role and is an outstanding opportunity for a software development manager or project manager. You will manage the quality, cost, timescale and deliverables of the external Technical Team and will act as the key interface between clients and technical teams, playing a vital role in client implementations and managing technical system integration and data processes.
Additionally, you’ll develop and manage first line technical support for clients, provide training during implementations and oversee all technical documentation.
Interested? If so, you will need:
- At least three years’ experience leading or managing software development projects
- Experience in HTML, MySQL, PHP, Objective C and Java
- Video hosting and data management experience
- Business analysis experience
- The willingness to travel to client sites when required
- A valid driving licence
Logical, analytical and communicative. As the IT Project Manager / Technical Manager, you will need excellent problem-solving skills, strong people-focused abilities and a close attention to detail.
Please note, initially, this role will be available on a full or part-time basis. For candidates seeking a part-time opportunity, it is envisaged that the role will grow to full-time within six months.
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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.
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