Project Manager

Job Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Permanent
Level of IT Experience:
1-5 Years
Area:
Central Dublin
Location:
DUBLIN 8
Salary Description:
Excellent Salary
Posted:
09/10/2018
Recruiter:
Quest Computing Ltd
Job Ref:
PMSep18

Quest Computing is a leading provider of powerful and innovative enterprise level solutions which enable organisations to run their operations more effectively.

We have over 29 years’ experience in the design and delivery of tailored and adaptable IT solutions to public and private organisations in Ireland, Europe and Asia. The services and solutions that we have implemented have enabled our customers to transform into more sustainable and competitive organisations through the effective use of technology. We are a busy and growing company, but we still have an SME feel and you will have massive opportunity to make a difference.

Quest has a flagship product called AIMS in the Grant Management sector.  AIMS is an enterprise-wide grant and project management system, specifically designed for progressive Funding and Grant making organisations in the public and social sectors. Quest has been very successful with this product in Ireland, Europe and Southeast Asia. For further information on AIMS see www.grantmanagementsoftware.com

Project Manager

Job Description

Quest is looking for a Project Manager to join its AIMS Delivery team. The successful candidate will work closely with our Engineering, Sales and Implementation teams to deliver world class products and services to our clients.  This role reports to senior management and involves the following responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordinating multiple customer-facing projects from small scale change requests to new  deployments
  • Working closely with engineering and test teams to deliver quality software
  • Completing project cost estimations and tracking costs throughout the project
  • Project reporting for senior management
  • Produce written documentation related to project delivery
  • Run and coordinate interim project audits and post-project reviews
  • Chairing both internal and customer-facing meetings
  • Responsible as part of a team for delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Supporting performance management measures across the organisation
  • Supporting delivery resource planning across the global engineering team
  • Contributing to continual process improvement within the organisation
  • Travel within Europe and Asia will be required

Required Experience

  • Experience managing software development projects or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a deadline driven environment
  • Experience of project planning and budgeting
  • Experience producing and improving project reporting
  • Good working knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Good working knowledge of common project management methodologies
  • Recognised project management certification or suitable other qualification
  • 3+ years' post-qualification experience
  • 3rd Level qualification in a technical or business  field

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong commitment to excellence with a good attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proven communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Great team player with a proven ability to work as part of a team and also take on leadership roles within the team where needed
  • Ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility in the approach to tasks
  • Strong working knowledge of all Office applications and common project management tools

Desired Skills & Experience
  Dutch or German language skills

Terms and Conditions
Salary and terms of employment are excellent and commensurate with experience and skills.

Contact Details:
Quest Computing Ltd
Tel: 016799933
Contact: HR Manager

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