Project Manager (12 month FTC)

Softcat

Location: Buckinghamshire

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Would you like to kick start your career in a supportive, collaborative and innovative company?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our Project Management team

The Project Management team sits within Softcat's PPM function and engages in customer facing projects. The project manager plays a crucial role in the customer's end-to-end engagement with Softcat.

Success. The Softcat Way.

Softcat is a £1billion+ pa turnover technology solutions business and trusted partner to names like Apple, Microsoft and Adobe. Offering a growing portfolio of services including software licensing, cyber security and IT infrastructure, we give our technical teams the tools and support to make exciting things happen. This is where to achieve more for your career.

Do you enjoy working in a collaborative team?

As a Project Manager, you'll be managing significant infrastructure and services projects for Softcat's customers using both Prince 2 and Agile methodologies.

As Project Manager, you'll be responsible for:

  • Managing the development and delivery of the solutions to meet the customers business needs
  • Defining and improving the Agile approach to managing cloud focused infrastructure projects
  • Taking on a lead role managing enterprise level projects with some of our key customers
  • Aligning the necessary resources and skills within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality
  • Working both individually as well as alongside project managers and project coordinators to lead and support projects of varying size and complexity

What we need from you

  • Prince2 Agile Practitioner / AgilePM / Prince2 Practitioner qualified or proven track record of delivering projects to equivalent methodologies
  • You'll enjoy working collaboratively, have an open-minded approach, a focus on excellence and thrive in a genuinely people centric company
  • You'll be well versed in full life-cycle project management, technically astute in infrastructure technologies
  • Experience delivering cloud based projects using waterfall and iterative working practices
  • Managing remote resources across multiple technical disciplines
  • Experience in managing 3rd party resources, vendor's and distributors

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working - a mixture of working from the office and working from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs
  • We can also offer this role on a part time (4 days per week) basis

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now.

As part of our commitment to supporting, attracting and retaining the best diverse talent, Softcat is proud to partner with organisations like WORK180, My G Work and Black Young Professionals. Work 180 endorse employers that demonstrate on-going support for women at work, including offering benefits and policies that best support female employees. My G Work support us in our aim of attracting more LGBTQ+ talent. The BYP network support us in diversifying our talent pool by tapping into the black professional community.

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