Project Manager - Software Development/Technical (LEO Learning) (Remote)

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We're on the hunt for an awesome new Project Manager to join our technical team during a particularly exciting time to join our business! 

Working with our technical team, you will manage a variety of projects involving software development, platforms, upgrades and content/graphical authoring tools. You will be responsible for managing scope, budget and schedule as we deliver high quality products and experiences. Adding value to each phase of a project, you will work closely with solution architects, software engineers, account managers and consultants, supporting our customers as a trusted delivery partner. In this role you will understand production best practice and be keen to continue your own learning journey.

 Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with other project leads, manage the collaboration of the project team to develop high quality solutions that are fit for purpose and achievable within the budget and schedule
  • Take responsibility for the creation of essential project documentation, such as the Project Initiation Document, the Risks & Opportunities Register, and the Project Schedule. Identify and help facilitate creation of any other essential project documentation, such as the Design Solution, Technical Specification, Scoping Document, Scripts and Retrospectives
  • Facilitate daily stand ups (internal and client facing), weekly status meetings across multiple projects and teams,
  • Work in Jira to manage day to day priorities, workloads and client deliverables
  • Work with the Product Owner to map out delivery roadmap, updating where necessary for frequent changes to priorities
  • Assist Solution Architects running requirements sessions for new services
  • Create project proposals, cost estimates, invoice schedules and manage work order form process
  • Unblocking bottlenecks and dependencies from the technical team and work with them to resolve these
  • Communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Creating sprint plans with the development team
  • Running monthly support sprint, allocate resource and manage Jira board in line with selected priorities
  • Provide regular written reports to the customer on progress, risks, milestones and invoicing status, and maintain regular contact by telephone
  • Ensuring that QA/QC process are followed and activities are carried out in line with our ISO 9001-accredited quality management system
  • Focus on commercial aspects, meeting revenue and profitability targets whilst achieving project objectives, maintaining schedules and levels of quality
  • Maintain all systems related to project governance and financial controls in a timely and accurate manner

Skills/Key Competencies

  • Ability to manage multiple project workstreams and project teams with interlinked dependencies
  • Excellent organisational, planning, prioritisation and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop partnerships and collaborate across multiple disciplines 
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire team members
  • Able to motive and instil confidence in the project teams, bringing positivity, calm and a sense of humour
  • Ability to proactively mitigate risk and overcome anticipated barriers to implementing solutions 
  • Adept at resourcing, planning and scheduling 
  • Adept as managing quality processes and documentation
  • Enthusiastic about excellent quality and excellent product delivery
  • Team player that enjoys collaborating with colleagues
  • Able to adapt to changes and make decisions quickly
  • Able to identify lessons learned and share these with the business

Qualifications & Experience 

  • Digital agency and software development experience essential
  • Proven record of delivering successful software development projects is essential
  • 3-5 years project management experience - will need to understand when Waterfall, Agile or another methodology is the best approach
  • SCRUM qualification preferable
  • Proven record of managing end to end project cycle - including financials - knowing the difference between markup and margin, profit and revenue
  • Client facing experience, delivering plans with confidence and clarity
  • Experience of working with Jira and Confluence tools
  • G Suite experience - Gmail, Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides and Hangouts - and being confident using them is important
  • Microsoft Office suite including MS Project
  • Resource planning experience managing multiple resources 
  • Proven quality management skills - will need to retain ISO certification
  • Jira and Confluence experience is a plus
  • Industry knowledge - understanding of digital learning in the learning & software development field is a plus
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Learning Technologies Group plc operates in the Edtech industry. Learning Technologies Group plc was founded in 2013. It has 156 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Remote Work Program. To see all 61 open jobs at Learning Technologies Group plc, click here.
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