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Highams Recruitment Ltd
  Company Profile
Highams' specialist knowledge and experience — honed since our inception in 1983 - means that we offer highly intelligent and demonstrably effective IT recruitment services to the insurance, financial services and investment management markets and to IT staff who work within those markets.

As a client or candidate of Highams, you can be confident that our professional team of consultants will bring that knowledge, experience and intelligence to securing the perfect resource, career opportunity or assignment to meet your needs.

  Job Details 

Project Manager - Software R&D - Financial Services - Cardiff

Posted On:  3/19/2021 3:53:51 AM

Project Manager

No. of vacancies:  2
Qualifications:  Bachelor Degree
Essential Skills: 
Not specified
Minimum Total Experience:  2
Job Tenure:  Full-time Only
Salary Offered:  DOE
Job Location:  Cardiff England United Kingdom

  Job Description
Main Responsibilities

RandD Project Manager will take responsibility for software development and delivery units of over 80 staff, with focus on RandD development and customer specific implementation.
Full responsibility of large scale software projects, various disciplines (RandD, design, Development, implementation, testing), solution architecture and transformation programs for complex software systems.
Responsible for analyzing dashboard information and project information to ensure both client and internal expectations are met and where appropriate exceeded.
Skills and Experience

Strong Project Management skills
Software Development experience
Experience of working on on multi-site projects helpful
Strong process skills
Full Software development life cycle understanding (SDLC)
Good Leadership skills
Need customer awareness
Need someone who can help add value to technical leadership and direction
Release Management
Preference for candidates with technical background or experience of technical team management (15 direct reports). The role is not hands-on but will require someone who can monitor development and teams and understands what developers are doing.
Advantageous to have worked for a software vendor or have experience of implementing software package solutions.
Experience with the Financial Services sector preferred.
Need to be able to manage issues, push back, self-dependence, take decisions, judgement to know what risks to take.
Technical Team environment is C++ .net and Java, RDBMS - exposure to these is helpful but not essential for the role.
The role is based permanently in Cardiff. Occasional travel may be required but this is flexible.

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