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Junior Technical Project Manager

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Glasgow

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  • You need 3 years UK residency, a Computing Science degree or equivalent experience, Agile project management knowledge, strong communication & technical skills, diplomacy, and excellent organization.
  • You will lead a team to deliver software solutions, analyze business processes, manage development & testing, deploy solutions, and maintain customer relationships.

Graduate Job

IT & CybersecurityGlasgow

Description

  • The role of the Technical Project Manager is to oversee all aspects of the delivery of Motorola Solutions software solutions to one or more customers. The Technical Project Manager will be the primary point of contact with the customer in relation to all delivery and technical issues, and manage any backup resources required in support of these activities
  • A Technical Project Manager is a subject-matter expert who uses their technical background to bridge the gap between the product and technical side of product development. They breathe life into a product by enacting the vision and direction defined in the product roadmap. 
  • Additionally, they have an exhaustive understanding of the company’s technology. This allows them to guide the product strategy and communicate it to the development team. It’s safe to say that Technical Project Managers hold together the technical and business sides of an organisation.

Requirements

  • Technical Expertise / Qualifications:
  • 3 years UK residency is required for security check
  • A formal qualification (Degree) in Computing Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of Agile Project management principles
  • Person Profile / Core Competencies:
  • A high level of communication skills - written and verbal
  • A high level of technical understanding - with the ability to communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Diplomacy skills for establishing and managing relationships with customer stakeholders
  • Well organised and disciplined in approach to work and time management

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

IT & Cybersecurity

Responsibilities

  • Typical activities involved in the delivery of a Motorola Solutions software solution for which the Technical Project Manager is responsible include:
  • Capturing and documenting customer requirements, including business process analysis, technical analysis, etc.
  • Producing a solution specification / design and agreeing this with the customer
  • Producing a project plan and agreeing this with the customer
  • Managing the development and testing of the solution in alignment with the agreed project plan
  • Deployment and customer sign-off of the solution
  • The Technical Project Manager will be responsible for the operational leadership and coordination of a Motorola Solution agile Delivery Team appointed to assist the Technical Project Manager in delivery of solutions. The Technical Project Manager’s team will include developers and quality assurance engineers. The Technical Project Manager will report to a Programme Manager.
  • As a Junior Technical Project Manager you will first of all need to become a subject-matter expert in our software applications. This will involve you following our tried and tested Development Programme which will ensure you have all the skills required to advance to Technical Project Manager and lead your own team. The Development Programme includes training in both technical and soft skills, delivered via a combination of in-house and external sessions.
  • You will start off in the programme as a Developer, and will be responsible for writing Java, XSLT and using our in-house tools to produce Android applications. As you gain technical expertise and progress through the programme, you will gradually shift towards doing less development and taking on more and more aspects of the Technical Project Manager role, until this becomes your full time role.
  • Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Accountable for the development and delivery of the project delivery plan to a strategic customer or number of customers
  • Accountable for the analysis of existing and re-engineering of a customer's business processes
  • Accountable for the development of the business process benefits being achieved by a customer
  • Responsible for the management of the application development in accordance with the customer requirements.
  • Responsible for implementation of UAT/SAT in accordance with the test plan.
  • Responsible for management of the training and deployment plan.
  • Responsible for the management of the support plan.
  • Responsible for the in-life technical customer relationship plan.
  • Develop and maintain the project plan in accordance with customer requirements
  • Develop and maintain the documentation relating to the business process re-engineering
  • Manage the development of an application in accordance with the customers requirements
  • Coordinate the planning of the design and installation of the appropriate technical architecture for a solution
  • Manage the customer testing phases of a project deployment, including SAT and UAT
  • Manage the support of the solution once in-life
  • Manage the issues raised by a customer in relation to a deployed solution
  • Develop and maintain the documentation relating to business benefits realisation
  • Manage any third party supplier involvement in project delivery
  • Develop and maintain all project related documentation
  • Identify any new opportunities relating to potential sales opportunities

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Glasgow

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and reward package 
  • 25 days holiday entitlement + bank holidays  
  • Attractive Pension Scheme
  • Free Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible working options 
  • Life Assurance  
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Pay
  • Career development support and wide ranging learning opportunities
  • Employee Health and wellbeing support EAP, Wellbeing guidance etc.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives including support for volunteering days