Our client is an international supplier of system integration, business intelligence, customisation and system upgrades to the legal and professional services sectors. the company has a first class reputation and a growing presence in Europe. This is a new role for a Project Manager with experience within the legal sector of project managing the implementation of practice management solutions, ideally Elite Enterprise or 3E. The role will be based at the company’s London offices and will involve regular travel to customer locations.

The role will involve:
Manage and direct project teams to ensure timely delivery of projects facilitating business initiatives, keeping within budget and managing risk to the firm
· Manage projects end to end, from requirements gathering, contract negotiation, development and testing through to implementation and handover to the operations and support teams
· Carry out business analysis where required
· Create and manage project plans and documentation
· Recommend and manage project budgets
· Manage, monitor and motivate the cross-functional project teams
· Conduct project presentations and compile reports
· Manage third parties and suppliers
· Ensure projects are delivered and run in such a way that they meet industry leading quality standards following formal methodology
Measurement and Review:
· Implement projects within agreed timescales
· Achievement of above tasks
· Feedback from other team members
· Appraisal/Performance and development review

Essential skills and experience:
Experience of a major project roll-outs of practice management solutions,
· Proven track record of successfully managing and leading a global project implementation in a professional services company,
· Working within a structured project framework
· Good understanding of soft skills involved in successful management of projects and team motivation
· Team leadership or supervisory/management skills
· A good eye for detail; ability to work accurately and effectively even when under pressure
· Able to learn and understand current business processes and help to model new processes/procedures
· Excellent analytical skills
· Excellent knowledge of all elements of the project lifecycle
· Able to listen and understand customer requirements
· Able to manage multiple projects concurrently
· Excellent presentation, written and communication skills
· Uses initiative – ‘can do’ approach
· Client focused
Desirable skills and experience:
Familiarity with some or all of the following:
· Prince 2 or similar project methodologies
· Integration projects
· Client/server architectures
· ITIL

The company is a leader within its field and is looking for ambitious staff who wish to push their careers towards Consultancy. It will offer excellent customer facing opportunities and a friendly, dynamic environment.

Please contact nlawrence@cogencesearch.com or call Nigel – 0207 264 4908
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