Project Manager (Software)

Location: Ireland - Dublin
ID: 10915
Time Type: Regular
# of Openings: 1

Description

Trimble is an exciting, entrepreneurial company, with a history of exceptional growth coupled with a disciplined and strategic focus on being the best. While GPS is at our core, we have grown beyond this technology to embrace other sophisticated positioning technologies and, in doing so; we are changing the way the world works. Our solutions are used in over 140 countries and we have incredibly diverse lines of business.

 

Our employees represent this diversity and can be found in over 30 countries, working closely with their colleagues around the world. Due to our geographic, product and customer reach, there is plenty of room at Trimble for exceptional people to grow. Come position yourself with an innovative industry leader and position yourself for success.

 

Those who successfully lead others to meet our objectives are vital to our organization. Leadership at Trimble is much more than simply exercising assigned authority; we expect our leaders to embrace a mission-focused leadership style, by continually adapting to circumstances while not losing sight of the end goal; demonstrating strength of character, intellect and the ability to convert ideas to reality.

 

Job Title

Project Manager - Software

 

Job Summary:

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • The Project Manager will have responsibility for the successful delivery of software solutions to our customers in Ireland, UK and Europe;
  • Work with the internal Development Manager and the customer to ensure successful implementation of projects;
  • A strong business focus and the ability to engage with key stakeholders across all aspects of our client's business from technology through to user experience;
  • Work collaboratively with Development, Product, QA and Sales teams to ensure we provide the best solutions to our customers;
  • Maintaining strong customer relationships;
  • Create Project Initiation Documents (PID) and manage project plans that cover the scope and deliverables of the project;
  • Monitoring of progress against milestones ensuring all activities completed on time;
  • Organise and facilitate project meetings across different locations;
  • Build effective relationships with key stakeholders at a senior level and report on project status;
  • Create and manage a robust risk management strategy ensuring that risks and issues are managed/reported on throughout the project's lifecycle;
  • Leadership of the Project Management team;

 

Skills & Experience Required:

 

  • Strong track record in delivering projects on time, within budget and to a high quality;
  • Extensive Project Management experience in software development and project implementation;
  • Work closely with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure progress and impact are communicated and understood;
  • Review, evaluate and forecast resources and costs on a regular basis, using the appropriate tools and taking appropriate action as necessary;
  • Provide leadership to the project management team;
  • Knowledge of the Rail, Bus or Transport industries an advantage;
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology desirable (Scrum/Kanban/Scrumban);
  • Experience of one of the following highly desirable; financial, ERP, asset management, engineering, field service products;
  • Experience Manage Risks, Issues and scope changes effectively essential;
  • Experience of managing modifications and enhancements for customers desirable; 
  • Able to host and facilitate meetings attended by stakeholders and executives;
  • Certified in Project Management desirable;
  • Degree in Business or Computer Science desirable;

 

Trimble Navigation Limited is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EEO/M/F/V/D

 

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