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Software Project Manager

RutterKey Solutions - Bolton

Full-time (Permanent)
£45,000 - £70,000
Published on
27 January 2023
30 April 2023

Our Company

RutterKey Solutions is a global consulting organization and an IFS Service Partner, delivering the implementation of ERP software IFS Applications to our clients since 2007. This exciting role is in support of establishing our consulting team in the United Kingdom and theUnited States.

We have a stellar team of employees that we consider to be our True North; they are passionate about building an exceptional solution through teamwork, innovation, and integrity. They are well recognized and well regarded in the IFS global community. We strive to hire and reward star players who inspire one another and drive results for the business and our customers. RutterKey Solutions is a rapidly expanding, dynamic organization, and you will be a crucial player in the continued growth of our company. Reporting to the UK Director, you will have the opportunity to grow and support the business to deliver excellence consistently.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities

  • Working with project leaders to understand requirements and facilitate development of functional and technical specifications
  • Utilisation of chosen technologies and outsourced resources to ensure high quality, timely deliverables
  • Facilitates solution planning and estimating of IT projects for our clients
  • Leadership of project meetings, ensuring each meeting has a clear purpose, agenda, supporting materials and output / outcome
  • Vendor management of the various third parties involved in the projects
  • Influence, negotiation and expectation management of key stakeholders
  • Empowered to project manage the assigned initiative to meet the needs of the business, as outlined in the business case and articulated by the steering committee / sponsor
  • Manages highly complex business issues arising from the implementation of new processes or functions
  • Maintains and controls the project budget, schedule and resources
  • Responsible for all aspects of project management, including project planning, resource allocation, steering committee leadership project structure
  • Responsible for project communications
  • Manages project scope, risk and issue resolution
  • Responsible for quality of project deliverables
  • Manages integration of solution(s) into clients business operations
  • Where applicable, responsible for managing relationship with consultant project manager
  • Responsible for ensuring that the project can deliver the benefits outlined in the business case, and that it meets the reasonable expectations of end users
  • May be responsible for procurement of package-related hardware, software and services
  • Provides timely and accurate reporting of assigned work status

Whilst the above outlines the main duties of the post the list is not exhaustive, and duties may need to change in the light of future developments or from time to time as directed by your supervisor or manager.


Essential Skills

  • Previous experience of ERP Implementation and/or Process Automation Technologies
  • Five years project management experience, with responsibility for managing midsize to large teams, and influencing key stakeholders
  • Excellent project management capabilities across all aspects of the development lifecycle. A solid track record of delivering projects in a matrix organisation and technical environment
  • Exposure and proven ability to negotiate, present and communicate with senior business leaders.
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance in a matrixed team environment with people of different skillsets ranging from junior to senior levels
  • Experience in engaging at a commercial level with senior staff both technical and non-technical
  • Strong vendor management skills
  • Excellent organisation, problem solving, communication, prioritisation and facilitation skills
  • Certification in PRINCE2 or similar recognised project management qualification
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to speak to technical-level staff and summarize communications for executive consumption
  • Excellent management and team-building skills
  • Extensive knowledge of project management software tools such as MS Project and Excel to effectively manage, monitor and control project activities
  • Ability to analyse, understand and effectively communicate between business requirements and technical design and implementation
  • Knowledge of business application life cycle management and system development life cycle management
  • Problem-solving, negotiation and decision-making skills to influence management as well as internal and external partners
  • Works well with others in an integrated team environment
  • Self-motivated and a problem solver
  • Intercultural competence
  • Fluent English

Desired Skills

  • Previous experience of ERP Implementations preferably IFS
  • Previous experience of Boomi projects
  • Team player, able to work closely with peers to reach common goals
  • Working knowledge of applications being implemented
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • 3+ years experience using Jira
  • Facilitate scrum ceremonies including stand ups, sprint planning, retrospectives and sprint reviews

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Hybrid – Home, Office and Client Sites

Must be UK Citizen, and be able to pass a UK Vetting process

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £45,000.00-£70,000.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Yearly bonus


  • Project Management: 3 years (required)

Work Location: Remote

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