Montash have been engaged by a leading travel retailer to source a Project Manager for a 6 month contract based in Luton.
Role is working on Project managing solutioning to allow the client to make recommendations for add on services customers may like when they book through website, mobile and app.
Role will involve working with the team who run the digital campaigns, IT and third party suppliers and also with Solution Architects to ensure the client have the data to make the solution effective and to ensure solutioning is fit for purpose
The client are looking for a core IT Project Manager with all experience in budget, planning, Stakeholder management etc. They are not looking for someone who is too regimented and just pushes plan timelines around. This person must be prepared to get stuck in and drive technical solutions to meet the role brief.
The project manager will be involved in facilitating solutions, implementing solutions, overseeing checks on content, working with technical teams, suppliers, and with a good understanding of user interface aspects.
Ideal candidate will be independent enough from the Programme Manager to deliver the project
Skills (in priority order):
Core IT Project Manager with proven track record in similar projects - user interface/data/web related (technical enough to hold their own in technical / solutioning meetings)
Big data type understanding/slant
Good at facilitating /implementing solutions (with support from Solutions Architects and Testers)
Appreciation of google analytics etc
Understanding of modern technologies such as Hadoop, HDFS, Qubole, Spark etc
Travel and Retail
Understanding key technical components quickly
Timelines could be a challenge - need a get up and go approach
Internal Group platform owners
External suppliers - 3rd parties etc