Graduate Technical Project Manager


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Graduate Technical Project Manager

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When your groceries arrive at your door or you sign for your online parcel, one or more of our software, telematics or proof-of-purchase solutions has probably been used. Supporting 14 of the UK’s 15 largest retailers, we count household names such as JCB, Eddie Stobart, Carlsberg, Waitrose and Royal Mail as customers.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic Graduate who wants to kickstart their career as a Graduate Technical Project Manager. You will professionally and effectively work closely with all those involved in projects from their inception to completion of implementation and handover into business as usual.

Do you have a great technical understanding? Do you have excellent communication skills? How about being highly self motivated and loving to achieve and exceed your targets / deadlines? Yes? How about becoming a Graduate Technical Project Manager for Microlise? We’d love to hear from you!

Key duties include:

Test and assure the quality of software at a functional and environmental level before the release to the customer

Provide support of a customer’s user acceptance testing, taking a pro-active role in helping the customer test for acceptance

Be proactive in assisting the customer to prepare for implementation, inclusive of providing configuration workshops with the customer pre and post installation

Be responsible for all system configurations in order to meet the customer’s requirements in line with the scope of the project and in order to achieve the required business benefits

Take a proactive role in assisting the customer during implementation to achieve the required level of operational activity

Train customers on how to use the Microlise system

Be responsible for the communication through appropriate reporting procedure and process to both customer and internal projects audience

Diagnose, log and manage issues through to resolution

Gauge the need for timely escalation of issues and any changes having a significant impact on the project

So what are we looking for?

A technical understanding of;

Windows and Web based applications – experience of queueing, event viewers, permissions and services

SQL

XML

Ability to understand technical data flows – for use in diagnosing faults

RESTful web services – knowledge of GET and POST operations are useful

Configuration Management – knowledge of logging changes

Network – understanding of DNS, IP and SFTP

Successful candidates will have;

An understanding of business environments and working practices

Excellent level of communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to converse at all levels of business and society

Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines

Ability to work effectively and to prioritise own workload

Ability to use / present information (including personal IT skills)

Highly self motivated – achiever of targets / deadlines, both personally and through team

Effective team player with ability to build strong working relationships

Propensity toward improving own performance and achievement of objectives

Self starter / fast learner

Pragmatic approach

It would be a great addition if you are French or German speaking due to our expansion and customer base, but fear not, if you are willing to learn we’re offering language classes for Microlise employees!

Why Microlise?

Proudly Midlands-based, Microlise has been privately-owned for thirty years. Our growing business is guided by our culture which drives the way we behave, the way we work, the way we connect with our customers, and the way we support and develop our people.

We believe in developing our staff and support our employees with their professional development goals.

25 days holiday with bank holidays on top when you start, increasing by 1 a year to 29 days

Excellent pension scheme with a minimum 6% contribution

Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit

Vitality Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme and subsidised eye tests and glasses

Local discounts

Childcare vouchers

Great staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards!

Free tickets to the British Superbikes, come and support Microlise Cresswell racing and the team!

If this sounds like the job for you, then we look forward to your application