Senior Project Manager

  • £700 - 1,000 per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Randstad Sourceright
  • 06 Sep 16

Senior Project Manager POS A London based leading consultancy practice require a PoS (point of sale) experienced project manager. This is a contract position on a 3 month rolling basis and although officialy based in London requries extensive travel.

Senior Project Manager POS

A London based leading consultancy practice require a PoS (point of sale) experienced project manager. This is a contract position on a 3 month rolling basis and although officialy based in London requries extensive travel. 

The PoS "Specification and Selection" role would cover: 

  • To work alongside (Client) staff on an engagement with a major non-food retailer in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Develop requirements for a PoS Retail system. 

The work will involve:

  • Working with the Businesses, develop a set of requirements to support the definition of a new PoS system, including linkages to other front office applications like the existing Oracle based ERP system 
  • Develop a system specification based on best practices process 
  • Creating high level system requirements 
  • Creating RFIs and evaluation criteria for package selection 
  • Running an RFI process
  • Package solution walk though 
  • Developing high level plans and detailed costs for procurement stage 

The perfect candidate we are looking for has to have:

  • An effective communicator working with clients in a consultative and collaborative manner 
  • Ability to operate autonomously
  • Possess strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Able to influence effectively at all levels
  • Highly credible in discussions with client senior managers and directors
  • Experienced in collecting Business requirements and translating them into technical requirements to support a RFI process and vendor selection.
  • University degree required, ideally in a technical or analytical discipline
  • Experience working with IT professionals, and process improvement.