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Technical Project Manager

Permanent - Information Technology - Cardiff, United Kingdom

About Us

We’re a global intelligent automation consultancy and about to enter a period of hyper growth. We’ve already expanded in London and Cardiff in the UK; Austin, Texas in the United States; Bucharest in Romania; and have plans to open multiple offices in other countries this year! We passionately believe that automation has the power to expedite business transformation, enhance enterprise value and deliver a positive impact on people’s lives. We have a team of 70+ people across the globe of extremely talented individuals who love to solve problems together.

Job Description

About you…

You’re a Technical Project Manager interested in playing a pivotal role within a small but rapidly growing team as part of a global technology scale-up business that has big ambitions, a great working environment, and with like-minded and passionate people who love what they do. You take pride in ensuring that both internal and client projects are delivered on time, on budget, in scope and according to expectations. You are detail oriented, highly organized, commercially astute, cool under pressure, and driven by successful client outcomes.

What you will bring to Tquila…

  • 5+ years experience as a project manager leading on technical implementation and/or integration projects or programmes (ideally RPA or similar)
  • Significant Agile project methodology experience - SCRUM Master preferable
  • Commercially astute and understands the need to baseline and manage project costs
  • Highly collaborative and capable of establishing and maintaining good stakeholder relationships
  • Ability to self-manage and work independently as required
  • Confident to establish the governance and framework of a fledgling PMO
  • Team player and emotionally intelligent enough to lead across a multi-disciplinary team of varied personalities and skillsets

In this role you will…

  • Set up our PMO and project governance, process and operations management, and oversee project operations from start to finish.
  • Be responsible for adhering to budgets, rallying teams to meet deadlines, and keeping everyone on point to contribute accordingly.
  • Lead a coordinated approach to Tquila Automation (TQA) Project Management, interfacing with our wider professional services business as required.
  • This will be an externally facing role in which you will represent TQA, ensuring client projects are executed to a high level of quality, on time, on budget and to the agreed scope contracted.
  • Be tasked with setting up a fledgling PMO capability, whilst providing hands-on PM assistance to our client related projects as well as certain strategic internal initiatives.
  • Coordinate an effective project management planning and delivery process ensuring appropriate prioritization and communication.
  • Work collaboratively with other business areas along with 3rd party partners/vendors in providing ongoing project management support, advice, reporting and subject matter expertise for customer projects which may include complex product onboarding, bespoke automation and technology integration project delivery and/or agile (SCRUM) based internal development projects.

Sound good? Here’s an outline of the responsibilities below:

  • Set up and maintain a Project Management Office (PMO), leveraging the existing TQA project framework where relevant
  • Effectively manage the portfolio of projects that Tquila Automation offers
  • Develop project plans and delivery estimates to support proposal development and project delivery execution
  • Manage all activities, meetings, risks and issues occurring with projects both with client and internal stakeholders
  • Conduct regular project reviews with business customers to ensure they meet and exceed performance expectations
  • Develop and implement stakeholder relationship management maps and plans to proactively maintain service delivery
  • Develop Management Information reporting and governance to proactively measure project performance, provide insight and take corrective actions on scope creep
  • Establish a change control process to manage changes to project scope
  • Ensure that services are delivered to customers and project scope expectations meet the requirements of the SOW
  • Act as a point of escalation for our customers in-flight projects, in combination with our CSM function
  • Ensuring that the appropriate project governance framework is in place and followed accordingly for all projects
  • Accountable for the successful completion of projects, ensuring that they are managed effectively and delivered within the agreed timescales
  • Accountable for change control process to ensure profitability remains as planned and forecast
  • Responsible for the recommending ongoing development of project management tooling, including the use of Microsoft Project or similar tools
  • Maintain client relationships to successfully handover projects into delivery
  • Build stakeholder relationships at all levels with business customers
  • Assist with the management of internal operations and development activities acting in the capacity as SCRUM Master, managing the backlog and running standups, sprint planning and retrospective or other meetings as required

Why join us?

  • You’ll be a part of a highly talented team of individuals from across the globe who are all on a journey to build the best automation consultancy brand in the world.
  • We believe in trust and autonomy so support this with unlimited vacation leave, the flexibility of hybrid working (with plenty of awesome office space for you to work from) and just generally treating our employees like the professionals they are.
  • Competitive healthcare and pension plans to look after you and your family.
  • A super social culture--we know the best tacos in town and you’re invited!
  • Incredible office space with collaborative working areas, delicious snacks & drinks, & some of the best co-workers out there!

We know that sometimes job descriptions can be asking for a lot, so, if you’re interested in AI/ automation and being a part of a high growth business with BIG AMBITIONS, then we’d love to hear from you.

Tquila Automation is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome your application and believe in diversity of experience and opinion. Applications will be considered without regard to education, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.

We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view and believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our growth and success, so we are building a culture where difference is valued.

Location:

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Department:

Information Technology

Employment type:

Permanent

Working pattern:

Full time

Remote working:

Partially remote

Contact number:

+15869452087

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