Project Manager - EU

For more information, please send a CV/Resume with a cover letter to careers@dotmatics.com

Job Description

Dotmatics is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our rapidly growing team, reporting to the Head of EU Delivery. As a Project Manager at Dotmatics you will have responsibility for the project management and completion of a range of technically complex customer projects with significant business impact (typically > 50 days).

Projects can span all domains of our client base including Life Sciences, Chemicals and Materials industries. The projects are typically multi-month, cross departmental, and involve one or more technologies, possibly involve other vendors and one or multiple countries. As such, the candidate will need to be highly organised, possess exceptional interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator, able to communicate effectively to various levels within Dotmatics and also within the customer organisation up to and including VP level.

To be successful you will need to oversee and motivate teams of inter-disciplinary staff within a matrix organisation, provide guidance to other Project Managers on their project activities and the challenges they face whilst simultaneously working independently with a focus on the day-to-day tasks of your projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops, plans and manages implementation of technically complex and challenging customer projects across disparate organisations in line with the Dotmatics Services Project Lifecycle Methodology.
  • Oversees the lifecycle of projects resolving complex technical and business problems. Solutions involve proof of concept or industry first projects/issues and encompass all aspects of the project, e.g. equipment, business processes, vendor management, technical implementation, deployment and training.
  • Ensures project is compliant with relevant standards, regulatory requirement and contractual agreements. Suggest and coordinate system improvements.
  • Provides overall leadership to team leads and project staff both intra- and inter-company. Provides technical guidance, training and mentorship to less experienced project managers.
  • Negotiates contract terms for Dotmatics with vendors especially in the development of technical contract terms. Ensures Dotmatics’ interests are addressed by working closely with App. Sci. Leadership and Legal and other support organisations ensuring overall success of the project(s).
  • Prepares and presents internal executive briefings, including recommendations for executive action.
  • Management of project expenditures, both capital and expense and partnering with finance to ensure timely and accurate service invoicing for projects.
  • Assists in the creation of proposals and estimates for Service Delivery projects from project extensions with existing customers to working on new proposals with Sales and PreSales.

Person Specification

  • Qualified to degree level or similar, Project Management Certification such as PMP or PRINCE2, beneficial though not essential.
  • A successful and verifiable track record of the successful management and delivery of highly complex projects and programs in a software environment.
  • A strong commercial understanding combined with project management expertise working within a consulting organisation.
  • An in depth understanding of processes, workflows and business factors for commercial organisations.
  • Knowledge in Business Analysis and Software Engineering.
  • An understanding of our client base, including life sciences, chemicals and materials industries.
  • Superior communication skills - highly articulate and able to communicate effectively by various means – email, telephone and in person, at all levels within an organisation.
  • Strong results focus with commitment to deliver on time at high quality.
  • Self-driven and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and to deadlines yet a highly visible team player partnering with and developing excellent internal and external relationships at all levels with the global organisation.
  • Highly organised with exceptional analytical skills coupled with superior presentation and facilitation skills
  • Strong matrix management skills with the ability to work and build effective relationships within a virtual team.
  • Ability to manage, motivate and work collaboratively in a global, challenging multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluent written and spoken English required. Additional European languages a plus – particularly French, German, Spanish, Italian.
  • Willing and able to travel regularly throughout Europe and further afield when required. Travel will play a part in this role and include overnight stays.
  • Knowledge of Dotmatics products, such as Browser, Studies, Studies Notebook, Vortex, Inventory, Register, Cascade beneficial.

Reports to

Reports to Head of EU Delivery

Benefits

Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and skills.

Contract

Permanent

Location

Europe

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In order to comply with customer requirements and Dotmatics internal processes, Dotmatics will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Dotmatics, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and criminal record checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent and in accordance with regulatory obligations. Any job offer will be subject to receipt of satisfactory background checks.

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