IT Project Manager (Project Lead)

Malta  |  €45,000 - €55,000 

A leader in the retail industry is looking to employ an IT Project Manager (Portfolio leader). The Selected candidate must be able to work on their own initiative with minimal supervision, be hands-on with a keen eye for detail.


  • Works with Leadership to create, approve and manage project portfolio for the group.
  • Create and own project plans for cross-functional projects that connect multiple teams, systems, or tools (ERP, Order Management Systems, Point of Sale, PIM, Websites)
  • Manage cross-functional teams to meet planned deadlines with planned resources and budget
  • Evaluates projects from the business and coordinates/streamlines projects to ExCo for approval, and decision making.
  • Produce regular project progress reports and keep Exco and SLT informed of overarching project portfolio and overarching timeline of all projects
  • Directs all projects across the business according to business strategy and guidance of ExCo
  • Works with finance and business for budget approvals
  • Works with business, CEO, and ExCo for priority of each project and continuously evaluation if slow down or accelerate
  • Looks ahead and manages handover of the project to business (BAU)
  • Update project documentation and contribute to the creation and evolution of existing project templates
  • Centralising resources, templates that are used as unified project tools (i.e a project toolkit)
  • Uses and applies decision-making tools for all project kick-off
  • Manages risk register and communicates/flags ongoing

Skills and Attributes:

  • Natural leader of process and project
  • Great people leader, influencer
  • Solution-focused, mediates where conflict arises
  • Manages and creates a process that aligns projects to business strategy
  • Analyse and manage project risks and be able to escalate before risks transform into issues

Skill-sets and Requirements

  • Proven experience managing projects in in a fast-moving organization
  • Experience developing project plans, process diagrams and use cases
  • Agile Project Management methodology preferred (experience over technical systems)
  • Proven Leadership skills leading different departments
  • Strong attention to detail and being able to understand and articulate business requirement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with technical and non-technical audiences including vendors, executives, managers and subject matter experts.
  • Natural meditator and solution focused
  • Great listener

Education & Experience

  • Hold a Degree in Business and Computing or Similar
  • Certifications in SCRUM, PMP or Prince2 would be highly sought after

Job Reference: XU772

  • Primary job focus
    Technical Project Management
  • Job type
    Full Time
  • Employment level
    Experienced (3 years +)
  • Employer industry
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  • Status
    Job offer

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