Cora PPM
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Project Manager

Cora are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our successful professional services delivery team. It offers an exciting opportunity to work within a high performing team and working on your own initiative whilst delivering to the highest standard of service to clients and the project team. Specific responsibilities include developing detailed project plans, ensuring resource availability, allocation and delivering every project on time within budget and scope.
You should be an excellent communicator and comfortable managing multiple tasks.
You need to be a team player and have a problem-solving aptitude. Ideally a Project Manager who has managed software projects from initiation to closure.

Job Type: Full-time
Location: Cora Systems HQ, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim

Required Education: BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience. Formal Project Management qualification a distinct advantage but not a necessity.

Required experience: 3+ years

Responsibilities

  • Manage all services and delivery related to our client. This will involve the coordination of Internal resources and third parties / contractors for the execution and delivery of all approved work.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Manage all projects within the Cora implementation approach.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability, allocation and management of the team.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use and execute appropriate controls to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to your manager and management as required
  • Manage and foster the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

Qualifications & Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering or a related field
  • Proven working experience as a project Manager in the information technology sector
  • Excellent knowledge or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Minimum of 3+ years working as a Project Manager
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is desirable 
  • Ability to work with clients onsite
  • English: Fluent
  • Occasional travel to customer site is required.

Who are we?

Cora Systems is a worldwide leader in providing enterprise project and portfolio management solutions to global organizations and government agencies. Our flagship product, Cora PPM, powers transformation by aligning strategy and managing projects, portfolios and programs effectively. It is proven to help our clients deliver key business benefits and ROI.

Our Values

Cora is 100% dedicated to client implementation success. We adopt a consultative approach to solving our customers’ pain points, ensuring we fully understand their requirements. Cora has deep industry experience and draws on two decades of R&D and implementation experience for our installations. We have industry experts for each vertical market we serve. Senior project managers run our implementations, which are delivered with Cora-certified education and training. Crucially, we can rapidly deploy “out-of-the-box”, best-practice project and portfolio management solutions so you get faster ROI.

The Cora Culture

Cora culture is centred around our people, our clients and innovation. We have a dynamic and driven team who have a passion for client success. Our behaviours are what helps us to deliver the highest quality products and services and sets a standard for how we interact with our clients, colleagues and other stakeholders.

Because we operate at the cutting-edge of technologies we are constantly innovating and learning. Career development and training needs vary between individuals so we allocate a training budget to each person and will work with them on a personalized career development plan. We allow people to transfer between teams and are passionate about cross-functional teams working on innovation projects. Whether you are starting out in your career, would like to try your hand at mentoring, finish exams, or want to manage a team, we can actively support you in your career aims. 

Cora Systems has the feel and drive of a start up as we have a fun and hardworking culture plus a diverse workforce. We have been in business for almost 20 years and we have a very strong and loyal customer base. Wanting to increase our foot print in the market we are going through an intense growth phase at the moment which leads to this fantastic opportunity for anyone that wants to join a vibrant team and help create market-leading award winning software.

To see what life at Cora is like check visit corasystems.com/careers ,which includes links to “Day in the Life” Videos and Blogs.

If you require further information or if you would like to be considered for the position please email careers@corasystems.com.

Note: Cora Systems do not require the assistance of third party recruitment agencies at this time.

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