Development Project Manager

Job Title: Development Project Manager
Department: R&D
Reporting to: Software Development Director
Contract Type: Permanent (Fixed Term will be considered)
Location: UK - Hungerford

Position Overview

  • Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) is the market leader in developing and delivering fully integrated business management solutions for distributors, suppliers, resellers, wholesalers and merchants. Our mission is simple: to design, implement and support high performance systems that enable our customers to source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively.

  • The company Head Office is located in Hungerford, Berkshire, managing operations throughout the world. Software development is primarily carried out in Hungerford where this position will be based, however candidates should be prepared to undertake regular visits to UK customer sites and to undertake international travel should this be required.

  • The Development Project Manager role takes accountability for the production of software and responsibility for managing the projects within. The Development Project Manager role will collaborate with peers to gather the resources required to specify, develop and test the software, which is understood through strong working with the customer and is the primary point of contact for customers in all matters relating to the development lifecycle.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Project initiation tasks:

  • Initiate high level project planning with wider team for mobilisation, phases, capacity and software build.

  • Agreement and documentation of R&D processes for the Project Inception Document.

  • Detailed project planning for individual phases including workshops, software drops and delivery

  • Identify, reserve and prepare the resources required.

  • Plan Business Requirement Document reviews and identify Subject Matter Experts, analyse level of fit and agree number and sequence of workshops with customer.

  • Identify and provide technical expertise to assist the Business Analysts with specifications.

  • Establish general communication streams with the Professional Services Group stream leads throughout the workshop cycle.

  • Create programme and project structure for development workflow management and for both Fixed and Time & Material cost recording.

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Datawright rebrands to become Kerridge Commercial Systems

We will continue to focus on innovating and delivering market-leading ERP solutions

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“We are very excited to make this announcement,” explained Kevin Stalker, Software Director. “As we continue to grow as a group, it makes sense to have our people and products under one brand name. The Kerridge Commercial Systems brand reflects our commitment to remain at the forefront of technology for our manufacturing, field service and distribution customers globally.”