Latest Jobs – Software Project Manager – Energise

Salary: £37,000 – £43,000 p.a.
Location: Home based, with the ability to travel to St Neots, Cambridgeshire and customer sites

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Somewhere inside all of us is the power to change the world.

Are you up to the challenge?

Here at Energise it’s not just a job, it’s a commitment to a more sustainable way of living. We are flexible, hardworking and not afraid to push boundaries. Our employees are encouraged to become the best they can be.

We are looking to expand our team and are seeking to employ someone who can not only do ‘The Job’ but questions it and then seeks to improve it.

We are currently seeking a passionate and positive Software Project Manager who is excited about the rapid change and development in the industry to join our growing team.

Are you:​

  • able to build great relationships on a foundation of trust, respect and vulnerability?

  • a natural problem solver and solution finder?

  • a self-starter and able to use your own initiative?

  • passionate about sustainability, and excited about what we do and how you could contribute to that?

  • efficient in your use of time?

  • friendly and approachable?

  • committed to personal growth and professional development?

  • ready to cause good trouble?

If you answered yes to all the above, then read on…

The Role

We are looking for an organised, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a software project manager. The responsibilities of the software project manager include overseeing software projects from start to finish, problem solving and serving as a liaison to communicate information regarding changes, milestones reached, and schedules.

To achieve success in the role you will need to work effectively, have good communication and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work with complex software.

As part of this role, you will be expected to:

  • To oversee the planning and management of our strategic development projects

  • Ensure project stays on schedule and adheres to set deadlines

  • Determining and overseeing consistent testing, evaluation, and troubleshooting of all products in all stages of completion.

  • To manage associated project budgets and keep within these budgets

  • To provide project reporting and updates to the Management team

  • To provide resource forecasting, capacity planning and reporting

  • To oversee and provide updates on the development team KPI’s and metrics

  • To support the achievement of our team annual and strategic objectives

  • To maintain up to date records of project activity within our systems

  • To drive the continual improvement of our software project management processes, practices and systems

  • To assist with the prioritisation of team day-to-day workloads

  • Planning out the blueprints for software projects, including defining the scope, allocating resource, setting deadlines, laying out communication strategies, and indicating tests and maintenance.

  • Act as a catalyst for change and support our ambition to support 1 in 100 people to go Net Zero, by being curious, focused and innovative

​Experience & Qualifications required​

  • Degree or equivalent in related subject or adequate sector experience in software development

  • Proven ability to manage and mitigate project risks

  • Superb communication skills;

  • Be creative and innovative

  • Strong grasp of agile development methodology;

  • A love for all things web and technology.

  • Extensive knowledge of various software applications

  • Ability to see the big picture and take ownership

  • Excellent communication skills that allow you to build relationships

  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise competing requirements

Desirable Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills that allow you to build relationships that educate, engage and inspire people to take action

  • Passionate, positive, creative thinker who can think outside the box to solve complex, bespoke challenges for our customers

  • Exceptional written and presentation skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritise competing requirements

  • Enjoy being positively challenged and positively challenging others to continually improve

  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment and independently

  • Excited about the rapid change and development in the industry and wholly agree with the scientific conclusions of the UN IPCC.

Skills you will gain

  • Multi-sectoral exposure to business strategy and management

  • A developed understanding of the risks and opportunities in relation to the adaptation to climate change in the built environment

  • The ability to build customer relationship management, influence and leadership skills

  • Continued development of carbon compliance and disclosure scheme application to complex situations

  • The opportunity for continued personal and professional development

  • Mentoring skills

Career path

This is an assistant level role, and the career path is an indication of the incremental steps which can be achieved within Energise subject to a role being available and the required skills being reached

  • Senior Manager

  • Deputy Head of

  • Head of


  • ​Salary of £46,000 – £50,000 (dependent on experience)

  • Pension Scheme (matched 5% contribution)

  • Unlimited holidays (minimum of 28 per year and 5 per quarter)

  • Bonus scheme (employee and company-performance related) of up to 5% of base salary

  • Additional benefits information is available on Our Impact page

How to Apply

If you feel this role is for you and you have the relevant experience, passion and enthusiasm, please forward your CV to [email protected].

Important to know before you apply: by submitting your CV, you confirm that you have read and accepted our fair data processing policy, which you will find here. It will help you  understand what information we collect from you, how, when, and why (namely for the purposes of the recruitment exercise) it may be collected and what happens to it.

Energise is committed to a policy of diversity, equity and inclusion in its recruitment process. We actively and consciously seek to recruit without bias on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, disability, beliefs (religious or other), age or sexual orientation of that employee.

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