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Project Manager (Consulting Services)

Req id:  8459

Virtual, GB



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  


As an OpenText Project Manager your responsibility is to deliver OpenText projects to our customers across UK and where necessary, Northern Europe - On Time, To Budget and within Scope.


Your main duties will be leading technical consultants in the successful delivery of OpenText solutions – either on customer premise, in the Cloud or a hybrid of both. These cover a broad range COTS software, bespoke solutions as well as integration of third party products across a variety of sectors.

OpenText is constantly evolving its project delivery methodology to ensure we keep up to date with new thinking and ways of working. Our methodology currently has been tailored to OpenText projects and client expectations.  Our methodology also drives the tools, templates and processes to be able to provide you with everything you need to successfully deliver projects.


Responsibility for the successful delivery of multiple projects of varying sizes, in a professional, timely, and profitable manner. Organising the resources required for the project in an appropriate manner to achieve the project objectives in accordance with the agreed specifications, scheduling and budgeting. Identifying and quantifying the potential risks to the project, and preparing plans to appropriately manage their impact. Monitoring financial and time accounting records to allow the approval of expenditure and the accurate tracking and forecasting of resource for each project. Supporting internal Professional Services team leads with business development, consultant utilisation and proper project financial reporting. Managing and contributing to software bids requiring professional services or project management input as well as provide project planning and estimating expertise during the sales cycle.


Specifically as an OpenText project you will be responsible for:

  • Scope Management
  • Cost Management
  • Time Management
  • Resource Management
  • Risk & Issue Management
  • Quality Management
  • Communication Management


There may also be instances where you will be asked to support pre-sales activities to assist our Sales Account Executives with closing license deals.

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Recognised Project Management qualification (Prince2, PMP etc), although training may be given to the right candidate.
  • Microsoft Project
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Good communication skills


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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