Software Implementation Team Lead - SAAS / COTS

Location London
Discipline: Project / Program Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: + Benefits
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email: james.shenton@opusresourcing.com
Job ref: BH-69
Published: 5 days ago
Startdate: 2021-04-06 00:00:00

Software Implementation Team Lead with a background in SAAS or COTS based enterprise software implementation required to line manage and coach a team of 6 (5 implementation consultants and a Business Analyst), prioritise work across all projects, manage the team’s tasks, and perform project management / project portfolio management to ensure the successful delivery of multiple client software implementation and software changes is required by world leading software company in the Pharma / Biotech sector so an eye for detail is important.

The role will offer flexible working, but is likely to require being in the office located close to London Bridge 2/3 days per week when things return to normal to engage with and mentor the team.  

As a Software Implementation Team Lead you will need skills in the majority of

  • Proven track record in SAAS or COTS based software implementation that requires significant configuration & integration.

  • Proven skills in the line management and coaching of small team’s

  • Skills in prioritising work across teams and agreeing the priorities when you have multiple streams of work across different projects and customers.

  • Strong skills in project management / portfolio management, project planning / MS Project, project review meetings, and ensuring projects deliver in terms of scope, quality and timely delivery. Typically, your team will be working on around 40 projects which range in their scope.

  • Experience of dealing directly with customers during the end-to-end software implementation lifecycle, from working on new sales proposals to creating proposals for changes from existing customers.

Desirable skills would include

  • A Computer Science of scientific degree

  • Any experience of RDBMS such as Oracle, SQL, or AWS / SAAS would be desirable so you can understand the teams technical concepts would be desirable but not essential

  • Any experience implementing software for the pharma, biotech or life sciences sectors


This role might be suitable for people working at a SAAS or Software provider, who is working as an Implementation Manager, Lead Consultant, Senior Consultant or a Project Manager who line manages a software implementation team. 

This is a chance to join a respected and growing software company with a great culture who's located close to London Bridge.

The company are working with a number of blue-chip clients and groundbreaking Biotech companies and are growing year on year.

Opus Resourcing are a boutique IT employment Agency who are relied on by a number of world leading technology companies and brands to assist resource their contract and permanent positions.