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Project Manager SME

A PM with a focus on small to medium-size businesses (SME) to help our customers in this space throughout their digital transformation with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central.

Manage project life-cycle implementations to a high level of quality and customer satisfaction, through the use of the Columbus methodology, ensuring the delivery of an end product capable of achieving the agreed and defined business requirements and entered agreements in a profitable manner.


The project manager is responsible for accomplishing the project objectives. Key project management responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Identify and deliver opportunities for up selling services and/or solutions.
  • Lead and drive customer activities.
  • Own and be accountable for all project related activities.
  • Proactively identify, manage and resolve project conflicts.


  • Define, agree and manage the communication strategy.
  • Facilitate project management and project steering meetings.
  • Provide project reports & updates in line with the agreed communication strategy.
  • Prepare, maintain and issue project documentation (plans, meeting minutes, updates, etc.) 


  • Build and manage internal & external relationships with senior project stakeholders.
  • Maintain informative & supportive relationships with the Columbus and customer project teams.
  • Maintain necessary 3rd party, project-based relationships. 


  • Define, agree and manage the quality requirements for the project.
  • Effectively manage, control and report Risks, Issues, Resources & Time.
  • Control project scope and the budget implications of scope change.
  • Implement mitigation strategies for all project risks.
  • Ensure successful transition of completed projects to Operations.


  • Planning and control of project budgets.
  • Manage all aspects of project commercials.
  • Measure and manage variances from the cost baseline by taking appropriate action.
  • Protect Columbus commercial exposure at all times.

Methodology & The Columbus Culture

  • Using experience, provide feedback and recommendations to improve current processes / implementation methodology.
  • Ensure that the Columbus business culture and values, which are the basis for our success, are maintained and developed further.
  • Display great team spirit and loyalty towards your colleagues whilst encouraging and maintaining a high level of performance. 


  1. 3+ years of Project Management experience in an ERP environment (SMB)
  2. Ability to align project deliverables and customer expectations
  3. Experience of presenting complex information to large groups of people at all levels of the company – both to colleagues and to customers
  4. Full and clean Driving Licence
  5. Effective verbal and written communication skills in English

We’re a dedicated bunch and we have an office environment that is professional, but relaxed and sociable. Everyone is friendly, approachable and happy to help. We will do all we can to give you the tools, independence and support you need to get the best results.  The one thing we ask is that you never stop learning. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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CB25 9PD Cambridge Directions +44 (0)1223 422600

Perks & Benefits

There is more than one good reason to join Columbus!

Aside from being a globally recognised Microsoft partner, that develops and invests in their employees, we offer a number of benefits including; 

  • 25 days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service

    Whether it's feeling the sand between your toes or skiing off piste, everyone deserves a break. So at Columbus we make sure you have the time to do what's important to you.

  • Healthcare Cashback Plan

    We understand that you are at your best when you feel your best - That's why we enrol every employee into our healthcare cashback plan.
    Healthy body - Healthy soul!

  • Columbus Heart

    Columbus Heart is our Benefits Hub, which not only provides information on all our benefits, it also hosts a retail discount portal that offers every Columbus employee preferential discounts at everyday high street stores and on top brands. You can save on everything from your weekly shop right the way up to a new TV or your monthly gym subscription.

  • Cycle to Work

    To promote healthier journeys to work and to reduce environmental pollution Columbus has a Cycle to Work Scheme to help you get a new set of wheels.

Workplace & Culture

At Columbus, we are proud of our employees, their technical and industry expertise and their ability to develop, adapt and implement business solutions that help our customers maximise their efficiency and overall business performance.

We understand that there is life outside of work and try our hardest to enable a good work/life balance within the team.

In recognition of the commitment and loyalty within the team, we ensure that we celebrate successes together and offer social activities both to employees and their families at different times throughout the year.

We also have an extensive competency framework to support career development at Columbus and we invest heavily in performance management and training & development initiatives at all levels of the business.


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