Senior Project Manager

Competitive | London | Contract
Posted 11 months ago

Senior Project Manager

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day task management of medium sized engagements (6-10 team members, up to £500k revenue). They are the primary client delivery contact, ensure project scope is defined, create and manage the project plan, and provide direction to all members of the project team. The Senior Project Manager is ultimately responsible for planning and coordinating activities of individual projects to ensure that the project goals are accomplished and client needs are met.
Qualifications and experience
• 1st or 2.1 degree – subject non-specific. A degree demonstrating analytical capability is preferred
• PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner accreditation preferred
• 5 years managing projects for blue-chip firms/clients
• Including 1 year experience as a Project Manager / Producer in a web/digital consulting environment
• Evidence of management of project teams of 5-10 people to successful conclusion
• Deep expertise in one or more project roles, such as Software Engineering, Business Analysis, User Experience
• Proven organisational skills
• Proven leadership skills
• Very strong meeting facilitation skills
• Ability to run client workshops of up to 10 people to discuss requirements
• Can articulate Project Management methodology – processes, practices, team management, project delivery phases
• Ability to turn requirements into a viable project plan and marshal resources required to deliver
• Strong follow-through orientation
• Business process orientation
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities
• Self-starter and self-learner
• Ability to work independently with little direction and tight deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Excellent client facing communications skills
• Ability to put administrative structure and organisation in place on new or existing projects
• Ability to motivate others

Job description: Senior Project Manager
We love coming up with brilliant ideas. But what makes us a brilliant agency is our ability to deliver them. That’s why we value smart, organised, and switched-on Project Managers, and we’re looking for another one to join the team.

What does the job involve?
You’ll be responsible for delivering projects on time and to budget, while making sure your team thrives and enjoys coming into work every day.

In short, you’ll:
Manage the full project lifecycle, from pre-sales and project planning to cost tracking and reporting
Ensure each scope is delivered while escalating issues as required
Oversee communication between stakeholders
Lead regular project meetings with clients and colleagues
Work closely with the Account Director to identify new business opportunities

What are we looking for?
We’re looking for someone who’s as passionate about digital as we are, and loves to see great ideas brought to life.

We’d ideally like you to have:
• Experience in a results-oriented software development environment
• Experience of enterprise CMS’ including Tridion, Episerver and Hybris
• A willingness to travel internationally and work on-site with clients if needed

For more information about this role, please contact:

Joanne Tuscano
0207 025 3622

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