Project Manager (Learning Design Unit)

Posted 1 week ago by GP Strategies Training Limited
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Project Manager (Learning Design Unit)

London

Permanent / Full Time

Are you an experienced Project Manager with Learning Design experience looking for an exciting new challenge?

As a Project Manager for our design unit you will work directly for GP Strategies but be part of a team of professionals working with a well known global financial client.

You will be responsible for managing all aspects of assigned learning design projects to include interfacing with the client, senior management, project and design team members, design and development vendors and client learning teams. Project managing allocated learning design projects from concept and initiation through design and ultimately to deployment across the client business, meeting customer and company expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be the single point of accountability for all aspects of the project
  • To schedule and host the Project Kick-off meeting and ensure that the proper communication channels are available and used throughout the project by all parties.

  • To prepare a detailed schedule and project plan for the project and update as necessary; ensuring critical issues including project changes, market changes and personnel changes are managed and communicated following the Change Control process.

  • To prepare a project manual outlining the process through which the learning being designed will transition from development and deployment into a "business as usual" learning offering available through the client learning management system.

  • To identify and document Risks and Assumptions and discuss ways to minimize Risks throughout the project.

  • To maintain routine communications with the senior management concerning all aspects of the project and establishing a trusted partner relationship by ensuring that all stakeholders are aware of the health of the project, through a predetermined communication schedule.

  • To manage and track all project costs to budget, project progress to schedule and prepare cost-to-completion reports.

  • To review and verify the project log, maintain the project notebook and prepare/deliver project progress reports including preparation of the final project report.

  • To coordinate and direct the staff assigned to the project and conduct internal project review meetings; distribute and review the contract book with all team members on a monthly basis. Plan project team activities with input from the senior management.

  • To interface as appropriate with Subject Matter Experts, subcontractors and consultants to ensure adequate staffing is available to meet customer needs.

  • To monitor project deliverables to ensure that quality is maintained and that deliverables are on time on/under budget, and meet customer expectations.

  • To provide estimates for support activities and strive to identify additional business development opportunities with the client.

  • To make process improvement recommendations to senior management as required.

Skills & Experience needed:

  • Demonstrated Project Management Competency

  • Learning Design Experience is essential

  • Strong IT skills in particular MS Project

  • Proven leadership and management skills

  • Strong analytical and data reporting skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven teamwork experience

  • Networking skills

Company Description:

GP Strategies Limited (GPSL) is a subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX), a global performance improvement company. GPSL supports organisations in improving their ability to service their customers’ needs through innovative and creative training interventions, consulting, and business improvement solutions

GPSL offers a competitive benefits package including pension, medicash plan, refer a friend scheme, employee assistant program along with competitive annual leave allowances.

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