Project Manager

Posted 5 November by ValueLabs (UK) Ltd
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Primary Skill Set:

  • Knowledge of and ability to deploy using PRINCE 2 methodology, must be Practitioner
  • Knowledge of and ability to deploy using Agile methodology, must be certified Scrum Master
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Technologies / EPiServer (CMS)

Secondary Skill Set:

  • Projects meet profitability expectations and if not then reasons are evident and well explained
  • High customer satisfaction
  • Appropriate resource utilization, productivity and balance achieved
  • Project issue escalated in a timely fashion
  • Risk logs and highlight reports are delivered on time and are accurate
  • Effective change control
  • Foster an excellent relationship with the account manager
  • Solutions respond to audience research and meets audience needs and aspirations
  • Awareness of quarterly client revenue targets and drive projects to maximize return


We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who can not only understand the view of the customer, but also ensure teams are energized, working together and utilizing clear lines of communication. You will have direct responsibility/line management for junior project managers. In addition, you will build rapport and working relationships with varying people throughout the business including Heads of, account management and senior directors. You will also be tasked with defining best practices for projects and programmes.

To fulfil this role it is expected that you will:

  • Produce detailed project and resource allocation plans for review and execution in line with Prince 2 / Agile when relevant
  • Interact with project stakeholders to ensure appropriate governance and reporting structures are in place
  • Produce regular status reporting
  • Lead a project without the need to refer upwards except when there are strategic, financial, political or resource implications
  • Lead a project or programme of work with a value of over £0.5m prof fees annually, duration of over a year, team size >8
  • Identify and resolve project issues with support of the account manager
  • Escalate issues rarely
  • Deliver successfully to key milestones
  • Manage a range of third party suppliers and external partners to deliver the project on time, on budget and to agreed specifications and standards
  • Build a strong team ethos, encouraging individual and team responsibility

Required skills

  • Project Management
  • Scrum

Reference: 39294545

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