Project Manager

  • £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
  • City of London, London
  • Permanent

Project Manager



Hybrid work model

A market leading media and marketing business are growing a brand new division of their brand and require a new Project Manager to join them as a key growth hire. They are part of one of the largest media and events based businesses in the world, and an internationally recognised brand! This client wants t hire a Project Manager who will be part of their exciting, ambitious and brilliant growth plans which include scaling an existing business model and also a big programme of planned out diversification into other products in their space. Over the next few years, this business will be investing significantly in developing and growing its operating model, which includes building a new team, with a Project Manager at its core and integrating a brand new technology stack. Sphere have hired Business Analysts and Project Mangers for this business already this year and they absolute love the growth trajectory, culture and day to day business operation. If you are a talented digital Project Manager with say 3-5 years experience plus, you too would love this opportunity and thrive in it!

Technological innovation and customer growth in this businesses arena is growing significantly and this business is on a mission to become the number one growth partner for brand int heir field internationally. It really is an exciting time to join the company!

The Opportunity:

Our client is starting an exciting phase in its evolution and has started to introduce a brand new approach to using data and technology to support delivering excellent customer outcomes. Great data and insights underpins everything they do. To strengthen the team further they are looking for an experienced Digital / IT Project Manager to manage the delivery of multiple projects and product development initiatives. It is an exciting role, and one that will involved a fair amount of internal and external stakeholder management. You must be happy to be in the office two days per week, ideally Tuesdays and Thursdays, and then work three days from home if preferred.

Key Responsibilities of this Project Manager:

  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Responsible for working with the development team to define scope, effort, resource and timelines for project delivery
  • Having a good understanding of technical and web related projects is a must.
  • End to end project management experience is required here
  • Ability to guide and coordinate with multiple technical teams working on different transformation tracks
  • Responsible for working with senior stakeholders to define requirements and outcomes
  • Work with 3rd party suppliers too
  • Identify, document and address risks or conflicts
  • Experience of working with Waterfall, Agile and hybrid development teams
  • Ensure the appropriate technical designs are created to understand and manage: risk, technical complexity and future proofing
  • Responsible for ensuring strong business partnering with a strong customer focus
  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining the Technical Architecture showing various aspects of customer engagement, data processing, integrations, analytics and insights
  • Responsible for regular and effective progress updates

You - your background and knowledge:

  • Strong experience in Project Management delivering multiple technology transformation projects
  • Solid knowledge of project delivery and software development lifecycle
  • Experience overseeing the design, development and implementation of software solutions, systems and products
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrable capability of understand complex technical landscapes
  • A customer focused approach
  • Partners with Stakeholders: has the desire to work co-operatively with all stakeholders to meet mutual goals and seeks out and shares inputs from others
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Detail oriented

If you have the skills listed above, and are looking for a new permanent role, and have the right to work in the UK, we'd love to hear from you and see a copy of your most recent CV!

Sphere Digital Recruitment currently have a variety of job opportunities across digital so feel free to get in touch with us to find out how we can help you. Please take a look at our website.

Sphere is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications regardless of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation, and any other protected status as required by applicable law.

If you require any adjustments or additional support during the recruitment process for any reason whatsoever, please let us know.

Bex Hudson-Dowdeswell Senior Business Manager

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