Project Manager

In this 6 month fixed term contract role, you will be looking after a large customer facing website development project. You will engage our internal technology and digital marketing teams, as well as some third party web agencies, in the development of our websites. You will also deliver a strategy and get a business case created around that.

You will also pick up some light touch project management of other smaller projects, implementing basic PM discipline, reporting, and putting in governance frameworks around them.

Business Unit
City & Guilds
Experience
Experienced
Salary
From 44,000
Type of role
Fixed-term Contract / Secondment
Full-time or part-time
Full-time
Location - Country
UK
Location - City
London
Closing date
23/02/2020
Vacancy ref
6136
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About the role

Our project managers provide project management services to the business, they lead the delivery of business critical projects making sure they adhere to the agreed schedule, cost and scope, and thereby enabling the organisation to meet its strategic objectives.  The role also supports the development of project business cases, displaying strong project management skills. our project managers utilise their generic technical expertise and knowledge of our systems landscape, to the benefit of the project.

About you

We need someone who has experience of managing internal and external stakeholders, business case creation, and has strong project management and delivery skills. A large plus would be recent Sitecore experience as it’s likely that will be the technology underpinning the work.

You’ll need to be versatile and able to work across different stages of a project lifecycle. You shouldn’t be too “IT-centric”, you’ll work closely with our digital marketing team and will need to be able to form effective relationships with them.

Our story and mission

Our vision is for a world in which everyone has the skills and opportunities to succeed. We support almost five million people each year to develop skills that help them into a job, develop on that job and to prepare for their next job. As a charity, we’re proud that everything we do is focused on achieving this purpose.

Through our assessment and credentialing, corporate learning and technical training offers, we partner with our customers to deliver work-based learning programmes that build competency to support better prospects for people, organisations and wider society. We create flexible learning pathways that support lifelong employability, because we believe that people deserve the opportunity to (re)train and (re)learn again and again – gaining new skills at every stage of life, regardless of where they start.

At the heart of our business sits the City & Guilds Foundation which amplifies our purpose by helping to remove barriers to getting into a job, celebrating best practice on the job, and advocating for jobs of the future. 

We were founded in 1878 by the City of London and the trade guilds of the time, to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

Our rich experience means we’re uniquely positioned to understand the future of work and learning. And, we continually evolve to develop and deliver skills for the workplace of the future. Today, as well as qualifications and assessment, we offer digital credentialing, elearning technologies, executive leadership development, technical training and consultancy.

Our success is driven by the people we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, so we work hard to be flexible to accommodate everyone.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more. 

We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example work pattern, hours or location.

Next steps and how to apply

If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.