Project Manager

Location:
Remote, UK
Department:
Strategy

The Project Manager role provides overall management of projects using a knowledge of industry standard methods and practises. You will be expected to produce clear documentation and be responsible for communication of small to medium size and complexity projects. You will be responsible for managing the day to day responsibilities of a project manager including monitoring of progress and identification of risks, issues concerns and appropriate escalation.

Location
We are a global business based across the UK and North America. Our UK head offices are based in Cardiff, Stratford and Manchester. However, we have a flexible workplace policy and you'll be able to work remotely from anywhere in the UK, with occasional travel to our offices.

What that means day to day

What you’ll need to be successful

  • Develop and maintain strong communication links with key stakeholders 
  • Manage risks, issues, actions and decision logs, holding owners to account through progress
  • Ensure the project is run to time, to the expected quality and within the allocated budget
  • Create key project management documentation. To include but not limited to Initiation documents, Business Case, PID, project plan, Benefits realisation plan, RACI, RAID, lessons learned, Project closure document etc 
  • Negotiate priorities and resources to align with the Alcumus Tech and Business strategy with relevant senior managers, budget holders and external stake holders. 
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate information to ensure compliance with project brief and business case and take appropriate action if necessary 

Ideally, you'll have project management and change management experience and would have experience of delivering projects to time, budget and quality expectations.

You may also have a relevant project management qualification such as PRINCE2, agile, DSDM or agile project management experience.

You may also have:

What you’ll get in return

  • Experience of conflict resolution and stakeholder management.
  • Clear communication, proactive, team working and motivation skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of delivering IT projects.

FOR THE HERE AND NOW – We provide a mature and flexible ‘work your way’ culture, generous holiday allowance, a ‘giving day’ to give back to others, enhanced family friendly leave (regardless of gender), an employee assistance programme, 24-hour online GP, gym discounts, cover for a variety of healthcare, dental, optical and wellbeing treatments/services, a cycle to work scheme and paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell.

FOR FUN – You spend a significant percentage of your time with your colleagues (and what a great bunch of people they are!) and it’s important to us that everyone contributes to an environment that is positive and full of laughs. We’ve always got something going on, from charity events and competitions to recognition events and awards and we encourage our teams to get involved and have fun along the way.

FOR THE FUTURE – To set you up for later on in life, we provide an enhanced pension scheme with generous employer contributions and a life assurance policy for peace of mind. We offer a plethora of development resources and support, including access to LinkedIn learning to support you as you develop your career with us. Last year alone we filled nearly 30% of our roles with internal candidates (which equates to almost 50 people being promoted!) 

Sound interesting so far?

What you can expect if you apply:

  • A response to your application within 15 working days
  • An interview process consisting of:
  • An initial discovery call with the recruiter
  • A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 
  • Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role


We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.

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  • Employment Type: permanent