Location: York / remote working considered, with some UK travel required
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Contract: Permanent, full time (Part time considered)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join our rapidly growing company in York.
Looking for your next challenge?
Our clients need to be able to trust that we will find and deliver the best solutions and reports to a well-executed plan. As a Project Manager, you will take ownership of the governance and management of multiple projects ensuring we consistently deliver what we promise, to cost, when we say we will and to the highest possible standards.
Who are we?
As a leading employee engagement and internal communications agency, we work every day with major blue-chip clients like Barclays, HSBC, AVIVA, Tesco and the Co-op. The majority of our growth comes from our strong relationships and referrals, based on our reputation for delighting clients. We’re also an employee-owned business, which means you’d have the opportunity to share the rewards of our success.
As a Project Manager, your responsibilities would include:
- Effective management and governance of concurrent projects - planning resources, monitoring progress and early identification of risks to ensure milestones are met on time.
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with clients and key stakeholders. Work closely with the Client Services function to ensure pro-active and effective communication is maintained through the project lifecycle.
- Provide regular updates/reports on progress and risks - identifying and providing solutions.
- Work with other Project Managers to ensure awareness of potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact to optimise workflow and maximise time and talent across multiple teams.
- Manage the project financials including the completion of monthly reconciliations, monitoring time and project costs, and ensuring invoices are raised in the timescale required.
- Support the development of the project management processes, identifying improvements/solutions to client challenges to help drive continuous improvement.
We’re a people-focused business and your attitude matters more than anything else. We’re looking for someone who:
- Has energy, drive and ambition to make a difference
- Has strong project management skills, with demonstrable experience managing multiple projects including stakeholder management
- Has exceptional organisational and time-management skills
- Has excellent problem-solving skills, with a logical and efficient way of thinking
- Has meticulous attention to detail ensuring all work meets the quality standards of Karian and Box
- Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships internally, with clients and key stakeholders
- Is highly competent in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Powerpoint
- Is educated to degree level or equivalent, with a relevant project management qualification e.g. Prince2 (desirable
- Has an understanding of employee engagement and the market we operate in (desirable)
By joining us, in return for your valued contribution we’ll offer you the following benefits:
- A competitive salary
- Bonus scheme
- 25 days holiday per year
- Private health insurance (after a qualifying period)
- Volunteering leave (after a qualifying period)
- Company pension
- Flexible benefits package including additional holiday purchase, cycle to work scheme, access to a wide range of high street discounts, car lease and financial loans and savings at preferential rates
- After a qualifying period, you will be eligible to participate in our Share Investment Plan.
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