Contract Project Manager Marketing Automation / Digital Platforms

Reed Business Information Ltd
Sutton Green
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Contract Project Manager – Marketing Automation / Digital Platforms

Excellent opportunity for a contract Project Manager to join RBI’s Corporate Solutions Group.

Based in Sutton, London, SM2 5AS 6 month contract £350-£450/day A FTSE100 RELX Group business, Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries; RELX has recently been placed at #53 by Forbes in their gloabl top-2000 employer rankings.

Project overview:

We require a contract Project Manager to join RBI’s Corporate Solutions Group to work on a program to shape our strategic marketing technology landscape. The project will entail working with business and technology stakeholders to agree the scope and priorities, and manage the resulting project delivery.

The ideal candidate will have a proven history of successful experience with marketing technologies and digital program delivery, and be comfortable with both agile and waterfall methodologies.

The ideal candidate will have a strong history of successful delivery and experience with supplier/product selection, and the integration and migration of solutions with the drive to keep the project on track whilst managing stakeholder needs and expectations.


Overall project and workstream management working within Corporate Solutions (CSG) in the realm of marketing automation and digital platformsLead a multidisciplinary team to deliver against an agreed project roadmapEnsure all standard PM controls and governance are established and maintained to protect scope, schedule and financial controls etc.Establish an engagement model to keep stakeholders informed and manage expectationsOversee supplier and vendor management, and manage associated risks and issuesWork with resource managers to meet deliverables according to the planAlthough most projects follow a waterfall approach, RBI seeks to build agility in delivery projects by using short-timescale iterations, hence agile principles are adopted where appropriateAlthough the PM function sits within the Technology team, the project team will span multiple teams across the business and central functionsAttributes:

Strong written and verbal communication abilities are a must: RBI is a ‘people company’Ability to quickly establish appropriate lightweight structures to ensure appropriate governance, control without bureaucracyHighly skilled in stakeholder management and relationship-building, able to articulate strategy, plans and issues to executive stakeholders and prepare compelling presentationsHonesty and transparency to share an accurate representation of status and escalate when appropriateRelevant professional experience in a range of broadly similar software implementation environments, and a suitable professional accreditation (PRINCE2, MAPM, MPMI)Flexibility and attention to detail, ability to work at multiple levels (from board to ‘shop floor’)Experience of both Business Change programmes and Technology implementation projectsRBI are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Women in technology:

RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 24% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

Mentoring scheme for women in technology Women’s network forum Regularly run events for schools girl about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech. RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter. Click on the link to find out more.

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