Senior Project Manager - Training

createselect Ltd
London (Greater)
06 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
New JOB_ A senior and experienced Project Manager is sought to take responsibility for Customised training, working for a fast moving digital consultancy in the heart of London. The training that is provided to clients is truly best in class and we are looking for someone who has the passion and skills to help continue this momentum. The role involves building close client relationships, often at a very senior level, so requires a ‘grown up’ with the maturity and people skills to engage with clients and deliver outstanding client service. It will also necessitate building close ties with all colleagues (consultants and trainers) and and working with them to provide outstanding training solutions for clients.

The nature of the customised training projects is varied in nature and scale, from a one-off training workshop, to the design and delivery of ongoing Marketing Academies for the likes of Sainsbury’s, Virgin and SSE. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the success of their projects, and to be a central driver of customised training as part of a close-knit project team.
This will involve managing all aspects of the project – from the initial pitching/proposals, to designing the training plan in close collaboration with the team and appropriate consultants/trainers, to the successful delivery of all training including workshops, materials, and feedback to build on learnings.

Key responsibilities include:
* The management, smooth running, client liaison and growth of all on-going Customised training programmes
* Supporting colleagues with new business efforts, both through organic growth of existing clients, and through pitches for new clients
* Managing current and future Marketing Academies on an ongoing basis, building close relationships with all clients
* Practicing and helping embed of our Ways of Working for training, encompassing all trainers and team members
* Managing one-off training workshops as required, in close collaboration with colleagues and trainers. Ensuring all work is delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest possible standard every time
* Compiling, analysing and sharing feedback/performance scores as a means of demonstrating success and in creating an environment for further training opportunities
* Identifying new opportunities and revenue streams from existing clients and demonstrating that you are able to incrementally increase revenue
* Overseeing and guiding our Project Executives; managing and coaching them to ensure the flawless running of all customised training programmes.

Expected behaviours
* To be known as the ‘go-to’ person on the Capability team for Customised training
* To act as a role model: Being supportive and helpful, and instilling best practice behaviours into the whole team
* Demonstrating strong client-facing skills – be the client’s champion within the business
- Being responsible for the smooth running of all of your projects
- Demonstrating ongoing proactive collaboration with the wider Capability team plus the wider teams
- To be fluent in every product & offering
- Industry knowledge: Embracing the industry and demonstrating a real knowledge of the dynamics of Marketing Excellence and Client/Agency models outside of training

Desired character
* Instinctive and natural passion for training and a real interest in Marketing
* Proven track record, either client or agency-side, with a strong understanding of market dynamics & Marketing.
* Entrepreneurial flair and passion that enables a positive and determined approach to projects
* Self-motivated and capable of hands-on problem solving, with ability to generate ideas and solutions, and ensure exceptional culture of client service.
* Confident, articulate and a proactive thinker.
* Strong communication & presentation skills (verbal, digital & visual).
* Proven team player

For a complete spec. please register your interest. We regret only successful candidates will be contacted

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