Head of Project Management

U recruitment
London (Greater)
14 Sep 2018
15 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Project Management

Leading international market intelligence and training company is looking for an experienced Head of Project Management to join their award winning company, and to lead a Project Management team of five people.

The Head of Project Management will ideally have a background in training, agency/media, and have a deep understanding of marketeers.

The role:

* Leadership - live and uphold values whilst encouraging the team to develop. Lead by example & be seen as a key person for the Project Management team.

* To ensure the smooth running of the business through a solutions-focused approach to project delivery in an award-winning & fast growing business.

* Comfortable & verbally fluent in both Digital and Marketing, and able to demonstrate natural proactivity and instinctive team building skills. Demonstrating daily that you are happy being close to clients and consultants alike & be unphased in networking and presenting to clients when asked.

* Responsible for instilling commercial mindedness into the PM & Consultant teams alike to ensure there is a formal process to capture and handover new commercial opportunities and that it is adhered to. You will additionally check progress against these opportunities to ensure all work runs on time and in budget, as well as ensuring future opportunities are identified and mined.

* Responsible for the financial management of projects, including full budgetary control ensuring project time is tracked properly and reconciled regularly. Using the data available this role will be expected to find ways to improve our offering and ways of working & be responsible for leading our use of SalesForce as a key tool. Fully Budget aware and able to participate fully in the weekly senior team Budget tracking meetings.

* Responsible for ensuring projects are quoted and delivered with appropriate cost and time-scale contingencies built in. Fully understand the importance of accurate project planning in terms of forecasted revenue recognition and management of the team and the client base accordingly

Responsible for the design and implementation of end to end processes to ensure efficient scoping and delivery of projects with first class customer experience. This will include, but should not be limited to:

* Standardised approaches to scoping requirements and building out project plans

* Feedback capture (client and consultant)

* PM to Sales teams handovers

* Formal capture and tracking of progress against additional commercial opportunities identified

* Management of the scope of projects ensuring scope creep is mitigated

* Responsible for ensuring best practice project management principles are followed and embedded by the UK team.

* Primary performance indicators

* Deployment of best practice project management and processes that are used by the full team


* Instinctive and natural passion for Digital, Marketing & Creativity.

* 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, both as a leader and participant.

* Positive attitude to dealing with people.

* Intuitive and restless networker.

* Excellent organisational and time management skills.

* Excellent financial skills

If you have the background and skill set and feel you can bring something different to this exciting market intelligence company click "The Apply Button" Today

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