An exciting opportunity for a skilled, passionate and resourceful Programme Manager to join our dynamic, fast-growing team.
Ideally, we’re looking for an experienced project manager from within a marketing services agency spanning an array of different project types and complexities. If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk…
Programme Manager / Senior Project Manager
Remote working with ad-hoc travel to central St Paul’s London
Up to £50,000 + Bi-annual bonus scheme, typically around 10% of salary
Plus Excellent Company Benefits Package
Product / Service: Thought leadership consultancy for the world’s most respected brands We are majority owned by the Financial Times Group.
For almost a decade, we’ve partnered with many of the world’s most respected brands on integrated marketing solutions that combine world class insight with creative storytelling, delivered to the world’s most influential audience.
We are a global thought leadership specialist, which means we focus exclusively on insight-led content and campaigns. Research and evidence are at the heart of everything we do.
From consulting and research, through to content creation and distribution via the Financial Times network, we deliver a truly end-to-end service.
We work hard to build and maintain a strong, engaging culture that motivates and inspires our team to do great work, learn new things and develop their careers.
The Programme Manager Role:
Reporting to our Delivery and Projects Director, you will use your programme management skills to set-up and oversee long-tail projects through to successful completion. You will also have strong interpersonal skills enabling you to work at ease with our B2B and internal clients, team members and external suppliers to create strong connections.
+ Proactively, build great relationships with our clients but also internal teams.
+ Help our clients to realise their project scopes: on budget, on time and with a professional attitude.
+ Collaborate with different internal work groups and departments to coordinate and align projects.
+ Oversee a portfolio of projects while handling your own with good attention to detail.
+ Be a positive and proactive problem-solver.
+ Advise and support project managers in the set up and management of their projects.
+ Manage risk well; understand and use escalation processes, effectively.
+ Spot revenue growth opportunities within your projects.
+ Understand the content and digital production process.
+ Show initiative and flexibility to embrace new ways of working and leverage productivity tools.
+ Ideally, you will have around 6 years’ or more experience as a project manager from within a marketing services agency spanning an array of different project types and complexities.
+ You will have deep experience with complex stakeholders across different sectors.
+ You can demonstrate a strong desire to achieve high-quality outcomes by consistently meeting your client’s objectives.
+ You will have an engaging communication manner that enables you to build great relationships (internally and externally)
+ You are able to initiate and engage in collaboration and are a strong team player, supporting team members and embracing openness and transparency
+ You are able to forecast your projects accurately, manage budgets and ensure profitability
+ You adapt well and are unfazed by changes and are able to alternate and switch plans when needed to drive improved commercial outcomes.
+ You have line management experience.
+ Bi-annual bonus scheme, typically around 10% of salary
+ Contributory pension (double matching offered from Jan 2022)
+ Private healthcare
+ Dental Insurance (from Jan 2022)
+ Eyecare voucher scheme
+ Quarterly employee awards
+ Competitive annual leave allowance. The employee will also receive an extra 5 days (totalling 30 days) after 2 years of service. (From Jan 2022)
+ Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Shared Parental Leave package.
+ Access to healthcare support around menopause, fertility, pregnancy and becoming a new parent.
+ New client incentive bonus for non-commercial employees
+ New staff incentive bonus
+ Flexi-leave (From Jan 2022)
+ Cycle to Work Scheme
+ Employee Assistance programme (EAP)
+ Wellbeing and Digital GP
+ Gym discounts (From Jan 2022)
+ Life Assurance (From Jan 2022)
+ Interest-free travel loans.
+ Flexibility around working from home
Usually we are based in the FT’s city centre HQ, overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral in London. However, we are all currently working from home and we expect that we will give the option for team members to work remotely on a continued basis moving forwards, allowing you to work flexibly. This will be with the ability for ad-hoc travel to central London, as/when feasible again.
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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.