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Project Manager

We are currently on the hunt for a Project Manager to join our team in London. We are looking for an outgoing dynamic individual with at least 1-2 years’ experience in a Project Management role in a research or design agency environment.

The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day projects and workflow of consultants whilst growing and maintaining their existing freelance talent pool.

This will suit an enthusiastic, hard-working person, preferably with a research or digital agency background and a keen eye for detail.

You will own the resourcing of tentative and confirmed projects. You will manage all live projects with support from the delivery team. You will own Project Management activities from resourcing, project planning, creation of project documents and reports, you will also work closely with the Client Services Directors and Operations Manager.

No recruiters, please.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Scoping and planning projects with the Clients Service Directors and Delivery team
  • Resourcing projects in our project planning tool and traffic management of the studio
  • Use your knowledge to put the right people on the right jobs according to their/abilities and ensuring consistency of resource
  • Running project status meetings, kick-offs, daily stand-ups and retrospectives
  • Making project delivery smooth and straightforward, anticipating and resolving problems wherever possible
  • Manage conflicting demands and priorities
  • Creating project reports for utilisation and budgets
  • Provide administrative support where needed, creating agendas, taking minutes, booking meetings, organising calls, booking labs, supporting on tech streaming and managing holiday requests

 

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Grow an existing freelance database and constantly be on the lookout for new talent
  • Support in developing project documentation, flag risks and issues
  • Help with improving the Project Management Office

 

Your skills and experience

  • 1-2 years of project and resource experience, ideally in an agency environment
  • Experience working with project budgets and managing scope variation
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build positive relationships with a wide range of internal teams, stakeholders and external clients
  • Be confident and able to communicate your knowledge of the research and digital space and technologies
  • Passionate about all aspects of digital, user experience and service design
  • Highly motivated, proactive and confident to demonstrate initiative
  • Excellent communication, written and interpersonal skills
  • Organised and detail oriented
  • Proven ability to effectively manage a varied and busy workload and to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Agile environments

 

Benefits

  • Company pension scheme
  • Aviva healthcare
  • Virgin gym membership
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Generous commission scheme on any leads generated
  • Annual training budget to attend conferences
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone

 

How to apply

You must have the legal right to live and work in the United Kingdom

Please submit your motivation, CV and portfolio to jobs@spotless.co.uk. Feel free to contact us by telephone on +44 (0)20 7168 7526 or drop us a quick email if you have any questions.

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