Title: Project Manager
Full time, permanent
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000
Who are Tes?
Tes Global is a global digital education company that has been supporting educators for over 100 years. We power schools and enable great teaching worldwide, by creating intelligent online products and services to make the greatest difference in education.
With more than 13.7m education professionals and enthusiasts in our online community using over 900k classroom resources and working relationships with 25,000 schools in over 100 countries, we have the scale to make a difference. Our innovative products and services are delivered through a range of partners across the globe. We help schools find the teachers they need; we bring new teachers into the profession through initial teacher training; we provide teachers with continuous professional development and help educators with safeguarding training and compliance. We provide innovative tools to help teachers succeed in the classroom as well as bring educators together online, so they can share expertise and provide them with vital news and information about education.
We are leaders in using digital technology to make life easier for schools and teachers. The services offered through (url removed) play a critical role in helping teachers and school leaders deal with the challenges of providing high quality education to millions of children across the globe.
The Project Manager will be responsible for the full lifecycle management of a wide variety of projects from initial inception and requirements gathering to implementation and project closure.
From business change initiatives to post acquisition integration projects you will be delivering projects using both agile and waterfall methodologies.
In this role you will need to be able to run several smaller value driven initiatives alongside larger projects.
You will be setting up cross functional project teams and working with third party suppliers to deliver initiatives and projects that support the company’s strategic goals.
Key role responsibilities:
Work with the Business Change Lead, Project Managers, Product Managers, Business Analysts and Scrum Masters to develop and improve project and change initiatives delivery
Champion continuous improvement and adoption across Tes
Manage iterative agile change initiatives alongside larger project delivery
Bring together and lead cross functional project teams
Identify and control scope including change management working with the business stakeholders, alongside business analysts, technical teams, and subject matter experts
Definition of project approach
Creation and monitoring of schedules
Identification and assignment of resources. Capacity resource planning
Identification, tracking and reporting budgets
Management of risk and issues and mitigation plans
Progress and exception reporting
Ensuring handover from projects to operations
Planning and management of system testing and UAT
Ensure communication, change management and user adoption strategies are planned and managed
Manage the planning and ensure the delivery of training
Project closure and review
Identification and management of internal stakeholder relationships
Communication and relationship building with the Senior Management Team and all stakeholders across the organisation
Partner with the Product Managers to support product deploymentsEducation and experience requirements:
Excellent communicator and influencer across all levels of the organisation
Highly motivated, delivery focused, self-starter, who will take the initiative with a ‘can do’ attitude
Collaborative team player, equally comfortable as a facilitator and team lead
Pragmatic, creative and adaptable
Able to remain calm and measured in a fast paced and ever-changing environment
Knows when to engage with the detail without losing site of the bigger picture.
Multitask on different projects concurrently and able to respond quickly to changing project and business needsTechnical Skills
Project management tools such as MS Project, Smartsheets, Trello etc
Product management & development tools such as aha, Github and JIRA
Test automation toolsEducation/Qualifications
Educated to degree level or equivalent.
Project management qualifications e.g. Agile, Prince 2, PMI, MSPExperience
Demonstrable experience of successfully managing Agile and Waterfall projects ideally in a product-led organisation
Experience of moving teams to adopting agile methodologies delivery
Effective executive level stakeholder management
Led technical project deliveries for enterprise systems and SaaS product deployments
Worked with Product Managers and Scrum Masters to support product development deployment
Strong record in the management of change and business improvement initiatives
Experience of Scrum, Lean and Safe Agile delivery frameworksWhat do you get in return?
25 days annual leave rising to 30
5% pension after probation
State of the art city centre offices
Access to a range of benefits via My Benefits World
Discounted city centre parking
Free fruit delivered to the office weekly
Free breakfast cereals
Free soft and hot drinks
Free eye care cover
Free Westfield Health cover
Cycle to Work Scheme
Season Ticket Loan
EAP (Employee assistance programme)
Paid for monthly nights out
Access to an extensive Learning and Development menuWe are proud of our people centric culture where everyone is driven to achieve the same goal, to support and connect teachers and schools worldwide, helping them to improve children’s lives through education.
Tes Global will ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or on the basis of disability. We invite applicants to contact us directly to identify any additional support required.
Salary: £45000 – £60000/annum
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield City Centre, England, United Kingdom
To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.