3 weeks ago

Project Manager

London 60K - 70K Permanent

Job Reference: 35566392

Senior Project Manager/Project Manager
Exciting new permanent opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Manager/Project Manager to join one of the UK’s most well-known media and publishing brands. This is an exciting time to join a growing business undergoing a major business and digital transformation that will impact people, processes, and IT.
This role sits in the central transformation team, a highly skilled team responsible for the delivery of business change and transformation across the entire organization. This role will work closely with the Subscriptions team on a wide variety of strategic projects, including increasing subscribers through engagement and retention, growing the business’s digital offering, launching new products, and implementing new systems.
This role requires a delivery focussed Senior Project Manager, ideally with previous Digital Transformation experience, working with subscriptions teams in publishing or for a national newspaper.  You will be responsible for the end to end delivery of transformation projects and a “roll their sleeves up” attitude is essential.
This role will work closely with heads of department and C-suite, therefore excellent stakeholder engagement and high emotional intelligence is essential. A proven ability to build relationships and gain buy in from a wide variety of stakeholders and teams is critical, including subscriptions, sales, marketing and editorial. The ideal candidate will be able to work at pace in a fast-moving environment and deal with ambiguity, implementing agile ways of working and new processes.
This role is fully remote, in future it may require travel into the Central London office.
Key experience:
  • Hands on Project and Agile Delivery Management, a successful track record of delivering end to end Projects, full lifecycle management to ensure the successful delivery on time and on budgets
  • Previous Project Management experience working in a publishing or national newspaper, working closely with the Subscriptions, Sales, Marketing and Editorial teams
  • Previous digital transformation, migrating print product offerings into digital propositions
  • Digital Transformation – experience working on new product launches, system implementations, engagement and retention campaigns
  • Supporting and guiding commercial and creative teams to monetize new ideas, from conception to delivery
  • Bridge the gap between commercial and create teams with the wider business, managing projects and leading Agile transformation
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders up to c-suite
  • Thrive in a fast pace environment where processes are lacking handle ambiguity
  • Delivery focused mindset who is a team player and can manage multiple projects at once
  • Agile delivery experience - Project and Agile Delivery Management, planning and implementing new processes, establishment of business processes and methodologies
  • High emotional intelligence, excellent communication skills and stakeholder engagement, managing internal stakeholders from a wide range of teams across the business
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