Handle Recruitment is seeking an experienced Head of Project Management/ Senior Project Manager ideally from a creative/digital agency background to join a market leader in digital marketing training as their Head of Project Management. This is a nine month fixed term contract for a maternity cover to begin asap.
Overseeing delivery, line management of five team members, financial management and formal processes your day to day responsibilities will include:
- Ensuring the smooth running of the business through a solutions focused approach to project delivery in a fast growing business. You will be the lead for the Project Management team of five people.
- Continually developing and improving the project processes and documentation to ensure they fit the evolving business needs.
- Being the first point of contact for all client briefs in order to personally suggest an approach and / or allocate to a suitably experienced Project Manager.
- Ensuring there is a formal process to capture and handover new commercial opportunities, and that it is adhered to.
- Taking responsibility for the financial management of projects, including full budgetary control ensuring project time is tracked properly and reconciled regularly.
- Ensuring projects are quoted and delivered against target of 71% margin, with appropriate cost and time-scale contingencies built into project plans.
- Designing and implementing end to end processes to ensure efficient delivery of projects with first class customer experience.
To be successful in this role you will have:
- A 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.
- Strong communication & presentation skills
- Team player mentality, both as a leader and participant
- Excellent organisational and time management skills
- Excellent financial skills
If currently seeking a new position and able to take on a FTC please get in touch asap for a further conversation!
Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.