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Project Manager, Archant, Norwich


Brand: Archant

Location: Norwich (Head Office)

Closing date: May 24, 2019

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As part of our digital transformation we are looking for two experienced Project Managers to join our extremely busy projects team. As one of the country’s leading local media publishers, you will be responsible for planning, managing and delivering large projects that will shape and make a huge difference in accelerating digital transformation throughout the Archant group.

The role requires structured management of the whole project life cycle from kick-off to benefits realisation. You will be working with and managing cross-functional teams comprising of subject matter experts, business users, technical teams, subcontractors, partners and third party suppliers.

You will be involved in all aspects of business change, application management and systems changes. You will need to take ownership, be proactive, have brilliant rapport building skills to coach, influence and motivate internal teams to work with you. Your structured way of working will ensure that you deliver results on time and budget within tight deadlines.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • 3+ years project management experience
  • Relevant project manager qualification
  • Previous digital transformation PM experience
  • Resilience to deal with ongoing change
  • Aptitude to overcome challenges
  • Well versed in Agile delivery methods and best practice governance frameworks
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

SALARY & BENEFITS

  • Basic salary paying up to £40k
  • Full 25 days paid holiday + statutory bank holidays
  • Archant fully supports degree & masters apprenticeship opportunities
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Archant Gold – matched charity fundraising
  • Give as You Earn – tax free charity giving scheme

WHAT NEXT?

Very shortly after receiving your CV, if interested we will call you to understand why you believe you have all the right attributes and are perfect to be shortlisted for interview, so please be prepared and look forward to this phone call. We will be shortlisting and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis so please apply asap. All applications and enquiries will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.

To apply, please send your CV to employment@archant.co.uk

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday 26th April 2019.

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