Principal Project Manager - Newcastle

Project Manager

Ref: 468Monday 4 April 2022

£55k-£60k + 50% WFH policy

Want the chance to create exceptional digital experiences that make a difference to everyday lives?

A growing digital consultancy based in Newcastle since 2009 are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join the team.

As an Agile Project Manager you'll work as part of their delivery team to enabling successful outcomes for their clients.

The company


They create exceptional digital experiences that make a difference to everyday lives, working with clients such as Hitachi, Newcastle United, Newcastle airport & Northumberland Water.

Headquartered in the UK with offices in Newcastle, London, and Philadelphia, they bring together complex engineering and customer experience, enabling their clients to continusly transform and innovate.

This position is now available due to the expansion of the team, which is currently at 36 employees, with 3 other Project Managers.

How are they different / what are this company’s USP’s?

They have a big push on continuous learning and development with some employees doing a post graduate degree and LinkedIn L&D courses.

They have recently expanded their Quayside offices due to growth with a full office renovation. The offices now have showers, play stations and a pool table with free breakfast supplied every morning.

Working hours / home working

There is a mix of hybrid working to home working, with flexible start and finish times.

Their offices are in Central Newcastle with discount parking options.


Benefits

  • 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Clear career progressing
  • Enrolment into L&D courses of your choice
  • Online learning subscription 


Responsibilities
 

  • Cost estimation and budget control. While managing the companies large scale projects
  • Resource management and administration, including updating Forecast, and working with the team to resolve any clashes in resource that may arise.
  • Review holiday requests, ensuring sufficient resource is available to meet project deadlines.
  • Organising and motivating the project team, while helping to support the wider commercial team.
  • Controlling time management and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Managing risks in the project.


Required experience

To be successful in this role you will have the following experience / skills:

  • 4+ years experience as a Project Manager with solid experience of the software development lifecycle with both Agile and traditional project management
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a given time.
  • Experience working with large scale, high value projects
  • Excellent external stakeholder management experience is required
  • Experience in an agile software delivery environment, including Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Scrum Master certification is beneficial
  • experience in using appropriate tools, such as Jira, Azure DevOps, Microsoft Project and all Office tools would be highly desirable

How to apply

If you think the above looks of interest, please apply via this advert and/or send a copy of your CV to
 aoife@hainton.com.

Don’t worry if your CV isn’t up to date, we can sort that out later.