At AVADO, our Purpose is Unlocking potential and changing lives… We build exceptional learning products that transform organisational strategy and upgrade thousands of career paths every year… sound interesting? Keep reading…
WHO DO WE NEED? Fern Doherty, our Head of Project Management, is looking for a Project Manager to join the team and play a leading role in the development and evolution of our exceptional learning products from idea conception, development, launch and iteration. This role also comes with the opportunity to work closely with our Learning Solutions experts, Product Owners, strategic partners and clients.
WHAT YOU’LL GET UP TO
To contribute to our delivering our ambitions, you will use your project management skills to be accountable for:
Launching new products, or iterations of existing products, to a schedule that has been agreed with the client or Product Owner
Project managing teams made up from functional learning solutions experts through day to day product development
Own the maintenance of existing products, rapidly iterating on products based on learner feedback and behaviour
Manage internal resource costs and third party spend on product development against an agreed budget
Apply strong governance through the product development cycle including development of project briefs, developing and maintaining the project schedules, progress reports and KPI reports.
WHAT DO YOU GET FOR WORKING AT AVADO?
Being part of the UK’s leading EdTech company means more than just being good at what we do in our subject matter expertise. What you bring in terms of skills is obviously very important. But our first passion and skill really lay in helping individuals and organisations grow, using our “learning that works” methodology. With offices across the globe, you’ll get to collaborate with people from Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, and across the UK. We use our skills to help people improve theirs.
And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
Experience in project management, and able to evidence successfully delivering to agreed timescales and scope.
Experience in product development, and the ability to lead development teams with a relentless customer centric focus.
Skilled in project management best practice, process and documentation.
Highly organised, solution-focused and creative, with a strong work ethic.
Good attention to detail, high level of accuracy and an ability to understand and maintain processes and systems.
A confident communicator, and able to work with, support and influence people from all levels of the business.
Flexible and good humoured under pressure; a great team player able to work with a diverse team.
Strong IT skills and competency in all Microsoft Office applications.
A FEW MORE THINGS ABOUT US…
We’re proud of what we’re doing and relentless in doing the right thing. In addition to this, we can offer you:
A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the EdTech industry;
The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands;
A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity
… AND WE’RE HIGHLY INCLUSIVE
AVADO is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our
customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.