The role…we’re looking for a successful, experienced Project Manager with a track record in delivering digital or software projects to join our team. 

You’ll utilise your client delivery expertise and experience of methodologies to take responsibility for delivering a variety of digital learning projects for a range of leading global brands. You’ll use effective communications skills to work with clients and a range of disciplines within our business, having a good understanding of how technology can help us achieve both client and business goals. 

Your experience will ensure you control project objectives such as time, budget and project governance, and you’ll be at ease turning client needs into requirements which different disciplines understand. Your natural ability for taking control of your projects will ensure both clients and teams feel they’re in safe hands. 

Along with a track record of project management, you’ll have good leadership skills and a collaborative approach in the workplace. This is a vital role in our success and as a valued member of our business, you’ll play a big part in shaping and contributing to our wider growth plans.   

Who we are…We’re a world leading, digital learning provider, designing and delivering training solutions for global brands across multiple sectors and industries including pharmaceutical, finance, retail, manufacturing, professional services. Our exciting client list includes some of the worlds’ largest brands: AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola, Tesco, and Royal Mail, to name but a few. With a strong financial backing, we’re focused on leading the pack in Learning & Development, bringing together a heritage of creativity and technology, and applying the latest thinking in learning science to deliver truly effective digital learning.

Required experience:

  • Experience working in Project Management in a digital corporate learning, digital media or tech market space (learning solutions, software, websites, etc.)
  • Minimum of 3 years experience managing multiple projects for large brands/companies
  • A good understanding of project management tools and methodologies
  • Proven track record of managing the end-to-end project cycle, including financials
  • Confidence translating project requirements into reasonable timelines and budgets
  • Experience of proactive project governance, including risk and change
  • Experience engaging, influencing and coordinating multi-disciplined project resource teams
  • Client facing experience, including stakeholder management
  • Strong communication, analytical, and numerical ability
  • Passion for customer excellence, innovation and quality
  • German speaking would be desirable but not essential

 Location  - Hybrid (Location Bristol, Edinburgh, or Plymouth)

Our new headquarters is in the Bristol area, however you will ideally be based within an hour’s travelling distance of one of our offices.

We offer a mix of home and office working because we believe both are necessary for a high performing team. We know you need some time to concentrate and avoid constant commuting, so homeworking is essential, but we also feel face-to-face time is important too.

 We work in a Hybrid way with ideally 2/3 days per week in the office and the rest of the week worked remotely. We offer flexible working options also to help find the right work-life balance for you.

We currently have main offices in the UK in Bristol, Plymouth, Glasgow, and in Europe in Berlin and Brussels.

Be you, with us!

At Sponge, we are all different. And that’s what makes us great! We hire talented people with different and diverse backgrounds, stories, and perspectives not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger.

We are actively working and committed to increasing diversity in our teams and management positions. It’s our ambition to create an inclusive environment where we can all be ourselves together.

What’s next?

If this sounds like you, then you’re on your way to joining a forward-thinking industry leader and a team of like-minded, exceptionally talented people. Simply send us your CV, and we will be in touch.

Apply now…We are offering a highly competitive salary with benefits that include pension, critical illness, life assurance and a day off for your birthday. If this sounds like your kind of opportunity, we'd love to hear from you. You’ll join a forward-thinking company focused on success and growing our people, and a delivery team with a big challenge and a determined, collaborative attitude. 

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