Senior Project Manager

  • Job Reference: JR101782
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2024
  • Employer: E.O.N Worldwide
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Digital
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose:

You'll be the linchpin in our mission to innovate and grow, supporting the product manager by coordinating all process steps and tasks required to achieve initiative objectives from idea conception to implementation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work cohesively with product managers to drive delivery of innovative products and experiences

  • Define scope, OKRs and key outcomes at initiative and stage level

  • Define relevant KPIs using these to measure performance, reporting back to key stakeholders on a regular cadence

  • Develop plans and maintain associated governance, quality and communications documents, in alignment with portfolio and innovation management processes

  • In partnership with the product manager and product owner, assist the team with making appropriate delivery commitments by removing blockers

  • Track project milestones and deliverables

  • Estimate and manage internal and external resources.

  • Management of logistics (Hardware, Software and Cloud)

  • Plan and schedule timelines and milestones, identifying dependencies and critical path

  • Develop and deliver progress reports and proposals

  • Proactively manage requests for changes in scope, identify potential issues and devise contingency plan

  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives

  • Mentor team members to adopt an agile mind-set, including ownership, self-management and empowerment

  • Guide the team members to achieve optimum productivity through continuous process improvement

  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies

Essential knowledge, skills, experience, qualifications & competencies:

  • Confident, proactive, and energetic approach

  • High ownership and ability to deliver at pace

  • Creative critical thinker with a curious mindset and initiative to find solutions

  • Experience in a project management, technical, analytical role in the electricity industry

  • Proven ability to work creatively an ambiguous problem-solving environment, demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Exceptional communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills

  • Able to collaborate across multiple business teams and external partners

  • Experience working in a customer focused role

  • Experience of working in both waterfall and Agile project management environment essential, with proven ability to develop and maintain the project plan and budget

  • Experience as a Scrum Master, Agile Delivery Manager or Agile Project Manager advantageous

  • Delivery focused with experience leading high impact business initiatives

  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project team sizes, including internal and external resources

  • Solid understanding of portfolio and project risk management strategies

  • Experience transitioning solutions into business as usual or scaling

  • General understanding of energy systems/markets is advantageous

  • Excellent organisational skills and a track record of producing accurate work with a high level of attention to detail

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels

  • Experience of facilitating workshops

  • Able to learn, understand and apply new technologies

Scope of Influence:

  • Direction of allocated growth initiative(s)

  • Development of Innovation best practice

  • Allocated product teams (6+ members per team)

  • 6-8 Product Team with Growth & Innovation

Scope of Decision Making:

  • Day to day running of the project

  • Resource needs

  • Control the project costs, budget and scope changes

Here's what else you need to know

  • Closing date - Thursday 20th June 2024 (may close earlier due to high applications)

  • We'll have regular team socials and lively team chats

  • Competitive salary

  • Location - London with travel to our other sites when required.

  • Working environment: Flexible hybrid working - a blend of in the office and home working.

  • Work life balance - we work Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM to service our customers and make sure they have an unforgettable experience.

  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays each year - this includes a guaranteed day off for your birthday if you want it.

  • Generous pension scheme (you contribute 5%, we contribute 6%, increasing to 10% after 2 years)

  • Excellent parental leave allowance.

  • The chance to choose from our award-winning Flexible Benefits package which includes the option to buy up to 10 days holiday a year.

  • We've exciting opportunities for everyone to develop their talent at E.ON. Our open access, inclusive talent networks provide networking, learning and development for all, building your skills, qualifications, and capabilities throughout your career.

  • For all successful candidates. Due to the nature of this role your employment will be subject to a basic DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check being carried out by ourselves via a 3rd party service provider