Project Manager

Competitive salary and benefits
14 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
John Martins
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION:  Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


JOB TITLE:  Project Manager (Brand) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive salary and benefits

WORKING HOURS: Full time, 6 Months FTC,

THE COMPANY:  Our client, an international exams group, designing and delivering assessments to over 8 million learners in over 170 countries. They are committed to ensuring that all our assessments are fair, have sound ethical underpinning, and operate according to the highest technical standards

These are very exciting times for my client, there recent growth has been substantial and we are moving to a new-purpose built headquarters in Cambridge late next year. The need need a driven and dynamic Project Manager to support them as they implement a large scale brand project internally and externally



•           Generous contributory pension

•           28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

•           Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)

•           Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme

•           Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers

•           Cycle scheme

•           Subsidised canteens

•           Corporate discounts on Gym memberships and car rental

•           Support for professional qualifications


THE ROLE:  Project Manager (Brand) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

To provide project support for the development and roll-out of the new Group Brand. This is a significant project with many complex work streams and an ambitious timeline.

ACCOUNTABILITY- Project Manager (Brand) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including a detailed project plan and executive summary – monitor and track progress
  • Provide project expertise to ensure the project is delivered on-time, within scope and to budget
  • Coordinate internal resources and external suppliers to meet project deadlines
  • Assist in the definition of the scope of various parts of the project
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs
  • Manage risk register
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Perform logistical tasks of project such as setting up meetings, coordinating diaries, finance admin etc

The Candidate- Project Manager (Brand) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

My client is looking for a Project Manager with the ability to jump straight in and provide structure to a fast paced project. Ideally educated to degree level, or equivalent, you will have the ability to analyse and understand business processes, along with a demonstrable track record of successful project management and implementing business change. You will have excellent relationship management, negotiation and communication skills and will be able to influence colleagues, suppliers and decision makers effectively. You will also be energetic, innovative and organised, and able to work to tight deadlines, together with the capacity to add value to through dynamic collaboration, lateral thinking and creative problem solving. 

This role requires the ability to engage, and build excellent relationships with, internal senior stakeholders and governance bodies across the business, as well as external stakeholders and customers. 

Experience in delivering large brand, marketing or communications projects would be a bonus. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is 26th October 2016 and interviews will be held on 4th November 2016. 

To find out more about this role please view the job descriptions by clicking APPLY, complete short online assessment and upload your CV



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