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Project Manager

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We are currently looking for an experienced and highly organised Project Manager to work for a large entertainment/technology company in Central London.

The role will involve managing a small team working across projects, locations and disciplines. The successful candidate will be expected to liaise with clients, manage resources and ensure continued delivery of these high quality assets and services in large-scale projects. Reporting back to the overall head of department they will also be expected to continuously improve internal processes and help promote the group within the client’s family of products.

The department supports Global Studios Development teams in the fields of graphic design, motion graphics, video and audio within. Split across four locations they are made up of 45 permanent staff and a raft of freelancers and contractors who are involved in over 40 games/projects a year and hundreds of videos.

Skills:

Essential:
- Proven experience in delivering large-scale products/projects with multiple stakeholders, dependencies and variables on time, to a high quality, and within budget
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent organisational skills
- Excellent communications skills
- Ability to build trust and relationships across various areas of a large business
- Passion for continuous improvement of production processes

Desirable:
- Prince 2
- Agile Foundation
- Experience working with internal teams and external clients
- Experience working with IT developers to deliver new systems to improve processes
- Budgetary experience

Responsibilities:
- Senior / Lead project manager on Project Management Team
- Communicate with internal and external clients
- Evaluate and propose improvements to the processes within Project Management Team
- Evaluate and propose improvements to the processes within CSG
- Co-ordinate video delivery of key events (Gaming conferences, Product Showcases etc.)
- Support the department Manager and the department Management team with project tracking
- Support the department manager with annual budget and monthly budget reports
- Wider promotion of the group within the company
- Take on the project management of key large-scale projects
- Ensure that department processes are logged and accessible in a ‘Department Process bible’ wiki

The role is offered on an initial 6 month fixed-term maternity cover contract.

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