Project Manager

Our client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team.

About the Role

The purpose of this role is to help Ark Data Centres to deliver their key projects and programmes that the business requires, as they continue their impressive growth.

This will require a professional individual who can drive governance, reporting and project standards across multiple departments, and communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation.

  • Track and report on performance of projects across the Ark business, providing regular, concise and high-quality reporting to senior management
  • Establish and proactively manage project governance, risk and dependencies and track timely completion of plans
  • Establish and operate project controls
  • Provide formal support to live projects to drive progress, conduct project health checks and scope management
  • Manage and/or coordinate cross departmental projects to successful completion within time and budget as required by the business
  • Act as mentor to employees within Ark on Project & Programme management disciplines
  • Support the Project teams in the development of business case requests with input from SME's as necessary
  • Develop budgets for projects and/or programmes and report actual costs against them
  • Standardise project documentation
  • Work with the project management capability across Ark to optimise process and procedures
  • Ensure accurate record keeping and documentation is maintained across projects and provide support to wider project management community
  • Build strong interpersonal relationships with functional teams in Ark

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical or Financial discipline OR equivalent through experience
  • 8+ years' experience in what? Similar roles/discipline?
  • Knowledge of Project (e.g.

    Prince2/PMI/Agile) methodologies
  • Strong experience in the use of project planning tools.

    (eg.MS Projects)
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Open, honest and transparent communications up and down the organisation


  • Title: Project Manager
  • Location: London, UK
  • Job type: Permanent Job
  • Rate/Salary : £45001 - £55000 per year
  • Industry: Technology
  • Sector: Private
  • Work: Both
  • Work type: Full time
  • Travelling required: UK only
  • Team Managment: No

Person Type:

  • Gets stuff done
  • Has leadership qualities
  • Resilient
  • Planner
  • Takes action
  • Resourceful
  • Motivates people and teams
  • Influences and persuades

Core Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Technology Project Management
  • Agile Project Management


  • SC (Security Clearance)


  • English

Systems and Tools they use:

  • Microsoft Project
  • Slack
  • Trello
  • Basecamp
  • Monday
  • MS Teams


  • 8 - 10 Years of Experience
  • Good Technical Knowledge
  • Technology + 1 - 2 industries

General Expertise:

  • Cloud
  • Data Centers
  • Data Warehousing
  • Database Migration
  • Delivery
  • Digital Commerce
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Firewalls
  • Integration & interfaces
  • Delivery
  • Management
  • Waterfall
  • Agile
  • 3rd Party management
  • Business change
  • Vendor Management
  • PMI
  • Prince2
  • MS Projects

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply here and our client will be in direct contact.

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