Projects Manager

Projects Manager 

Looking for Passionate, people oriented, high performing team player with a great work ethic and above all a desire to learn and to succeed at whatever todays challenge might be…

About our Client

Our client is a young and dynamic educational and tutoring business; their focus is premium-quality academic tuition services for students applying to competitive UK universities.

2020 was the best in their 6-year history and in 2021 with a number of new investments they are planning to grow by more than 50%. 

As part of their strategy to help more students more often, they now need some first-class individuals to help them grow.

You will be responsible for designing, developing and project managing a world-class array of online educational products and courses.   

No day is the same in this varied role and it’s an exciting and demanding environment to be in- perfect if you like to rise to a challenge!  

What you’ll be doing: 

As the Projects Manager, you will be at the heart of the company’s Product development and upkeep.

This is the role for someone comfortable with spinning many plates. You can expect to:  

  • Take complete ownership of the products team, including full-time and freelance members
  • Project/manage refreshing and auditing of products from start to publication
  • Manage a tutor network of 500+ Oxbridge graduates in order to create books, online courses, lesson plans, question banks 
  • Maintaining budgets and key project points of product development from idea board to publication/launch
  • Building Knowledge of LaTex, wordpress, Word formatting and Dynamic content

About You: 

Naturally, you’ll have a practical, hands-on and flexible approach, and you’ll be a great team player and happy to throw yourself into a fast-paced environment.

They’re also looking for you to be: 

  • A proactive problem solver who isn’t fazed by multiple projects running simultaneously all at different stages 
  • Strong project management skills with an unwavering exemplary eye for detail at every stage of each project  
  • You’re able to make decisions with minimal supervision – they aren’t looking for someone to follow regimented rules but to use your judgement 
  • Good communicator and organiser – you’ll have to work across multiple brands and multiple teams 
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team, and to prioritise conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines 
  • Not a clock-watcher –You’ll be in the heart of the business which doesn’t just operate 9 to 5
  • Insatiable hunger to learn – You need to hit the ground running with solid operational experience but also want to develop and learn more as you progress
  • Be fully responsibly for your team – have your finger on the pulse constantly and know every team members’ responsibilities and the expectations

The Skills & Experience you’ll Need:  

  • 3+ years project management experience
  • 2+ years of managing a team of 4
  • Have an explicit eye for detail
  • Strives for excellence always
  • Have knowledge of existing university application resource support is beneficial 
  • Experience in keeping expenses and maintaining accounts annually
  • Previous experience working to a budget and reporting budget spends
  • Full proficiency in MS Word & Excel 

Why should you join our Client? 

  • The chance to progress and build a career in a company doubling in size every year for the last 4 years 
  • rapidly-growing company with an international presence, innovative outlook and a strong market position 
  • An inspiring and positive environment, working alongside talented, friendly and passionate people 
  • Celebrate your success – free lunches (in partnership with Deliveroo!) after successful weeks for the whole company 
  • Free Coffee & Ice Cream in office – eat & drink to your heart’s desire 
  • Weekly Mentoring by some of the brightest minds in the country 
  • We love Education! Daily Dedicated protected study time, an office library, paid study leave and formal training 
  • Annual Company Paid holidays - Caribbean Cruise/Ski Trip 

Job Summary: 

Role Scope: Full time position with progression opportunity to Head of Products. 

Pay: £30,000 - £37,000 

Bonuses: Uncapped performance-linked bonus, team events, perks and fully paid holidays (Alps Ski Trip, Caribbean Cruise) 

Location: Milton Keynes office; Normal hours 10AM – 6PM; Monday – Friday.

Flexible working options available 

Job Duration: Full-time, Recruitment on a rolling basis 

How to Apply

Please attach your CV & covering letter to  to link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £30k - 37k per year
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Education
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: UA11
  • Posted: 2021-01-29 16:52:41 -

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