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Project Manager Job Overview

We are hiring a Consultant Project Manager to join our Leeds team.

Our mission is to work in close partnership with our customers by offering the best project leadership and analysis service to enable them to achieve and deliver their business goals.

At Perform Partners we all have an entrepreneurial mindset, we are experts in our fields but also have the aptitude to step out of that box to assist others to get the best job done. We deliver quality outcomes for our customers not as individuals but as a team. Always.

Our core product is our people, we provide the best training and diverse experiences to maximise your development and achieve your potential, keeping you highly motivated and enjoying what you do.

We put the Customer at the heart of everything we do, going above and beyond to exceed our customer’s expectations. We embrace the customers’ culture and ways of working, and what drives them, enabling us to fully understand where our delivery fully realises all positive customer outcomes.

Ability to work in UK, both remote or on customer sites when required.

As part of the Project Delivery function, we expect:

  • Project Manager – Minimum of 2 years’ demonstratable experience as a Project Manager, preferably B2B.
  • Senior Project Manager- Minimum 5 years demonstratable experience as Project Manager with line management experience
  • Set and Manage project goals aligned to customer needs
  • Customer alignment – Ability to understand your customers motivations.
  • Customer Champion – Customer focussed and aligned to customers business goals
  • Risk and Issue Management using recognised techniques and standards.
  • Strong planning and delivery execution skills.
  • Ability to adapt and be effective to changing situations.
  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall.
  • Ability to keep team focussed on customer deliverables to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Be part of a team and able to lead a team.
  • Commercial and business acumen, ability to attune to customers priorities.
  • Strong delivery competency and experience in latest delivery techniques.
  • Clear, effective management of delivery expectations to multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent reporting skills.
  • Experience of understanding complex information to convey concise communication to non-technical stakeholders without jargon.
  • Proven ability to set milestones and deliver successful customer outcomes.
  • Ability to matrix manage remote teams.
  • Self-motivated, able to work without supervision.
  • Provide valuable input to establish and expand project delivery policies, methods and practices across peer group and wider business.
  • Experience of any Cloud, CX / UX focussed projects desirable but not essential.
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Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Consultancy Services that always focus on customer value. Always approach your work with Passion and Integrity.
  • Always understand a customer’s Why. Communicate clearly and deliver The best outcome for the customer every time.
  • Always be a positive team influence.  Share ideas, learn new skills & collaborate. Team Success is a shared experience, everyone takes collective responsibility to ensure the customer always receives the best outcome.

Customer Focus:

  • Listen to the customers why – Capture and understand the customer’s requirements, elicit what’s required, and understand potential other needs through deeper understanding
  • Be Customer champion – When we engage with customers, we put ourselves in that business, understanding what makes it tick and how it works both culturally and organisationally. By doing so we can deliver the best approach for the customer
  • Prioritise against customer priorities. Customers are at our heart; we deliver what the customer needs through honest and strong working relationships. A customer may want something but after analysis may not need it, we should always talk to our customers openly about what alternatives are on the table.
  • Always provide options, we don’t use the word ‘cant’, there is always a plan B
  • Communicate – Keeping close to customers is key to our success, build strong working relationships to ensure we have an understanding at all business levels
  • Adaptive – if you have other skills and experience beyond your prescribed role and that will help the customer don’t be afraid to use them if it helps to achieve the customers’ goals

Team focus:

  • The ability to be effective in a team is essential. We can be working with a customer individually or within a team, but the team mindset should always be there.
  • Use your colleagues, to validate your work, increase your experience and develop your understanding – we have a strong ethos on shared learning experiences. We promote internal and external forums to share experiences and develop knowledge
  • Lead and contribute, we are only as strong as our weakest link, we should always strive to mentor and develop others where we can.
  • Take ownership – we are strong believers in our colleagues owning your development, we can coach and train you, but only you can be responsible for your development.

Benefits:

Location:

  • Leeds – Flexible working arrangements with the requirement to work from one of the Perform Partners offices in Leeds City Centre & Horsforth when required. Travel to and occasional working from a designated customer or prospective customers’ place of business may also be required.

How to apply:

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