Senior Project Manager - Brighton and Hove

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Active since 04-04-2018 Job category Project management
Location Brighton and Hove Level Senior Management
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 37 Salary Competitive
Company Details

Brightwave, the leading global provider of learning content, products and services, is looking for an experienced digital project manager to join the team.

Brightwave holds a unique position in the market and its brand has been built on its core values of quality, innovation and creativity. Our clients come to us because they know we're experts in learning. Our people are passionate about being part of an award-winning learning agency that looks different to any other. We are looking for people who share that passion.

We pride ourselves in employing the very best people in the industry and in having created a hugely enjoyable and rewarding working environment.

Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join one of our bespoke learning solutions production teams.

As a Senior Project Manager, you'll manage multiple projects (£100k-£500k) concurrently, working closely with a team of passionate specialists. You'll understand our business inside out and help guide our customers every step of the way, carefully balancing their expectations with their budget and the timelines. You'll be able to foster great, lasting relationships with our clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our growing, market-leading business and to play a key role in our success. Working in a dynamic environment, this role has strong potential for growth, responsibility, and over achievement.

About You
You're a highly experienced, skilled and enthusiastic project manager, happy to work in a fast-moving environment at a senior level, probably within the digital production sector already. You are passionate about getting the very best from your team, as well as delighting customers at every stage of a project. You are confident in making the tough calls when you need to. You are looking for the next opportunity to grow and develop your already successful career in project management.

Primary responsibilities

You will:

  • Be responsible for managing the design, development and delivery of bespoke e-learning solutions, usually with the support of a project co-ordinator.
  • Actively manage clients so that project time, budget and quality targets are met whilst building client trust and satisfaction and developing long term relationships that deliver repeat business.
  • Achieve agreed revenue targets and provide accurate forecasting and progress reports along the way.
  • Work effectively with the sales teams on proposals and pitches where necessary; in particular taking a leading role in bids for any projects in your team.
  • Be able to travel (mainly within the UK) as required to meet the demands of the role.

Skills / Experience

You will have:

  • Experience of managing the successful implementation of concurrent digital and online projects from pre-sales and initial specification through to completion (£100K+) in a B2B environment.
  • Excellent face-to-face and written communication skills combined with exceptional people-skills which allow you to work confidently with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong commercial awareness and ability to understand a project's business drivers.
  • A genuine and enthusiastic interest in technology-based learning and performance support.
  • An understanding of agile and of waterfall PM methodologies and the ability to use the best of each

Additional Details

Working at Brightwave includes the following advantages:

  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Real opportunities to develop your career
  • A company that values innovation and creativity
  • Brilliant people who are great to work with
  • Fantastic offices right by Brighton station
  • Attractive flexible voluntary benefits

Salary          Competitive

Attendance   Full-Time

How to Apply

If this is just the opportunity you are looking for then we would love to hear from you. It's easy - simply submit your CV and a cover letter through our recruitment hub. Please indicate your salary expectations in your cover letter.

We are keen to get you on board as soon as possible and will start reviewing applications upon receipt - so please dont delay in submitting as we may appoint before closing date.

Strictly no agencies



More information
This listing is a full-time job

Job category Project management
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region South East
Keywords E-Learning

Contact information

Name Yontita Smith