We're looking for an exceptional Lead Project Manager with significant experience.

You must have a proven track record of delivering successful digital transformation projects with large scale and well-known brands.

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be part of a high-energy team and lead innovative digital transformation projects for some of our largest, most ambitious clients.

You can work remotely, or be based in our London or Bristol office for some of the week if preferred.

About Us

We are Reading Room, an award-winning digital consultancy and part of the Fat Media Group, which includes global market research business - RONIN International, and digital marketing agency - Fat Media.  

For over 20 years, we have been helping businesses to solve problems and unlock value for their users. 

Bridging the gaps between strategy, design, and technical thinking, we deliver bespoke digital solutions that improve the way people experience technology. 

We passionately believe in placing the user at the centre of every strategy, even if this means challenging convention. This candid, jargon-free approach has led us to build trusted, long-standing relationships with our clients. 

Our impressive portfolio spans public sector brands such as NHS, Health Education England and MHRA, to membership organisations like British Safety Council, Unite the Union, UK Coaching and FIGO, to charities such as Mates in Mind and Teenage Cancer Trust and commercial enterprises, including Royal Mail MarketReach, Countryside Properties, Hill Group, BMI and Circle Healthcare – to name just a few.   

About the Role

As a Lead Project Manager, you will work closely with our multi-disciplined, technology-agnostic delivery teams and play a key role in managing the relationship between the business and our clients. 

You will be comfortable leading and coaching a range of Agile and Lean tools and techniques, with excellent stakeholder management skills.  

You must be strategic, a quick thinker, a problem solver, and a motivator. You will always have your thoughts on forward planning, forecasting, and road-mapping. We manage all our projects in Jira and Confluence, so advanced knowledge of these platforms is expected. 

Although we have adapted to meet a hybrid home/office working pattern, as the lead on large and complex projects, you will be expected from time to time to travel and meet with clients at their offices across the UK.  

Salary: £45k - £60k DOE 

Company Benefits 

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) 
  • A salary sacrifice pension 
  • Free drinks on a Friday 
  • Free fruit and breakfast 
  • Free tea, coffee and juice 
  • Retail and gym discounts 
  • Online GP and wellbeing services 
  • A whole host of social events throughout the year 
  • Free eye tests and annual flu jabs 

About You 

You will have a minimum of 8 years’ experience working in a similarly high-profile role. You will have impressive brands on your CV that demonstrate your ability to deliver agency or client-side projects.  

You’ll be qualified in Agile and have experience as a Scrum Master. In addition, you will have the aptitude to flex delivery, when required, to manage hybrid projects bound by cost, time, or both. You will, however, always champion a high-quality approach to everything we deliver.  

Demonstrable experience: 

  • You will have the cognitive skills to lead highly technical and complex projects 
  • You will have the ability to interpret complex technical work and communicate in lay terms to non-technical client-side stakeholders  
  • Agile qualified 
  • You will have extensive experience in the role of Scrum Master 
  • Excellent documentation and advanced written communication skills 
  • Superb interpersonal skills and a team player  
  • Deep understanding of the role that client commercial requirements play in the project process 
  • Demonstrable experience in risk management and mitigation 

Nice to have: 

  • Experience of large-scale digital transformation projects delivered via Sitecore, Kentico, Umbraco and Drupal CMS.  
  • Ability to deliver agile coaching to up-skill client-side teams 

 

Interested? We’d love to hear from you. 

Please be aware that we receive a wealth of applications for our vacancies and if you have not heard from us with 2 weeks of the closing date then your application has been unsuccessful.  

We reserve the right to close this application before the closing date.