We're looking for a talented Project Manager, with a keen interest in technology and software to bring a fresh perspective and enthusiasm to this client-facing role. If you’re looking to be part of a high-energy team, this is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to deliver exciting and innovative digital projects for our portfolio of ambitious clients.

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.
  • A whole host of social events throughout the year.
  • Free Eye Tests and Annual Flu Jabs.

About the role:

As a 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the client relationship and providing effective service delivery.
  • Ensuring project documentation is maintained to a high standard.
  • Measuring and reporting on delivery performance and profitability.
  • Working closely with clients to capture functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Working closely and maintaining good relationships within the wider internal teams.
  • Running client workshops and training.
  • Ensuring that everything we deliver to the client is of high quality.
  • Identifying improvements to the development and delivery processes.
  • Ongoing project reporting to both the client and the business with early identification of risks, and clear escalation of issues for resolution.

About you:

Our Project Managers represent the business, and as such need to show confidence, openness, creativity, empathy, and a desire to innovate and create long term relationships with our clients, both as individuals and organisations.Working closely with multi-disciplined, technology-agnostic delivery teams, you will be the main point of contact with the client, so excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills are required.

Demonstrable experience:

  • The use of various project management methodologies and the delivery of a range of small to large scale digital platforms and services using a variety of technologies.
  • Use of project management tools, such as MS Project, Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.
  • Superb interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand complex development challenges the explain to clients of mixed technical or digital attainment
  • Understanding of commercial requirements.
  • Demonstrable experience in risk management and mitigation.

Nice to have:

  • Proven ability to run agile projects.
  • Reading Room has successfully delivered many central government and public sector contracts (including NHS); they remain key verticals in our business model. As such, experience of solutioning public sector projects to Government Digital Standards (GDS) and or NHS Digital Guidelines will be considered favourably.