Senior Project Manager & PMO Manager

You'll be a strong and experienced project professional who is passionate about delivering a great product and would be excited by the challenges associated with a wide range of strategic projects.
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Who we are

The Workshop is a tech company that develops intuitive software for the online gaming industry. Our motto is to move “Fearlessly Forward” together. Cooperative innovation is at the center of everything we do – from our games, new products and technologies, to how we collaborate and share inspiration with one another.

What we believe

We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes. Our forte lies in the diversity of our skills – and that comes from the diversity of our people.

Our commitment to you

The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace, where we all learn together, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof), and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a friendly, supportive working environment for all. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and enjoy the support to move Fearlessly Forward.

What you'll do

  • Project manage a range of projects, with ownership of the entire project life cycle from inception to deployment and post-deployment support
  • Manage a portfolio reporting tool ensuring its accurate and useful completion and report generation
  • Be able to work with and challenge project and programme managers on their inputs of the tool
  • Be the expert user of the tool for the organisation
  • Have a knowledge of how to produce management summaries from reporting and highlighting key areas of concern
  • Experienced with resource mgmt. capacity and tracking through enterprise tools
  • Have an exposure to project finance processes
  • Have delivered projects using an Agile methodology whilst being able to integrate with business roadmaps and planning
  • Work with key stakeholders and other project managers within the organisation to establish overall project plan, milestones, and timelines
  • Capture and actively manage risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, and decisions in an organised, structured, and coherent way - escalating risks where necessary
  • Ensure that impacted teams are involved and informed as early as possible in the project management process
  • Proactively disseminate project information to all stakeholders
  • Report weekly to stakeholders or the Steering Committee as appropriate on project progress, risks and issues to ensure the project’s overall direction and integrity - proactively managing sponsor and stakeholder expectations
  • Direct and motivate project teams by demonstrating effective leadership skills, ensuring commitments are being upheld
  • Input into the effective setup and running of an effective PMO
  • Set up and maintain good governance structures within project and programme delivery
  • Take ownership and responsibility for delivery of special or confidential projects/ initiatives

What you'll bring

  • Strong project management experience, using different delivery methodologies (Prince2, Waterfall, Agile etc.)
  • A self-starter attitude, with proven ability to work in an unstructured environment
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience presenting to C-Suite execs
  • Tiptop organisational skills and a proven ability to proactively manage time effectively when handling multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven PMO skills as a central part of a previous role
  • Excellent communication skills including good, active listening skills when interacting with a wide range of stakeholders from senior management through to SME (Subject Matter Experts)/ development and corporate departments
  • A proven ability to prioritise based upon changing pressures
  • A persuasive, confident and diplomatic manner and a self-starter who can use initiative, without needing to be micromanaged
  • Proven experience working on IT and business-change projects
  • Experience working with PMO tools
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Fluent English, both written and verbal. Other languages will be an advantage.
  • A willingness to travel on an ad-hoc basis
  • A project management qualification (PMI/Prince 2/ITL/Agile, MSP - preferred)
  • A mature, rational, and objective approach to tasks
  • Excellent knowledge and proficiency in MS Office
  • Passion for the technology industry

What's in it for you

  • Inspiring and fulfilling work at an innovative and values-driven company creating cutting-edge tech
  • Attractive salary and customisable benefits package
  • Flexible working hours and ways of working
  • Contemporary and accessible office environments with a range of workplace perks
  • Six weeks’ paid leave for every four years of service
  • Relocation package for you and your family including soft-landing package services to help you settle in (applicable in Spain, if you are moving from a different city/country)
  • Being part of a team with a forward-looking, international mindset and agile working practices
  • A friendly, inclusive and multicultural environment (we are made up of over 35 nationalities, speaking almost 30 languages)
  • Wellbeing programmes, learning and personal growth opportunities
  • A range of employee events throughout the year, including team building activities, Learning Labs, Hackathons and Designathons
  • Opportunities to shape the tech community within and outside of the company, through mentoring and knowledge-sharing
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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.

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