Being a Senior Project Manager at Box UK

As a Senior Project Manager, you utilise your extensive skills and experience to lead, organise and motivate agile project teams in the timely and accurate delivery of software enterprise projects.

A strong communicator with the ability to collaborate and engage with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, you are able to drive results in dynamic environments, performing at a high level and fast pace to deliver on time and on budget, high quality outputs, from inception through to successful project completion.

In this role you will…

Engage with stakeholders

Identify, analyse and capture stakeholder interests to determine an agreed schedule of project requirements.

Establish and maintain strong, collaborative relationships with stakeholders, decision makers and executives, actively seeking and assessing feedback and adapting stakeholder management plans accordingly.

Develop communication plans to provide project stakeholders with clear, timely and relevant project information.

Manage Agile digital transformation projects

Plan, develop and consolidate high quality project documentation in line with project deliverables, capturing scope, scheduling, resourcing, budgets, risks, opportunities and quality requirements.

Develop project resource allocation plans, providing accurate forecasting of resource requirements.

Plan, control and accurately report on key project metrics including: financials, key risks and mitigation, status and forecasts.

Document accurate project and sprint activity, milestones, review points and critical events, monitoring progress and updating schedules accordingly.

Lead Agile project teams

Lead by example, empowering and inspiring the project delivery team and ensuring that trust, confidence and collaboration is maintained throughout the project delivery cycle.

Facilitate Agile stand-ups, demos, retrospectives and sprint-planning sessions with the project team and stakeholders, acting in a scrum master capacity.

Manage risks

Proactively identify, monitor and report on project risks (threats and opportunities), developing and implementing mitigation plans accordingly.

Manage process and improvements

Follow Box UK project management and agile software development best practices, with a focus on effective governance and project status transparency.

Champion continuous improvement initiatives.

Support company growth

Support the execution of Box UK strategic initiatives to achieve company growth ambitions and goals.

For this role the following skills are essential…

  • Interpersonal / communication skills: Excellent communication and active listening skills, with the ability to express yourself confidently and articulately, both orally and in writing. Able to build strong and effective, collaborative working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Analytical problem solver: Relishes in tackling complex problems through identifying information required and leveraging available resources to provide effective and creative solutions.
  • Team Player: Promotes collaboration within the team to collectively achieve goals and required outputs. Supports colleagues’ ideas and suggestions, challenging and
    expressing disagreement constructively and respectfully. Motivates and encourages others to deliver high quality outputs.
  • Influential: Persuasive and engaging, able to convey ideas, influence decisions and achieve ‘buy-in’ at all levels, both internally and with project stakeholders.
  • Decisive: Able to integrate logic, intuition and judgement to make sound decisions based on input from others, relevant data and feedback.
  • Innovative: open to different and alternative ways of doing things, developing and supporting the introduction of new and championing improved methods, processes, technologies and ways of working.
  • Organised: defines tasks and key milestones to achieve objectives, prioritising workload to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Flexible: willing and able to respond and adapt to changing circumstances and expectations readily.
  • Tenacious & Resilient: Driven to complete projects to a high standard whilst meeting required deadlines. Pushes themselves and their colleagues to deliver required outputs. Responds to setbacks with renewed and increased efforts; is persistent and remains positive in the face of challenge.

And you will also need…

Essential skills

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience managing software delivery projects in an agile environment.
  • Excellent client communication and management skills.
  • Motivated by, and able to motivate others, in achieving set goals or targets.
  • Enjoys taking responsibility for project delivery and managing risks.

Desirable skills

  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • Experience of working in an Agency or software development house environment would be advantageous.

And in return…

You will enjoy a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

We recognise that our success comes from the talent, passion and dedication of our team. Working collaboratively, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, reinforcing our culture of ownership. We understand the importance of personal growth and professional development and invest in the skills of our people to nurture their talent. Our working environment is fast-paced, exciting and fun to work in.

We are an inclusive employer that welcomes diversity, challenges discrimination and promotes equality. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic. 

Take a look at our other vacancies

Sounds like a good match? Why not apply...

    Your information will be processed in accordance with our privacy policy and will never be sold on.