Project Manager

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Title:  Project Manager
Location: UK Remote Working
Contract: Permanent 

About Avado
Here at Avado, we believe in unlocking potential and changing lives. We are a professional academy that helps people and companies transform and grow through interactive learning experiences in data, finance, people, technology, and marketing. Our connected learning approach combines deep expertise, collaborative learning, scalable technology, and award-winning learning design to deliver learner experiences for people who want real change. 

Who we need
Our Business Transformation Director is looking for someone who wants to focus on managing & delivering projects that bring true change to an organisation. You’ll be part of our Business Transformation team, who are leading the organisation on our strategic transformation roadmap.

What you’ll do 
To be successful in the role you will be accountable for:
• Setting up, owning, and driving the project plan for our transformation projects
• Ensuring all project tasks and milestones are achieved on time and to quality
• Facilitating project meetings to ensure clear direction, outcomes, and actions
• Working collaboratively with our technical teams to ensure they understand scope, test, and sign off when the solution has been developed
• Embedding the change within the business to ensure the value delivered is realised
• Setting metrics, we want to achieve at the start of the project and measure how we’re doing against them post implementation
• Managing relationships with key stakeholders, running regular stand-up meetings and ensuring communication is timely and accurate
• Raising any risks on projects and escalating as needed to the project sponsor

What we’re looking for 
• A proactive and experienced driver of change within a business
• A knack for finding the right solution to complex issues
• Fantastic communication skills – being transparent is part of your make up
• An understanding of an agile mindset and agile delivery models
• Passionate about life-long learning and what AVADO are doing
• Taking ownership over solving problems – you’ll see a problem right through to the end

And… just for being here, we offer you a culture that’s created and nurtured by super smart people and underpinned by our Values. Our Values of Accountability, Ambition, Care, Empowerment and Transparency were created for our people, by our people; they guide our thinking, decisions, and actions, creating a truly unique place to work. You will also get a chance to be at the forefront of digital transformation and professional growth, enviable workspaces, serious personal development opportunity and a few nice job-related and lifestyle perks.

What you’ll get
• Lots of autonomy to run large change projects from start to finish
• Growth within your role to take a lead on strategic work
• The opportunity to build your career in any direction you like

Lots of benefits including
• Holidays – 34 days (25 days plus 8 bank public holidays plus birthday off)
• Life assurance
• Ride to work scheme
• Pension
• Great work life balance through flexi working/remote working
• Avado learning days
• Wellness and fitness (Mindfulness and yoga)

A few more things about us
• We’re proud of what we’re doing and relentless in doing the right thing. In addition to this, we can offer you:
• A home in our growing, ambitious team, whose sharp focus is growing the future skills of the workplace.
• The opportunity to truly own and be responsible for making great things happen, making a real difference and working with some of the world’s leading brands.
• A fast and furious, exciting place to be with real challenge and a meaningful opportunity  

And we’re highly inclusive….
Avado is one of those rare places where anyone from anywhere with any background or experience is free to come and do their very best work. We believe in the diversity of thought, as that’s what helps us help our customers and learners – whether investing in their own development, or having their employer invest for them. Equality, diversity and inclusion are values that are critical to our success; come and see for yourself.  

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks & Benefits

  • Learning📚

    Being part of Avado means you can choose to study any of our courses.

    We also host regular 'Learning Days'.
    We have an incredible amount of expertise and talent across the business, so we want to spend time sharing, learning from each other, and celebrating it!

  • Work Life Balance ⚖

    We pride ourselves on our flexible working culture including remote working

  • Wellness & Fitness 🏋🏿

    We offer a mental health support line, weekly mindfulness sessions and daily yoga classes!

  • Holiday 🌴

    We feel that time off is very important so at Avado you get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday (and your birthday off too!)

  • Enhanced Maternity 🐣

    We know this is an important time for you, so we offer that extra support with enhanced maternity pay

  • Cycle to Work 🚲

    A cycle scheme that allows employees to purchase a bicycle and equipment up to a limit of £1,000

Workplace & Culture

Our culture balances the support and structure of an established business, with a pace and adaptive environment more akin to a start up. We trust our people as adults to bring their entire self to what they do and to own the ‘how’ and ‘where’ of their work.

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