Junior Business Solutions Project Manager

Postgraduate degree
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Permanent and Contract Opportunity

With the growth of the EMEA Practice we are now looking to expand our Project Management Office and are looking to recruit a junior Project Manager to join our Operations team. This person will will work closely with project sponsors, stakeholders and IT to drive the successful execution of critical, complex and business driven initiatives.

The suitable candidate will be a people person, enthusiastic to improve the flow of our business, will provide leadership, but will be able to work with more senior and junior stakeholders through all phases of the program / project lifecycle. The Project Manager will also ensure project scope, schedule, quality, and benefits are adequately defined and delivered.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Document and present user and project requirements, tasks and milestones in manner easy to understand by the various stakeholders

  • Plan and drive execution of initiatives in partnership with internal and cross functional teams.

    • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

    • Develop project charters / scope definitions / requirements, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

    • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs

  • Leverage subject matter expertise in driving conversations and/or influencing decisions/direction with Business, Technology, and functional partners.

    • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors, and coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

  • Identify priorities and manage multiple workstreams coordinating activities across departments ensuring deliverables are tracked in line with due dates.

  • Identify creative and timely solutions to key challenges while motivating the project teams to complete critical tasks.

  • Track project progress and report effectively on status, blockers, and changes. Accountable for creating, maintaining, and communicating schedules, scorecards, and plans.

  • Track resourcing of projects and drive resource balancing between different program priorities.

  • Manage, analyze, track, and escalate project risks, issues, and dependencies as well as chair regular review meetings.

Skills Required:

  • You love to be a project manager and have worked complex large-scale project with multiple stakeholders.

  • You are execution focused and able to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects and workstreams simultaneously.

  • You have strong partnership record and ability to build business relationships throughout the organization to foster respect and teamwork with internal and external partners.

  • You can act independently, demonstrate leadership, and take initiative but work equally well within a dynamic and fast paced team environment.

  • You are able to adapt within a changing environment and stay self-motivated in order to achieve targets and deliverables.

  • You are intellectually curious curious, pro-active, and comfortable challenging the status quo; you are not afraid to ask questions and make proposals to solve problems.

  • You know how to create reports, analyses or scorecards for the management team and have strong verbal and written presentation skills.

  • You have at a minimum a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and ideally PMP / PRINCE II certification as a plus

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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