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Project Manager

At Inspera is hiring we're looking for a Project Manager to join our team.

Full-time · London or Remote (UK)

About us

Inspera is a well-funded, high-growth EdTech company operating with end-users in more than 160 countries. We are transforming the world of e-assessment, and at the forefront of developing new EdTech technologies with over 2 million submissions in 2020.

At Inspera, we value diversity. Over 60% of our staff are international, and we value the unique contributions, knowledge and know-how they bring to our organisation. Our success is based on a collaborative and dedicated team of talented individuals.

In December 2020 we opened a UK office in London to further develop our presence in the UK market and beyond. 

About you

As  Project Manager the primary work tasks will include, but not be limited to:

  • Manage projects in accordance with the Inspera Enterprise Project methodology, and apply other relevant industry best practices when appropriate
  • Develop relevant project documentation inline with the Inspera Enterprise project methodology
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with external customers and Internal stakeholders.
  • Responsible for working with Development teams to create realistic project plans and timelines, track and monitor progress of plans
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Identification and mitigation of risks and issues associated with the project
  • Coordinates Internal and external teams to ensure the project deliverables are met.
  • Communicates project status across all stakeholders
  • Maintains a high level of commercial awareness to ensure all projects are continually aligned to agreed specifications and identifying where additional funds may be required
  • Develops a sound awareness of the project deliverables
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the customer and all stakeholders
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Skills & Experience Required

  • Project management qualification or 5+ years experience in managing large and technologically complex projects to end customers is preferred.
  • Experience in working with (or in) academic institutions is preferred
  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation paying attention to detail.
  • Experience in managing a complex stakeholder environments
  • Experience of project management tools e.g. MSP
  • Understanding of different development methodologies including Agile, Waterfall
  • Experience using Atlassian Confluence and Jira would be an advantage
  • Passion, drive, energy, a sense of humour and a positive attitude are always a plus. 

We offer

We offer great development opportunities in a friendly work environment. You’ll have a high level of independence in the planning of your own work and tasks, and we want you to feel welcomed and recognised when you join our team.

• Possibility to contribute to change in the educational sector

• Fast paced and exciting environment in a growing scale-up company

• International work environment

• A full day of company updates and teamwork every quarter in Oslo (Online until Covid restrictions are lifted)

• Flexible working hours

• Competitive salary range between £30,000 and £50,000 

• Competitive benefits

• Brand new offices in central London or remote working

Location:

You will be working in a fast paced and diverse team of expert sales consultants, designers, project managers, assessment researchers, data scientists and engineers based at Inspera’s offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Aarhus and Timisoara.

Travel requirements

The main working location is our central London office, with the option to work from home as required. You should also estimate up to 30 travelling days a year for trips to other Inspera offices and for conferences and on site presentations to customers (Covid-19 permitting).

Please note, you must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom if offered this role. We are not able to sponsor a work visa or similar. Proof of your entitlement to live and work in the UK will be required prior to any offer being made.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact

Natalie Rickards

natalie.rickards@inspera.com

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Project Manager? Then we'd love to hear about you!

Closing date: 30th September 2021