Project Manager (UK001PX/PM)

We are

Proversity was born out of a passion to leverage the disruptive power of digital learning to transform individuals and organisations, globally. With offices in London, Boston and Cape Town, and delivering courses to 100,000+ learners in over 165 countries, our vision is to become the global leader in digital learning. We partner with Higher Education, Government and Enterprise to create bespoke and engaging digital learning experiences. Working with our partners, we provide world-class instructional design, digital content production, technology build, project management and learner support services.

It’s a hugely exciting time to join the team at Proversity, we’re delivering ambitious projects with world-leading partners such as the University of Oxford, Teach First, the Cabinet Office, the Government of Dubai and The Royal Artillery to name but a few. We've created a name for ourselves in the EdTech space, having been voted 'Top 20 2017 UK EdTech startups to watch', '2016 HRTech to watch', and '2015 UK EdTech company of the year'. We are experiencing an exciting period of growth having secured recent investment and several significant client wins.

We need you

We are seeking exceptional and driven Project Managers (PMs) to help us deliver world-class service and sector-leading digital products to our portfolio of global clients. As a PM you will play a critical role in managing delivery of projects and maintaining & growing client relationships. Time management skills and the ability to bring order to an ambiguous and fluid environment is key to the role.

To succeed in this role, you will be an exceptional communicator with a reputation for building meaningful, trusting relationships with world-class clients. You will be a strategic thinker and have strong problem-solving skills. You must have 2+ years experience working in professional services, proven experience managing a team, and 2 years proven experience in a related role (e.g. Project Delivery, Account Management, Relationship Management). Client travel will be required across the UK and Europe.

To do:

Project management:

  • Deliver projects on time and in budget through digital PM tools
  • Continuously Improve on your deliverables
  • Present weekly updates and monthly reports on client accounts to Client Success Managers & Account Directors
  • Drive improvement in delivery effectiveness and efficiency

Managing key client accounts:

  • Partner with a portfolio of global clients
  • Manage the seamless delivery of our products and exceptional client service
  • Prepare monthly reports on account status and manage project budgets
  • Drive further business opportunities with existing partners

Support business development:

  • Collaborate with Client Success Manager to identify and drive opportunities
  • Work with the Client Success Manager on strategic projects and improvement initiatives
  • Support sales team up-sell or cross-sell services and products
  • Study competition to find new ways to attract and retain clients
  • Represent Proversity at conferences, events or other marketing opportunities

You’ll need to be good at

  • People/Services management, especially with a geographically spread project teams
  • Developing trusted advisor relationships
  • Juggling multiple projects/clients/stakeholders at a time
  • Maintaining a sharp attention to detail
  • Working across with multidisciplinary teams
  • Driving continuous improvement in the quality of products and service
  • Understanding of Learning Management Systems such as Edx and SABA

And enjoy

Being part of a rapidly growing company, change, and the ability to adapt to change, is inherently part of our culture.
  • Being dynamic and fast-paced; ultimately, we make things happen
  • Making smart decisions that build a sustainable future for us and our partners
  • Being collaborative, co-creating engaging learning experiences together
  • Keeping things straightforward, grounded in integrity, simplicity and fairness
  • Being invested; using our shared passions to achieve outcomes and impact

In return, we’ll give you

The opportunity to join a passionate and motivated team with great opportunity for professional growth. You’ll have the chance to shape your own career path and to help steer Proversity’s exciting evolution.

The detail

  • Area: UK and South Africa
  • Education level: Undergraduate Degree
  • City: London (Oxford) - Cape Town (client dependant)
  • Compensation: Competitive

Interested?

Please send us your CV and cover letter to apply@proversity.org and include UK001PX in the subject line.