Project Manager

Warrington, Cheshire
22 Sep 2020
22 Oct 2020
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Brookson Group have transformed from a small Warrington based accountancy firm back in 1995 to the multi-faceted business it is today. Brookson was set up with the vision of creating an accountancy company with a difference – a company passionate about meeting the needs of their customers through innovation and personal attention.
Here at Brookson, we’ve always believed that there must be a better way. And, by revolutionising professional services for the changing world of work, we’ve an ongoing commitment to finding it. Down-to-earth, passionate and 100% genuine, our creative and adaptable approach to work means that we’ve a warm, welcoming culture which fosters career development and innovative thinking.
As part of our strategic development and continued improvement of our platform business. We are looking for an experienced, pragmatic Project Manager who is proactive and tactical in their approach.
You will need to be a self-starter who has a passion for problem solving as well as influence and drive change. As Project Manager, will manage pivotal tech centric projects to maximise Brookson’s technology capabilities and business processes
We are looking for a Project Manager who is Prince 2 qualified and has solid experience working as a BA prior to developing their career into project management. You will need proven experience in leading and managing across all aspects of a project including impacts on Data, Business Processes, People impacts, Testing, Legislation and Technology.

What you will do

  • Define the scope & deliverables of the projects to meet the specified objectives and success factors
  • Create detailed work plans, identifying & sequencing the activities needed to successfully complete the projects
  • Determine the structure & manage the resources (time, money, equipment, people, skills etc.) required to complete the project in line with the plan
  • Complete initial assessments to define risks & assumptions that may affect the overall plans
  • Manage internal & external resources and stakeholders to ensure the projects are executed efficiently & according to plan
  • Set up & maintain records and reporting to ensure the projects follow required governance standards & quality checks
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and monitor & report the progress of the projects against the plans, making adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the projects
  • Monitor & control all spend within agreed budgets, maintaining accurate financial reporting
  • Maintain a log of all risks & issues & ensure these are managed appropriately to avoid impact on quality, time & cost

The ideal candidate will have

  • 3-5 years Project Management experience
  • Prince 2 qualification
  • Prior experience of working in a tech driven company
  • Prior experience of working as a BA
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Critical thinking and excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate

What Brookson can offer you

  • Annual bonus scheme
  • 5% company pension contribution
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Birthday day off
  • Buy and Sell holiday scheme
  • Life Assurance policy
  • Health Care cover
  • Travel Insurance cover
  • Free Financial Advice
  • Study Support