Project Management Coach

Employer
Multiverse
Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
2 Aug 2021

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Sector
IT
Job Function
Project Manager

Job Details

We are Multiverse, a tech startup on a mission and one of the fastest growing companies in Europe. We’re building an outstanding alternative to university and corporate training, to develop a diverse group of future leaders. Our unique apprenticeships serve as an alternative to the traditional college and university system. Our impact focuses on three primary areas: measuring potential beyond academics to recruit apprentices, delivering world-class job-focused training via applied learning programs, and helping diverse groups of young people build social capital and strong networks through a thriving community both on and offline.

In Europe we are expanding rapidly and already work with over 300 clients including Facebook, Morgan Stanley, KPMG, Kantar, Citi and Microsoft.

2021 is going to be big

As a company we have big plans, to continue our expansion and growth in the U.K., but also launching our programmes in the US. We want to build an iconic company that becomes one of the great European businesses of our generation.

To kick start the year we announced our Series B funding round. At $44 million, it’s the largest venture raise from a UK EdTech company in history. The round, which was led by General Catalyst, also features GV (Google Ventures), and includes Audacious Ventures, Latitude and SemperVirens. Index Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners, who contributed to a $16 million Series A investment last year, also participated in the round.

We have also taken a bold step forward by changing our name from WhiteHat to Multiverse. The inspiration for WhiteHat came from computer hacking for good. While we spent four successful years hacking the system, we were only just getting started. Inspired by the theory that there’s an infinite number of alternative universes, our new name, Multiverse, communicates our belief in launching limitless possibilities.

Requirements

You’ll help define how the world approaches education and careers.

We are looking for a Project Management Coach to train, coach and facilitate learning experiences for your apprentices throughout their 18 month journey on the apprenticeship, turning them into the next generation of changemakers.

You’ll be helping us achieve our bigger target by building a business which can match non-graduate talent with apprenticeship opportunities at some of the UK's most exciting companies.

Your role will involve delivering a mixture of group workshops and webinars plus one to one coaching sessions, and supporting apprentices across incredibly exciting businesses to grow in confidence as aspiring project managers.

The Team?

Our coaching team is an incredible mix of industry experts and former teachers bringing a blend of teaching and facilitation expertise and recent practical experience to ensure apprentices benefit from learning how to apply the theoretical into practical applied learning. The team is a mix of former: project managers, product managers, management consultants and teachers.

What does the programme I would be teaching look like?

Great question! You will be delivering the Level 4 Project Management Apprenticeship Qualification.

What you bring

  • You have demonstrable experience of recent project delivery and can bring to life a range of experiences to showcase project management concepts
  • You are completely passionate about developing professionals and love thinking through the detail of how to deliver an effective learning experience
  • You are a player-coach: you can provide guidance, support and encouragement harnessing your experience to support people to kick start their career in project management
  • Either experience in teaching, coaching or mentoring staff - or a strong desire to develop your career in this way
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas and concepts into well sequenced and manageable steps
  • You believe in the principles of applied learning: it’s all about developing the knowledge, skills and behaviours in a way that can be used in a real context, straightaway
  • Great hustle - we are a startup business with big ambitions, so we are looking for people who are excited to be part of the journey, and excited to play your part in delivering on the mission.

Benefits

What’s in it for you?

  • 27 days holiday (3 days are used for our December company switch off)
  • 1 Life Event Day (can be for your birthday, moving house, getting a puppy...)
  • 1 Volunteer Day to support a charitable cause
  • Private Medical Insurance with Bupa
  • Medical cash back scheme with Medicash
  • Life Insurance with YuLife
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Spill, all in one mental health support
  • Employer pension contributions of 3% on capped pensionable earnings
  • Socials and more!!

Inclusion is at the heart of our social mission. As such, we've launched a 3 pillar Inclusion & Diversity strategy encompassing recruitment, development and culture so that we're intentional about inclusion as we grow. Yes, we're an equal opportunities employer committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status, but it goes so much further than that. We value difference and we're dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for every staff member and our apprentice community.

Covid-19 and hiring

As we navigate through this pandemic together, we want to reassure you that keeping candidates and our employees safe is of paramount importance to us. That’s why the entire recruitment process will take place remotely, using phone and video calls (usually zoom). For successful candidates who end up being hired, we always ensure a safe, engaging and (for the time being) a remote onboarding experience. We also take care to make sure all of your equipment will be sent to you by courier, so you are ready for your first day.

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