Project Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Admin, Secretarial
South East
£40,500 per annum
Salary Description:
£40500 Per Annum
Job Ref:

Project Manager - £40,500 - Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh

About Us

We are Utilita - the 9th biggest energy provider, and we supply gas and electricity, predominantly to the pre-payment market - we want to give our customers a fairer deal. We supply to both the domestic and business markets and have seen impressive growth this past year. Increasing our customer base to over 650,000 and growing to in excess of 2000 staff.

We have recently won a string of awards, including Best Smart Meter Experience and Best App in the uSwitch Awards, also getting 6th place for customer satisfaction, and our impressive growth won us a local Business Award. We have been named as One To Watch in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies To Work For and were ranked 5th in the annual Which? customer satisfaction survey for energy suppliers.

What You'll Be Doing as Project Manager

As a Project Manager here at Utilita you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of several critical projects. Helping you achieve this will be a team of Junior Project Managers who will directly report to you; Business Analysts and Projects Assistants. You will be expected to formulate weekly reports to the Programme Manager on the status of your projects and escalate any risks to their delivery.

You will oversee your own workload effectively, according to business priority, and manage projects so they remain in scope and agreed timescales. This role requires you to manage internal and external stakeholders effectively; as part of this you will be expected to chair meetings, hold workshops and present to the wider business on critical changes. You may also be asked to attend industry meetings and forums on behalf of Utilita.

- Lead the successful delivery of projects
- Manage a team of Junior Project Managers
- Ensure key milestones are hit on all projects
- Report weekly to the Programme Manager on project progress and any risks
- Effectively manage stakeholders
- Plan and assign appropriate resources to work on projects to achieve their requirements

What We're Looking for In the Project Manager

- A highly motivated Project Manager with several years' experience in delivering large projects within Energy or a similar fast-paced industry.
- You will hold a current PRINCE2 Practitioner qualification as a minimum and will have preferably used this methodology in conjunction with Agile or another similar project management style.
- An effective communicator through a variety of mediums, you will have been responsible for managing your workload and those of others previously.
- The ideal candidate would be a confident, organised, adaptable individual with proven skills and a track record of having been involved in numerous successful implementations of varying scale.
- Desirable skills are: excellent stakeholder management, experience using project management software packages and experience of working within a corporate environment

If you're interested in applying for the Project Manager, please apply today by submitting your CV.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01962850058
Contact: Kate Hopgood

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