We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Project Manager with a proven track record of delivering complex data and digital projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of data and digital projects, ensuring that they are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

The Role

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the planning, execution, and delivery of data and digital projects from start to finish.
  • Defining project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Developing and managing project schedules, budgets, and resources to ensure timely delivery of projects.
  • Managing project risks and issues, and develop contingency plans as required.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective communication channels with project stakeholders, including senior executives, project teams, and external partners and vendors.
  • Ensuring that project goals and objectives are clearly defined and communicated to project teams.
  • Monitoring project progress and reporting on status to stakeholders.
  • Ensuring that project documentation is maintained and updated throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Facilitating project meetings, including status updates, steering committees, and project reviews.
  • Providing leadership and guidance to project teams to ensure that projects are completed to the required quality standards.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including development, design, and data analysis, to ensure that projects are completed successfully.

The Person

As a senior Project Manager, you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Extensive experience in project management, with a focus on data and digital projects.
  • Experience in managing projects involving data warehousing, data integration, data analytics, and digital technologies such as web and mobile applications.
  • Experience of delivering projects on cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or other similar platforms.
  • Experience of delivering data analytics and visualization tools, such as Tableau, Power BI, or similar.
  • Strong project management skills, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and risk management.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate and guide project teams.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Project management certification (PMP or Prince2) is preferred.
  • Passionate about making Manchester United a leader in the digital and data space. 

Application Information

If you would like to join the team and be part of our mission, to win the United way, please submit your application by Tuesday 2nd May 2023.

Manchester United endeavour to respond to all job applications, however, please consider that we receive a high volume of applications, and this may not always possible.

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