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Project Manager
 
Title: Project Manager
Category: Other
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £30,001.00 - £40,000.00
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Description:
About the role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our English Language Teaching (ELT) group for an experienced Publishing Project Manager.

Working within the Production team, you will be accountable for ensuring the delivery of a number of courses, from Cambridge’s globally renowned catalogue, to specification, deadline and budget. You will lead on the production stages of both print and digital products, taking them from an idea, to a final product that will give customers around the World the gift of the English language.

You will ensure that projects are specified and built to ELT policies, workflows and guidelines set within budget parameters. To do this, you will understand project management methodology including waterfall and Agile. You will also be familiar with and regularly use project management tools. The role will also entail reporting on progress to managers and other interested stakeholders.

About You:

It’s essential that you have previous relevant project management experience and ideally, a project or programme management qualification, e.g. MSP, PMQ, PRINCE2. You should have a demonstrable understanding of key project management principles including risk and change management. Experience of evaluating product build requirements is required as is the ability to create and manage budgets and schedules.

Personally, you are proactive, independent, adaptable, organised and calm under pressure. You need to be a great communicator and have the ability to work collaboratively with people from across the business to identify solutions to issues that arise within your project.

Why Cambridge University Press?

We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. Join our global English language teaching (ELT) publishing group and help make a difference to English language learners around the world. Your work will go directly towards creating Better Learning Experiences for millions of teachers, learners and institutions globally; whether it’s gathering insights, creating the content, or helping our customers to achieve meaningful results.

Working in close collaboration across our key international publishing hubs, you will have the opportunity to work on a world-class publishing programme. Join our diverse and collaborative workforce and we’ll support you in your career ambitions to achieve your full potential.

We’re committed to creating a dynamic work environment that empowers you to be your best. Our benefits include group personal pension and free life assurance, an inclusive and flexible working environment comprising of 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays), on-site fitness facilities, and many more. Furthermore, our Cambridge office is just a 10 minutes’ walk from the train station.

Ref: JE19/135

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