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19 November 2019

Project Manager

Inspired Selection is recruiting for this post on behalf of the publisher.

Are you an experienced project manager with strong print and digital educational publishing experience? We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to join a highly respected Education publisher based in central Glasgow, Scotland - easily commutable from Edinburgh.

As Project Manager you will work in a friendly, supportive team, liaising with stakeholders internally and externally to ensure the print and digital products are developed and delivered on budget, to schedule, and to specification, ensuring the highest level of quality.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Project Planning and scheduling
  • Resource planning
  • Project governance - create and maintain project documentation
  • Ensure adherence to project systems and protocols (e.g. file naming)
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders
  • Reporting status and risk
  • Tracking content streams ensuring adherence to schedules, process and budget
  • Keeping the project on schedule, raising risks and finding solutions in a timely fashion

You will demonstrate:

  • Experience of delivering complex print and digital publishing projects at both a hands-on and management level
  • Proven track record in managing complex multimedia publishing projects to successful completion to agreed deadlines
  • Experience in educational publishing or similar

The successful Project Manager for this role will have clear and proven communication skills (as they will be working with a wide range of stakeholders) and ideally also some working knowledge of Agile project management techniques. Experience of G-suite will also be useful, as would an understanding of, or experience in the K-12 education sector and / or digital education platforms, but this is not essential.

Get in touch ASAP to find out more about this fantastic opportunity to join a leading international education company based in the beautiful and contemporary city of Glasgow.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

**Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link (http://www.btbs.org/) to check eligibility and further support.

Contact Details

Contact name: Verity Hawson

Telephone number: 0203 668 6739

Email: v.hawson@inspiredselection.com