Project Manager (12 month FTC)

London, UK
Transformation – PMO /
Permanent /
Hybrid
About the Role
Managing projects end to end in support of Storio's simplification strategy as part of the group Transformation Office. Initial priority will be to support HR transformation projects, acting as an interface between HR project teams, broader Storio group transformation and business stakeholders.

Primary Responsibilities

    • To lead a selection of medium sized HR related transformation projects; including HR tooling, HR process change, and the governance of HR elements that form part of broader transformation.  
    • Build and manage small to medium cross functional project teams in a matrix environment.
    • Set up projects independently, including objective setting and governance arrangements, using consistent group documentation and processes.
    • Create detailed project plans and roadmaps in collaboration with the project teams.
    • Identify, document & manage project risks, issues and dependencies (both internal and external).
    • Successfully manage project scope, ensuring projects are delivered on time, to the required quality, and on budget.
    • Adjust plans depending on project circumstances whilst still protecting project goals. 
    • Create project status reports and communicate confidently to senior stakeholders and the wider business on project health, tailoring updates & styles for stakeholders needs.
    • Resolve competing project demands and conflicts.
    • Support the creation of project business cases.
    • Create and accurately manage project budgets.

Impact and Contributions

    • You’ll directly support Storio group in delivering it’s post merger simplification strategy - helping HR function to streamline its tooling and processes.
    • You’ll use your skill and experience to organise a portfolio of HR projects, building the required teams and motivation to delivery them successfully.
    • You’ll use your skill and experience to ensure that HR projects are not executed in a silo and they’re executed in collaboration with the broader business and in continued alignment with the strategic goals of Storio group.
    • You’ll mentor and guide less experienced members of project teams, and build on the project governance culture within the HR domain.
    • You’ll champion a philosophy of continuous improvement across HR Operations in the context of project delivery.

Experience and Attributes we'd like to see

    • Excellent and demonstrable project management skills with experience leading project delivery.
    • Experience in the roll out of business tools and capabilities.  
    • Experience delivering compliance projects. 
    • A high level of motivation, a "can do" attitude and a willingness to be involved at all levels of a project.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Excellent communication, presentation and team management skills are essential, with emphasis on ‘people over process’.
    • You recognise the values of alignment and collaboration, and you instil this within project teams and across the broader business.
    • Must have strong stakeholder management across a broad set of individuals/teams and are able to influence Senior Management decision making.
    • A strong business acumen and able to apply this to project outputs and outcomes.

Nice to have experience

    • Experience in managing projects as part of a broader strategic portfolio is desirable.
    • Experience delivering HR related projects.
    • Experience in working with Workday.
    • Experience in managing projects through JIRA.

What's in it for you?

    • At Storio group, we understand the importance of work-life balance. You'll find opportunities to make the most of our generous annual leave policy, remote working policy, and a versatile hybrid working model. We provide a comprehensive benefits package to all Storio group employees, and you'll discover a warm and inclusive company culture that includes social events throughout the year and a team rich in diversity.
About us
Hello. We are Storio group. A place where life’s stories are made, crafted and shared. A place where we create new ways to pass memories and stories between people and generations. And where, together, we make joy unforgettable.

We bring our customers’ stories to life through a range of high-quality personalised photo products, like photo books, wall decor, calendars & gifts. Our innovative technology enables customers to easily personalise their creations to keep for themselves or share as the most thoughtful of gifts.

Every single one of our employees brings something unique to Storio group and leaves a lasting imprint on our work, our culture and our company. Storio group is a place where we can all see and feel the impact of what we do, every day. A career with us is an opportunity to make your mark on our customers’ lives and on your career.

Equal opportunities statement
We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you have a disability or special need that requires reasonable adjustments in order for you to perform at your peak during the interview, please let our HR team know ahead of time so that they can assist. We will consider the matter carefully and try to accommodate your needs within reason. If we consider a particular adjustment would not be reasonable we will explain our reasons and try to find an alternative solution where possible.

Sponsorship
We aren't able to offer sponsorship for this role so please only apply if you have the Right to Work without the need for sponsorship