Programme & Project Management Jobs

Project Management is the backbone of any business, and at Salt, we specialise in placing Business Analysts, Project Managers to Programme Managers and Directors. We have a vast network of candidates and clients, so whether you work or want to within in an iterative Scrum, Agile, Kanban, Waterfall or any other another Project Management methodology, we can find the right position for you.

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A global leading company is currently recruiting for a Energy Trading Business Analyst that has experience with Commodity/Energy Trading. Hybrid position - 6 month rolling contract paying up to £500…

Greater London

Contract

£350 - £500 per day + Benefits

Salt is Currently recruiting for one of its clients for a Project manager in the IT security field. You will join the CISO project team and will be accountable for…

Europe

Contract

Digital Project Manager - VOD, Media One of the UK's biggest, most reputable and most award winning media broadcast companies are looking for a Lead Digital Project Manager to join…

Greater London

Permanent

Benefits + Bonus

A global leading company is currently recruiting for a Product Owner/Lead that has 3+ years demonstrable experience in Offshore Wind working ideally on Digital technologies. Hybrid or remote position -…

Greater London

Contract

Benefits

Applications Project Manager | 1 Day/Week in London | £500/Day | 6 Months | Inside IR35 | Public Sector A key Public Sector Organisation is currently looking to hire a…

Greater London

Contract

Up to £500 per day

eCommerce Project Manager Our client works with some of the largest names in the retail industry, helping them plan, implement and maintain eCommerce systems, maximizing their business performance and helping…

Greater London

Permanent

£50000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus

eCommerce Business Analyst, Solutions Consultant Our client works with some of the largest names in the retail industry, helping them plan, implement and maintain eCommerce systems, maximizing their business performance…

Greater London

Permanent

£60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus

Digital Project Manager, Agency, Retail, Global Brands We are looking for a talented and motivated Digital Project Manager to join an award-winning global organisation who work with some of the…

Greater London

Permanent

Benefits + Bonus

What I'll be doing - your accountabilities Skills required for the job Lead and inspire PMO team consisting of a mixture of dedicated and shared resources. Provide coaching and mentoring…

Europe

Contract

Scrum of Scrums Master | 6 Month Contract | Inside IR35 | £500 per day | London (Hybrid working, remote-first) A key client of Salt's is looking to hire a…

Greater London

Contract

Up to £500 per annum

Process Manager | 3 month contract | Hybrid working (London/Amsterdam) | £550 per day As Process Manager in you define the Global and Regional Studio A processes (E2E creative, team…

Greater London

Contract

£500 - £540.00 per day

Subject Matter Expert - P2P - 6 Month Contract - Remote - £600 - £650/day - Outside IR35 - Battersea SME skills required: * Proven experience in end-to-end purchase-to-pay process…

Greater London

Contract

£550 - £600 per annum

Salary information and career progression

Project / Programme Manager – Entry-level£53,000 – £65,000
Project / Programme Manager – Mid-weight£65,000 – £71,000
Project / Programme Manager – Senior£71,000 – £85,000

Opportunity

Organisations know the importance of well-executed Project and Programme Management to the achievement of overall business objectives. This is why finding the right candidate for not only the company but the project itself is so crucial. In this Digital transformation age that were going through and with the speed of new skills and technologies and startups coming up, not many people have the required skill sets to be a Project or Programme Manager within this industry. This is causing a mass skills skill shortage in this industry.

Furthermore, since the environment in which these projects are run and delivered has become more complex and Agile, Project Managers need to stay informed about new methods of best practice in order to stay ahead of the competition. Keeping abreast of the latest developments in programme and project management will not only provide you with a greater chance of employment but a better prospect of career progression in the future.

Some companies will also pay to enrol members of their Project Management team in training courses, such as PRINCE2 or Scrum Master certifications. These are extremely desirable qualifications for higher ranking positions within the sector.

  • Popular industries for Digital Programme & Project Management jobs

    The greatest demand for recruiting Project Management specialists comes from engineering, retail, marketing, banking, manufacturing and technology sectors. However, more and more companies in the public sector, media, digital and energy industry are also beginning to hire professionals in this field. A large proportion of the job opportunities in this sector are for managerial roles.

  • Recent changes for Programme & Project Management jobs

    One of the most critical changes in the Programme and Project Management job field is that employers have begun to invest more money in the development of their employees. This follows research on the positive impact these programmes have on Programme and Project performance. In these programmes of work, the staff will not only improve their core skills by learning about new technologies and methodologies but also their interpersonal skills at working with their colleagues to complete projects.

  • Future prospects

    A career in Programme and Project management can be very lucrative. The biggest contributing factor to a successful career is to gain as much experience in specialist fields as possible. Continue your education even after completing a degree, regularly engage with relevant organisations and keep yourself up-to-date about the latest industry news. And attend as many workshops and meetups as you can to learn more about other ways of working in your field.

  • Salt’s advice for getting a new Digital programme or project management job

    Employers’ requirements

    The employers’ key requirements for Programme and Project managers are the ability to stay within their given budget and to make sure that everything is delivered on time and that it satisfies the stakeholders. Apart from that, employers also want their future employees to be proficient users of various Programme and Project management software applications such as Jira, Greenhopper, Atlassian to help them keep track of projects. And most employers in the digital space will ask that project managers have experience of working within iterative agile environments.

    CV requirements

    Recent studies have shown that certified Programme and Project Managers are usually more successful in finding employment than those who are uncertified. Consequently, it adds enormous value to your CV to list your relevant certifications in your specific field.

    Hiring managers also appreciate references to a candidate’s experience with various management systems and methods, as they are directly correlated to higher-performing programmes and projects. The most important thing we find is that your CV covers details about specific projects and their outcomes, did you have budget responsibility, if so how much? Did you have line management or matrix management responsibility, how many people have led and what skill sets they have. Did you manage backend or frontend java developers, did you manage IOS or Android developers?

    Interview preparation

    For Programme and Project management interviews, it will be less likely that you have to complete a certain task or solve a case study. Instead, you will probably be asked some questions which should tell the interviewer more about your current behavioural patterns. These questions might include:

    1) Please describe a problem on one of the programmes you have managed. What happened?

    2) Please describe a time where you have had a difficult stakeholder, how did you manage the situation?

    3) Please describe a recent programme you have managed. What was your role? What did you achieve?

    4) What does “finished” mean in your current project?

    5) What is is the difference between Agile and Waterfall and which do you prefer and why?

    6) Imagine you have been working here for a year, what do you want to have achieved by the end of that year?

    Educational requirements

    For small or medium-sized companies there might be no formal qualifications required in order to get a job as a Programme or Project manager. However, larger companies and more senior roles usually require a degree, experience or relevant qualification, such as PRINCE2 or Managing Successful Programmes (MSPs) and in particular Agile qualifications. Within the Digital space, Agile is probably much more relevant although Prince2 is a solid foundation for any project management role.

Top Tip

"Show what you have achieved and make it clear on your CV"

— Fabio Calvente, Senior Principal Consultant

Speak with Fabio Calvente about Programme & Project Management Jobs

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