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Manager, Project Management Consulting
London, United Kingdom · Permanent · £60,000 - £65,000

We are seeking a talented project, programme and portfolio management (P3M) consultant (Manager grade) with a proven track record in project delivery to provide expert advice to our clients and successfully manage client engagements.  

At Firewood, we work with prestigious FTSE100 firms across sectors such as Financial Services, Energy, and Infrastructure. Additionally, we collaborate closely with central and local government organisations. Our team is renowned for developing industry best practices, and we are passionate about improving our clients’ capabilities. 

You will work as part of a team on various engagements, within project portfolios ranging from £50m to £5bn per annum. You will have extensive knowledge of project, programme and portfolio management (P3M) methods, governance frameworks and assurance frameworks and will be able to integrate these into existing procedures to deliver results. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide advice on project, programme and portfolio initiation, management and delivery

  • Provide guidance on Target Operating Model design and business change initiatives

  • Conduct project, programme and portfolio assurance reviews  

  • Manage end to end project(s) both internally and for our clients

  • Manage work and inputs from variety of stakeholders

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must have 6+ years of experience in a consulting/delivery role working across multiple sectors, including Financial Services, Infrastructure and/or Central Government 

  • Must have demonstrable experience of delivering projects and managing multiple priorities

  • Must have delivery experience in CRM (e.g. Salesforce) and/or ERP (e.g. Oracle/SAP) related projects

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team leadership skills 

  • Well-organised with a customer-orientated approach 

  • Coaching, mentoring and leadership development skills

  • Relevant P3M qualification(s) (e.g. APM, PMI, AXELOS) 

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification(s) 

Why choose us? 

As a team member at Firewood, you will enjoy:

  • 25 days holiday + UK statutory holidays

  • Flexible work environment and a good work-life balance

  • Option to work remotely and/or at our City of London office

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Comprehensive private health plan

  • Employer pension contributions 

We want you to succeed, have fun and be happy to work at Firewood. We hold all our team members to very high standards and we have a healthy and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

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