The market for MDM/PIM and related services is valued at $35 Billion per annum, services and software. Comma is named by Gartner as one of the 20 recommended MDM/PIM professional services companies in the world and as such, our services are in demand. Understanding the demand, nurturing the relationship with prospective clients, and delivering an compelling offering requires a large amount of coordination; be that of internal stakeholders, partner organisations or the prospects themselves.

The focus of your role:

The role of the Project Manager at Comma is to lead and manage people as well as manage the plan. Have a plan when no one else does, have a backup to that plan.

Fundamentally deliver the services and deliverables that have been agreed with the client.

The other part of this role is to develop a strong team ethos and maintain the Comma culture. Whether that team is purely Comma consultants or a mixed team of Comma, client and 3rdparty resources. 

What you’ll be doing: 

  • Defining, managing and delivering complex data projects
  • Managing the clients, setting realistic and pragmatic expectations
  • Manage and estimate multiple projects and / or portfolio from inception to closure 
  • Manage project deliveries to time, budget and quality, directly and indirectly through oversight of other project managers
  • Manage project risks and issues
  • Implementing governance across your project deliveries
  • Lead the technical and design leads throughout a project

  • Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team which may be composed of Comma, Client and 3rdparty resources
  • Participate in business development and contribute to winning engagements
  • Ensure the project delivery team complies with Comma standards and frameworks 
  • Forecasting of resource utilisation, time, costs, and other commitments required
  • Delivering business change or technical projects for our clients
  • Supporting the Business, Data and Technical Consultants wherever you can across the project
  • Be more than a check-list PM!

What you’ll bring:

  • Experience of leading teams with internal and off-shore resources and/or partner resources
  • Demonstrable experience and ability in programme and project management in complex technical and organisational environments, from business case development through to systems delivery and transition to operational teams
  • Excellent understanding of a variety of project management methodologies as well as, proven experience of implementing a project management governance structure across an organisation, including reporting
  • You will have demonstrable experience of delivering change and be a proven leader with extensive management experience, able to motivate and influence people

  • Experienced in managing projects both with and without a PMO in place. This role requires an excellent communicator, experienced at presenting at a senior level, internally and to clients. Able to engage and influence senior leaders within our business
  • The ability to use MS Office products including a strong working knowledge of producing and managing plans in MS Project 
  • Strong Planning, Resourcing Planning and Financial Management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Project experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience
  • Ability to meet travel requirements

Appetite to drive change and make improvements across the department. If you have some but not all skills required for this role, don’t worry, we put training for each employee as paramount and can give you the complete skillset.

If you want to reach out to informally for a conversation, please feel free to contact Dan Malins (Resource and People Operations Manager) on Linked In.

What we will offer you:

  • 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 3% matched pension
  • Perkbox membership
  • Competitive salary
  • Distributed team with accommodating environment

  • No tie culture
  • Integrated teams with monthly events
  • Company away days
  • Accelerated career progression
  • Strong opportunities for formal development
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