Location
Bristol
Department
Technology
Advertising Salary
Advertising Salary Competitive Salary + Bonus + Hybrid Working
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

Job Description

 

At RAC we are committed to break down the barriers of today to release the potential of tomorrow, and we are now recruiting for a permanent Project Manager to join our team at RAC Bradley Stoke in Bristol.

 

An exciting opportunity within this dynamic and fast-growing business awaits the right candidate where you will be working within the Transformation & Change Team and be responsible for the day-to-day management and execution on several large Transformation & Change projects supporting our 2025 vision. Experience in using Waterfall and Agile frameworks, managing project stakeholders including Project sponsors, Project SMEs, Corporate Customers, third parties’ and managing end-to end projects and budgets across the Software Development Lifecycle is essential. 

 

While this role is usually based in Bristol, however as a business one thing the pandemic has taught us is the value of embracing hybrid working and we are able to offer some element of flexible working in the longer term.  Our teams are currently working from home with plans to transition to a permanent hybrid working model from early 2022, when colleagues will return to the office 2 days per week and work from home 3 times per week.

 

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Size of budget – up to circa £1m
  • Large, high profile, business critical projects with a significant level of Technical complexity/risk
  • Managing multiple 3rd party suppliers, Corporate Customers and internal stakeholders
  • Day-to-day management and execution of a wide range of Transformation & Change projects using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Stakeholder management at a senior level including Project Sponsor, Project SMEs, Finance Business Partner, Corporate customers and external third-party suppliers
  • Management of project finances and spend against baseline budget
  • Ability to manage a number of projects concurrently and work at pace
  • Management of Service Introduction

 

Qualifications

 

The ideal candidate for this role will have the ability to manage multiple Transformation & Change projects and programmes and experience of Waterfall and Agile methodologies. This role will require someone who has previously encountered end to end delivery across Software Development Lifecycle and the use of Project scheduling tools such as Jira and MS Project. As a Project Manager you will be building relationships at all levels internally and externally so must be confident dealing with colleagues and Third-Party Suppliers. Proven experience of managing project finances and spend is essential as well as excellent planning, communication, and presentation skills. Ideally, experience of implementing a product squad approach and extensive agile experience is preferred.

 

About us

 

Ever since its foundation in 1897, the RAC has been consistently at the forefront of developing motoring services – from introducing uniformed patrols in 1901 and roadside emergency telephone boxes in 1912 right through to the present day when we developed the UK's first van-mounted charger for ‘flat’ electric cars.

 

The RAC offers complete peace of mind for all its 12.7m-plus personal and business members for all of their driving needs. Whether it is breakdown cover with roadside assistance, insurance, buying a new or used car, vehicle inspections and checks, legal services or up-to-the-minute traffic and travel information – the RAC offers a solution.

 

Our fast paced and supportive environment will offer you lots of benefits

  • a competitive salary and on target annual company bonus
  • contributory pension scheme
  • life insurance
  • 25 days annual leave with option to buy up to an additional 5 days per year
  • free on-site parking across all 3 sites
  • and free RAC breakdown cover

We also offer a range of other flexible employee benefits for you to choose from.

 

As a new colleague, you’ll join us on our journey to build a high performing, successful team and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel valued. So, if you have the Project Management experience, we’re looking for then please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you!

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