Technical Project Manager

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About the role

We are looking for someone to work closely with business sponsors and stakeholders to understand project drivers and requirements, and ensure the Product Engineering team has clear deliverables and is delivering to timescales. The Project Manager will also aid the engineering team in breaking down complex tasks, and gathering resources and requirements where needed.

Core responsibilities

  • Working closely with the business stakeholders to understand project timescales and budget
  • Working closely with the engineering team to ensure clear deliverables and clear understanding of requirements
  • Tracking of the project progress over time, and providing clear communication of progress and issues to project stakeholders
  • Aiding with delegation and assignment of responsibilities within the engineering team to ensure delivery to timescales
  • Aiding the engineering team with interfacing with stakeholders to deal with issues and change requests

About you

We would love to see:

  • Experience of delivering complex software projects
  • Experience with agile software delivery environments
  • Experience in complex task management across engineering teams
  • A positive and proactive attitude to problem solving 
  • A team player attitude, willingness to muck in and help others when needed, a driven personality who asks questions and actively participates in discussions
  • Good written and spoken English so you can present your ideas - our HQ is based in London

Bonus skills

  • Past experience with enterprise solutions
  • Familiarity with Scrum methodology 

What we offer

The chance to work alongside a team of hard-working, passionate people in a role where you’ll see the impact of your work everyday. We also offer:

  • We believe in supporting you to grow professionally and we have a dedicated training budget to help you get there!
  • We promote positive well being and as part of this you’ll have access to a choice of comprehensive 24/7 well being support services as well as internal Wellbeing Champions
  • Subscription to O’Reilly for Engineering training resources
  • Frequent internal Tech Talks, opportunities to learn from colleagues, and dedicated time off to attend conferences or training 
  • Spending quality time together is really important, so to encourage this, our social committees organise regular team nights out, including weekly pool games (we’ve also done go-karting, white water rafting, and escape rooms)
  • Free lunch in the office every day
  • We support autonomy and flexibility, and depending on your role can offer flexible working
  • We offer additional discretionary holidays, including half day Fridays during the school summer holidays
  • We welcome pets in our office!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Gavrila Principa 57
Beograd Directions careers@arbor-education.com View page

London

The Westworks
W12 7FQ London Directions careers@arbor-education.com View page

Perks and Benefits

You'll have the chance to work alongside a team of hard-working, passionate people in a role where you’ll see the impact of your work everyday. We also offer:

  • Professional development budget 🎓

    At Arbor we're passionate about learning, and to support this we have a dedicated training budget for all teams.

  • Mental health and wellness 🧠

    Dedicated Mental Health First Aiders and Wellbeing Champions with ongoing support and learning around mental health.

  • Volunteering day 🤝

    We're all about making an impact! So everyone who joins us gets 1 day a year to volunteer for a charity or cause of their choice.

  • Regular team socials 🥳

    We have regular team socials where we spend dedicated time together. This year we've had BBQs, been to theatre shows, gone white water rafting, and more!

  • Half-day summer Fridays 😎

    Plus, we shut the office for a day at Easter and over Christmas so you get some extra time off then too!

  • Employee Assistance Programme 🧘‍♀️

    Choice of comprehensive 24/7 support services with UK and Ireland's most trusted health and wellbeing network.

  • Flexible working 🤸‍♀️

    Depending on your role we can also offer you flexible working - just mention it in your interview and we'll let you know what your options are

  • Dog-friendly offices 🐕

    Our offices are dog friendly, so if you'd like to bring your canine companion in for the day, that's no problem!

  • GRC Accredited ✔︎

    The Good Recruitment Charter defines good recruitment practice through key principles that the we aspire to.

Workplace and Culture

We’re a diverse and experienced team of ex-teachers, edtech engineers and education specialists passionate about making a difference to the sector.  
Ultimately, we’re here to help make our schools and trusts stress a little less, and focus on what matters most - improving the lives of teachers and outcomes of students everywhere!

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