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Project Manager (12 months ftc)





Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Education and Children’s Services T/A Aspris is a leading company in the UK providing specialist education and care services to young people with a range of needs. With over 100 high quality schools, colleges, children’s homes and fostering agency, we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

For more information about Aspris Children's Services please visit 

Job Advert Location Description

This is a remote role, with regular travel across the UK.

Job Advert Role Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team and support our growing business. This role is fixed term for a period of 12 months. Reporting to the Head of Group Projects, the Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of a variety of projects covering but not limited to development, systems and business change.

The Project Manager’s responsibility is to ensure that projects deliver the required products and benefits, to the required standards of quality and within the specified constraints of time and budget.

Project Manager duties include but are not limited to

  • Having a working knowledge of effective project management methods, contributing to the current position and future strategy for project management within the group
  • Working with the Programme Manager, Suppliers, Central and Divisional teams to plan and develop the future strategic projects and programmes for the organisation in line with the group business plan. Supporting the development of business cases and plans to exploit current and future business opportunities
  • Responsible for the delivery of projects efficiently, within budget and planned timescales, managing the risk and resourcing of the projects and working with senior teams and steering groups to prioritise effectively during the lifecycle of the projects/programmes
  • Identify, manage business and project risks and change, including the development of mitigation and contingency plans across the projects
  • Working in conjunction with the project team and Programme Manager to prepare and present project reporting such as highlight reports and update reports, etc. within the Project Team and at a project level

What we would like from the Project Manager

  • Educated to degree level with expert specialist knowledge of leading and implementing projects of change
  • Prince2 Practitioner or similar qualification
  • Extensive experience of leading projects and programmes of change across a broad range of business areas
  • Previous experience of UNIT 4 - CODA accounting application and MHR - iTrent HR/Payroll application would be favourable but not essential. 

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached prior to making an application.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS.

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