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About Merlin Entertainments Plc
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
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Senior Digital Project Manager - Admissions
London, UK
Greater London
United Kingdom
Full time
20 Nov 2018
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We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park.

Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin IT team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

We are looking to recruit Senior Digital Project Manager ready to take that next important step in their career.

In this role you will be working across our Global Admissions systems delivering IT solutions to users’ requirements or problems to agreed time, cost and quality expectations, in line with the plan, always ensuring you deliver to the high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.

You will be responsible for producing a Project Initiation Document, project plans and other associated project documentation for each project to confirm and gain agreement to the scope, budget, timescales, resources and other project parameters.

You will plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools such as MS Project in order to manage and monitor time spent on project milestones and deliverables to ensure that they are completed on time and within budget. Ensuring you identify, plan and manage the mitigation needed to the risks faced by the projects.

You will also be responsible for submitting budget proposals, resolving all issues and problems in a prompt manner, working with key stakeholder and contributing to project board meetings.

You’ll be able to promptly and effectively manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities and have a proven ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…
- Commercial IT experience working with the following technologies and methods:
- PMO processes.
- Microsoft Office product suite.
- Coordination and Planning (Microsoft Project).
- Experience of structured methodologies such as TDD, Agile, and Waterfall
- Ideally knowledge of POS and Kiosk.
- Excellent influencing skills with a proven ability to work effectively with others.
- Excellent relationship building and communication skills.
- Proven ability to be flexible and adaptable in a continuously evolving environment.
- Creative with flair and imagination but balanced against a knowledge of what is achievable, realistic and practical.
- Strong planning skills; comfortable navigating ambiguity and able to handle multiple projects at any given time.
The Benefit…
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects – ideal if you’re already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, discretionary company bonus, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.
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