our gender pay report

At Verastar, we have always focused on recruiting the best people irrespective of gender, ethnicity or personal beliefs for our available roles. As a result, we are confident that a person’s gender does not influence how they are paid in this business.

With Verastar having a median gender pay gap of 11.5% - this is considerably better than the national average of 15.5%*

Project Manager

Location: Sale, UK
Salary: Upto £35,000
Closes on: 04-02-2022

With over 20 years heritage we’re the UKs largest multi service provider and still growing. We supply almost 200k businesses with their gas, electricity, water, insurance, card payment terminals, mobile, broadband and telecoms services. We’ve won numerous awards over the years and this is because our colleagues and customers are at the heart of everything we do. With offices in Glasgow, Central Manchester, South Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Ipswich, and Nottingham and employing over 1000 people – we’re on a mission to be the one-stop essential services provider to small businesses, making customers lives easy and helping our people succeed.

At Verastar, we don’t just do jobs, we do careers. We’ve got ambitious growth plans, and our people will grow with us. We’ll give you everything you need to develop and succeed. That means things like flexible working, a totally transparent rewards structure, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and the control to drive your own career and shape your own opportunities.

What you’ll be doing

As a Project Manager you'll be responsible for managing the delivery of both single complex projects or a group of lower complexity projects and tasks.You'll have full accountability for the delivery of quality projects, ensuring that they meet time, budget and brief requirements.

  • Define, plan, control and deliver business projects within suitable governance structure, timescales, scope, and budget.
  • Identify required resources and assign responsibilities.
  • Create and deliver project work plans designed to achieve objectives taking account of organisational constraints such as operating environment, timescales, budget, and scope.
  • Produce appropriate project documentation including project and resourcing plans, risk and issue logs, functional specifications, and regular project budget reports.
  • Provide effective and timely reports to ensure stakeholders are kept up to date at all stages throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Effective management of risks including early identification, escalation of issues and realisation of opportunities.
  • Works closely with relevant stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
  • Conduct project reviews to identify and drive improvements.

We’re looking for people that have

  • Strong project management experience, delivering a variety of commercial and operational projects throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Proven track record of project methodology implementation and driving improvements.
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.
  • Relatable and positive experience of working in a fast-paced transforming organisation, where everything isn’t perfect, but we’re working hard to get there.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Good judgement, analytic skills and robust decision-making ability.
  • Stakeholder management with ability to lead and influence colleagues and senior stakeholders.

In return for your hard work, you’ll get

  • £35,000 per year plus up to 10% annual bonus paid in quarterly instalments
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy and sell more
  • Discounts at 100s of high street and online stores
  • Free Life Assurance, Cycle to work and travel loans for people wanting a greener commute
  • Wellbeing support including 24/7 access to a GP, mental health support, get fit programmes and free legal and financial guidance

The important extras

  • Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday
  • Amazing on-site facilities, such as free on-site gym, free parking, subsidised café and to top it off an on-site subsided bar for after-work drinks, quiz nights and social events
  • Hybrid working – option to work two days from home if you choose
  • Access to our award-winning training and development programmes
  • Opportunities to get involved in charity fundraising and volunteering days through our giving back movement

Our newly refurbished HQ is based in the heart of Sale Moor Village next to Sale Water Park. We’re only a stone’s throw away from the M60 and just a short 5-minute walk from the Airport Metro Link line and Sale Town Centre. We also have plenty of free on-site car parking as well as a bike locker if you choose to cycle in.

Apply today to help shape the Verastar of tomorrow