Midweight Project Manager - Central and Migration

London, United Kingdom
about 2 months ago
Full time role


OVO Energy

Bristol, Bristol, City of, United Kingdom

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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Job Description

Location: London, Bristol office or Home Based

FTC until the end of 2022

We’re making zero carbon happen

We’re OVO Group, a big family of companies united by a single vision: to get to zero carbon, fast. 

We call this Plan Zero – and it shows how we’ll be fighting the climate crisis and transforming the way people use energy over the next decade. To do this, we need the sharpest minds. Are you up for the challenge?

Do great green things with OVO Energy

So much has changed since we launched in 2009.  Our goal remains the same though: make energy cheaper, greener, and simpler. Just as it was on day one.

Everyone belongs at OVO

Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive movement: teams of brilliant people, with unique talents, skills, passions, and experiences. 

We encourage everyone to join us, whatever your gender identity, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, life experience, or background. So please come as you are – we can’t wait to meet you.

Where in the world of OVO will I be working?

As Creative Studio Project Manager in the creative operations team, you will be a great teammate who is able to form strong relationships with X-functional partners, designers and copywriters. All whilst utilising strong project management skills to ensure all Special projects & BAU projects are produced on brief, on budget and to the required timings. You’ll be calm under pressure, able to keep the team cool when timings are tight and maintain an impeccable standard of delivery. You will be a process specialist used to juggling multiple balls at anyone time

Working within the internal creative studio you’ll be responsible for the delivery of any and all content being produced for OVO across their retail brand portfolio and group. From video to social media copy, bespoke visuals and comms, to landing pages or policy documents.

This is a hybrid role, meaning you’ll have flexibility to dip into different areas of the business, supporting where there are capacity challenges, and being versatile with delivery. You’ll work across both our ‘central teams’ focusing on the delivery of core OVO work, alongside the migration programme (an exciting programme to help move SSE customers over to the OVO brand).

What will I be doing?


  • Work with partners to develop creative briefs, ensuring all tasks are clearly defined for the studio creative team
  • Day-to-day management and guidance of project progress, resource planning, management and coordination of all project deliverables .
  • Ensure all processes are upheld & any areas for process development are worked through with the Senior PM/Brand ops team
  • Shaping Processes where needed for special projects/identified departments with Support from senior PM/Op
  • Deliver BAU Projects as your bread and butter for certain areas of the business (to be defined when you join) & Special projects based upon objectives / requirements of the business
  • Become a DAM specialist and ensuring all your delivered content is uploaded, tagged and categorized correctly in the DAM
  • A focus on delivery of key customer comms. This means emails, SMS, landing page updates and letters

Is this the job for me?

This person will have a track record in delivering creative comms work for Marketing teams in ‘start up’ or ‘turnaround’ ideally in fast paced, retailing environments. They will;

  • Experience in project management, ideally in house brand side, agency applicants will be considered if skills align.
  • Proven experience of supporting projects that are already moving and an ability to add value from day one. Specific experience of the project management of marketing and brand teams and their interface into wider (preferably digital businesses) is a must.
  • Relish the challenge of a fast paced, matrix working environment and learning about an interesting sector 
  • Calm whilst working with levels of ambiguity and adept at bringing order and clarity into a team environment
  • A real people person who develops powerful working relationships quickly and maintains them successfully
  • An exemplary teammate, at their best when working within a collective to deliver a shared vision
  • Energy and positivity; the person everyone wants to have in the room
  • Incredible organisation in a way which instils confidence into all
  • Organisation skills are critical - you will be coordinating multiple partners across multiple tasks from multiple projects daily
  • Proactive project manager used to working to tight timeframes
  • You will report into the Senior Project Manager

Brilliant benefits for a world-changing team

Our people are at the heart of Plan Zero. That’s why we offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to make you feel at home.

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

Then there’s Flex Pay. It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer:

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans 

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.

Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you!

OVO Energy

Bristol, Bristol, City of, United Kingdom

OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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