Project Manager

Compliance Brighton, United Kingdom

Avalara is seeking a motivated and energetic Project Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a fast-growing, fast paced organisation.

This is a customer facing role, responsible for the successful delivery of operational & technical implementations. You will be working with high-quality deliverables, working within an agile team structure, across multiple functional areas.

This is an exciting time to join and given the size of the current organisation there is an element of PMO and Program Reporting. Project Governance is in its infancy and this is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to drive and influence the appropriate level of Governance within an agile structure.

The position is based in Brighton, UK.  The position will report into the Partner Program Director with key stakeholders including Engineering, Product Management and MRS (Managed Returns Services) located globally.

Responsibilities include:

  • Scoping and planning
  • Project Governance
  • Ensure deliverables are clear and interdependencies across workstreams are understood
  • Issue & Risk Management
  • Liaising with internal and external teams for day-to-day reporting of Projects
  • Driving resolution of key issues including defining and managing remediation activities
  • Ensuring Implementation plans for impact to customers both internally and externally are considered
  • Produce MI for Programme Board to agreed time and quality standards 
  • Prepare various packs for meetings at both a local and global level with senior executive audiences.

Skills & Experience:

  • Understand and experience of project lifecycles, governance and controls
  • Great organisation and time management skills
  • A collaborative mindset, with an enthusiasm for building networks with colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, possess a high degree of flexibility and work well within a cross-functional team capacity.
  • Experience with VAT and GST calculation and reporting technologies an advantage
  • Experience of Agile an advantage

About Avalara:


Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types. The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use. The Avalara Compliance Cloud® platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world.


Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers. Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents.


Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and overseas in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. More information at


Equal Opportunities:


Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.


Reasonable Accommodation:


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