Digital Manager

British Red Cross
United Kingdom
£43000 per annum
29 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital Manager
Location: London
Contract type: Permanent
35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £43,000 per annum

About the role
The British Red Cross has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Digital Manager to join our Information and Digital Technology department. This role is ideal for someone who has digital project management skills.

As a Digital Manager you will support Head of Digital to deliver an ongoing programme of digital transformation, including the redevelopment of our web estate, manage the development of mobile apps and revolutionise our approach to service delivery. You will manage the day to day relationship with our internal supplier the Management Information Services team, working with them and external agencies to ensure sure our website infrastructure is performing as required.

About the team
The Information and Digital Technology (I&DT) function is responsible for the Technology - both IT and Digital - across the organisation. It has a budget of approximately 9 million pounds and many suppliers. Supplier management and a good handle on where and how project and BAU budget is being spent are critical to ensure that we are providing good value for money.

About the person
You will be an exceptional team player, working in a cross-functional team as we revolutionise how the British Red Cross helps people in crisis. To succeed in this role you must have following skills and experience:

  • Project management skills
  • Usability principles
  • Search engine optimisation
  • A working knowledge of HTML, PHP and CSS
  • Experience of project management/issue management software such as JIRA, basecamp or Pivot Tracker
  • Content Management and workflow
  • Hands on experience of the development life cycle
  • Experience of agile methodologies and practices
  • Educated to degree level
  • AA accessibility guidelines
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Proven experience of managing a web site
  • Proven experience of search engine optimisation
  • Proven experience of developing mobile apps
  • Experience of working with internal clients and external agencies to deliver projects on time in a deadline-driven environment

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 11th of October 2017 with interviews to follow.

About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.

Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.

We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:

  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Childcare vouchers

The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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