Digital Project Manager

Recruiter
Comvergent
Location
Manchester
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Digital Project Manager

Salary - £30,000 to £35,000

Location - Manchester

Job description

We're looking to a junior project manager for our client a digital agency based in Manchester. Our client is looking for deadline-focussed, proactive Digital Project Managers who is Enthusiastic and motivated, and ready to become a key member of the team. Our client is an IPA accredited agency and self-development is encouraged at every opportunity. We support the development of new skills and welcome candidates that are constantly looking to improve their knowledge and skill set. We're keen to find new team members passionate about knowledge sharing, mentoring and guiding others and introducing new ways of working for clients and the agency.

Role

It will be your job to oversee the delivery of work, from an active and award-winning web development department and ensure projects are run to budget and on time. This role being client facing our client is looking for someone to come from agency as well as having an understanding of development with a tech-minded approach but with a personality to be able to be part of a digital agency.

The ideal candidate will have a development/digital background and have an understanding of development and testing (QA or UAT) and understand Kanban/scrum methodologies. .You'll be working on clients including BAFTA, 1st Class Holidays, charities, national tourism bodies and global manufacturing and services companies, so you must be comfortable working on projects both big and small.

Skills and experience

  • Able to work with people at all levels
  • Excellent attention to detail with a good eye for grammar
  • Able to manage multiple projects and deliver to tight deadlines
  • A broad understanding of methodologies including KANBAN and SCRUM. The practical application of methodologies within an agency environment would be an advantage.
  • A strong working knowledge of UX, design, SEO and SM
  • An understanding of quality assurance and user acceptance testing

Personality

  • Approachable and friendly
  • Composed under pressure
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Knowledgeable
  • Confident
  • A clear communicator

Desirables

  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with Drupal and open source software
  • A good sense of humour
  • A love of GIFs as a means of communication