Digital Project Manager - York - £35,000

Recruiter
Michael Page Digital
Location
West Lutton
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

One of the North of England's fastest growing digital agencies is looking for a technical project manager to join their team to manage the delivery of an array of web and mobile projects for organisations around the world.

Client Details

Working in their offices in the heart of York, close to the train station and the city center, you will be working with a team of 30 people across design, development, business analysis, quality assurance and support to ensure the successful planning and delivery of projects.

The company is a young and energetic company who are in a process of extreme growth. Regarded as one of the leading Laravel development agencies in the world and with ambitions to extensively develop the mobile application development arm over the coming 12 months, they work with some of the most recognised brands in the world on the delivery of digital products.

They work with Laravel PHP, Java and Swift to produce cutting edge digital solutions to what are often complex specifications for front facing and back office systems.

Description

As an agile technical project manager your responsibilities will include:

Managing projects through their full lifecycle, including working with sales and business analysts to map out a digital solutions from the beginning

Managing the scheduling of resources across a number of projects simultaneously

Working with clients to provide regular updates on the status of their project, including the potential for face to face meetings involving some travel - primarily to London

Production of feature documents, user stories and managing change requests. This could involve some wireframe production work alongside the business analyst.

Managing project scope, and ensuring potential future project phases are well documented

Ensuring a thorough understanding of client goals and objectives for the product, including a technical understanding where applicable

Gathering estimates and presenting these back to the client in a way to ensure they are accepted!

Profile

The Requirements

With the company growing at a very quick rate, many job roles change and adapt over time. You will also have the freedom to implement new processes, procedures and practices that are rolled out across the entire organisation - and are actively encouraged to do so.


Required

Experience of agile project management within a digital agency or in house development team, including briefing people across a variety of disciplines (design, testing, development)

Experience with stakeholder management

Experience producing functional and technical specification documents

Any experience with testing and QA

A confident, professional and client facing personality

Extreme organisation, and work well under pressure with high workloads and tight deadlines

Ideal

Converting client requests into technical solutions through wireframing, project specifications and design and development briefing documents and sessions

Knowledge of development principles, technical systems architecture or other tech related experience

Experience of Jira, Slack, Balsamiq Mockups, Google Drive

Knowledge of the development lifecycle for mobile applications and web platforms using either waterfall or agile methodologies (we currently use a hybrid, but are more waterfall focused).

Job Offer

What you will get

A competitive salary
Training where training is required
Team activity days - paintballing, regular drinks and other activities
Beer Fridays in the office
Office pool table and games consoles
Full access to Perkbox
An exciting and vibrant working environment Share options in new exciting company launched projects An ability to genuinely have an impact on an award winning agency that's going places.

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