Digital Project Manager - Acclaimed Digital Agency | 30-40K

Recruiter
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Digital Project Manager - Acclaimed Digital Agency Manchester 30,000 - 40,000 DOE + Awesome Benefits & Perks ++ Not everything below is essential, as long as you have a lust forknowledge. We will happily talk to you about your natural strengths andalso the areas that you are keen to improve. We want to take you on a wonderful journey and we're here to help youevery step of the way... ++ Who we are: We are a digital agency specialising in digital strategy and websoftware development. Founded in 2005, we are firmly established as one of the leadingdigital innovation agencies in the country and were voted as one of theUKs top ten future leaders in our field. We are based near Media City in Manchester and we are growing our team,delivering work on behalf of key clients on multi-year projects. We have a talented team, a great culture, great clients, creates worldclass work and has digital innovation at its core. We care greatly aboutboth the quality and the craft of our work. Culture and values: We believe in: Happy staff | Creating world class work, on a worldstage | Creating a family atmosphere | A strong focus on work lifebalance | Having a great environment that is definitely not corporate |An open door policy with the CEO. What were looking for: We are looking for a Digital Project Manager who will own and definethe project management process, as well as deliver the projects throughthe studio, to time, budget, quality and client satisfaction. You willwork alongside a business analyst and account manager, scoping definingand delivering a range of digital projects including websites and web applications. This is an important role that will place you at the heart of theagency, collaborating with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external. Responsibilities: Ownership & Accountability - + Work as a team with the business analyst and account manager to ownthe client relationship. + Be accountable for all project management issues within the agency asa whole. Planning - + Plan all projects, liaising with designers and developers to createtask breakdowns and estimates. + Define project teams both internally and externally, including thirdparty suppliers and freelancers where appropriate. + Contribute to the project specification i.e. pre-production, whichwill be owned by the business analyst. + Own the implementation of the specification i.e. production / design& build. + Think in terms of time rather than money and monitor the time budget daily. Management - + Schedule and direct the team in terms of project priorities on adaily basis. + Ensure project documentation and stages of development are formallysigned off. + Manage change requests on projects. + Manage project reviews, the creation of case studies and the closureof projects. Reporting - + Communicate project plans, job statuses and work in progress toclients and the business at least weekly or daily if required. + Foresee and solve problems around delivery issues, escalating issuesto the relevant stakeholders, where appropriate. + Monitor and manage performance of designers and developers andscrutinise timesheets on a daily basis. + Advise on resourcing requirements at least two months ahead of time.This requires regular communication with the commercial team to analysethe sales pipeline. Operations - + Define and update all studio processes. + Create and maintain all Jira workflows. + Enforce studio processes. + Overall responsibility for studio operations. About You: + A proven track record of successfully delivering multiple largedigital projects in parallel. + Evidence of writing project documentation and delivering reports. + Strong problem solving skills with a desire to create momentum andget things done. + Experience of using industry tools and techniques e.g. Jira, Tempo,Slack, Trello, Microsoft Project. + Experience of different project management methodologies such aswaterfall, agile or kanban. + The ability to communicate in plain English and explain projectphasing and project plans to non-technical people. + Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to manageconflicting views about a project or the direction of a project via anevidence-based approach. + A thirst for knowledge in terms of industry direction, current andemerging web technologies and best practice. You will probably alreadyattend meetups, conferences, read blogs etc. + You will be the advocate for best practice for your role within the agency. What we offer in return: A competitive salary based on experience | Flexible working hours toavoid traffic or help with family duties | 30 days paid holiday (22 + 8UK national holidays) | Extra holidays for long service | Pensioncontribution | A top of the range MacBook Pro with a high quality secondmonitor | Personal development time to improve your individual skills inany area you choose | Time dedicated to exploring new technology andways of working | Regular socials and bi-annual company away days |Fast, dedicated and uncontended fibre connection | Free parking | Freesecure storage for bicycles & motorbikes | Shower for cyclists,runners and gym users | Free tea, coffee and other treats | Free eyetests | Childcare voucher scheme to reduce childcare costs. And finally... Please tell us why you are the right person for the role and what youcan add to our offering of digital strategy and production. Good luck Interested? Just Apply Below... ...But first a little formality. By applying you implicitly consent tous processing & passing your application to our client for reviewfor this vacancy only. If your skills match the role you will hear backfrom us within 2 business days. If you have any pre-applicationquestions please email team [at] recruitmentrevolution.com quoting thejob title & ref. Good luck, Team RR. - provided by Dice AGILE, BI, JIRA, KANBAN, MICROSOFT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT

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