Technical Project Manager

Nigel Frank International
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently recruiting a Technical Project Manager for a Digital Marketing agency that is at the peak of its 16 year ascendency.

I will start this advert by giving you an understanding of what my client want. But to understand this role, you first need to consider the working ethos that my client strives to achieve in their work. That ethos can be summed up by 1 word... 'Simplicity'.

Their software aims to completely simplify the projects from the initial brief through to completion. Simple. Their products make things easier, your job is to make sure that simplicity is maintained throughout. Their products solve problems. You make sure the product comes into no problems.

So what do they want? Simple. They want a Product Manager who makes 'Simplicity' easy.

Vision - you will be expected to communicate the product's core vision to client side.

Development - you will be expected to work closely with the Development Team, understanding the core technical components that underpin the product.

Work with the internal teams to drive the project forwards and ensure that is delivered on time, within budget and within scope.

Liaising with the Account Manager to keep them updated on the progress of the project.
Working with the Designers and Developers to plan the resource for the project.
Producing the documents required for the project and ensuring that these are kept updated including specifications, project plans, change documents etc.

Assessing project risks and escalating any concerns/issues.

In essence, everything about this role is based on the concept of 'Simplicity' - You will be managing the delivery of a product. Simple.

Now the essentials and desirables-
*Previous Project Management experience.
*Experience working within a Digital Web Agency as a Project Manager managing web projects
*A good understanding of web development
*Strong experience of managing Clients and internal relationships.

*Experience in preparing Specifications / Project Plans
*Highly confident in client-facing situations, as the role will require attending project meetings with clients both onsite and occasionally offsite.
*Comfortable managing multiple projects.
*Exceptional Organisational Skills and the ability to multi-task successfully.
*Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to deliver solutions.
*Ability to explain technical issues/constraints/challenges in a simple and concise way.
*High attention to detail.
*Ability to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Clearly articulating ideas and thoughts.
*Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
*Experience of managing 20k-100k projects.
*Knowledge of Umbraco and Kentico CMS systems.

Nigel Frank International is the leading Microsoft Technologies recruitment firm in the UK, advertising more Microsoft jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Microsoft Partners & End Users throughout the UK and Europe and we have never had more live requirements for Microsoft professionals. By specialising solely in placing candidates in the Microsoft Technologies market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the UK and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities are. If this role is of interest to you, do not hesitate to get in contact- .