Technical Project Manager/Scrum Master

16 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting new opportunity for a client facing Technical Manager with a strong background in digital development / architecture is now available. This is a highly strategic role
and you will lead a team of Product Owners and Developers to pose new solutions and build the technical roadmap for digital projects.

Primary Role
The Technical Production Manager role is responsible for managing and coordinating projects within the web development team, and for ensuring
exceptional technical services / delivery for projects assigned.

This is the ideal role for a Technical Architect / developer or Digital Product Owner/Digital Project Manager looking to move away from hands-on coding and into a
role in which you will lead strategy and drive the team forward.

Main Responsibilities
- team management (primary)
? Lead the digital team, overseeing and guiding projects to delivery - being the point person on your projects, coordinating and motivating internal
teams to ensure seamless delivery.
? Scheduling and prioritising work within the team
? Designing technical solutions to meet business requirements while adhering to budgets specified
? Drive productivity within your team
? Ensure the agency is at the forefront of new technologies
? Agile - lead daily standups and retrospectives
? Manage CMS updates
? Manage and be responsible for our hosting arrangements
? Be responsible for developing my clients Maintenance packages and offerings
? Oversee my clients QA and testing process

- client management (primary)
? Scope and costing of digital projects
? Writing technical specification documents including the production of wireframes and breakdown of work into tasks - upkeep of project
documentation; tracking all aspects of the project (delivery status, risks, actions and finances) to client and internal teams alike
? Attending client meetings, answering any questions - being able to communicate technical information in a non-technical way
? Help the agency win new digital projects working as part of a pitch team
? Manage client specific web issues as and when
? Contribute to regular account meetings, reporting on status of work and inputting into the long-term strategies for client accounts
? Communicate with stakeholders to ensure all parties are engaged and that reviews and sign-offs are properly managed

You will be / have:
? Deep understanding and knowledge of Agile / Kanban delivery methodologies; and an ability to coach / lead others
? Scrum Master skills
? Experience building technical roadmaps
? Excellent client management skills, being a natural communicator and organiser
? A problem-solver, you will think fast on your feet and offer creative solutions to unblock work for your team
? Come from a strong development background, preferably PHP - at either Senior Developer or Architect level
? Proven experience delivering digital products and solutions
? Experience delivering websites, services and applications
? Experience with relational database implementations
? Experience with CMS platforms
? Experience with Cloud platforms such as Digital Ocean and AWS
? Experience with version control systems

Skills and characteristics
? A proactive, can-do attitude
? A driver - making things happen, deadline and delivery focused, hands on
? Decisive, fast acting, whilst a considered thinker
? Ability to listen, think through problems and propose solutions
? Supportive of colleagues and working for the greater good of the company
? Interest in and ability to appreciate and judge good technical implementation
? Bright, with good technical strategic ability/potential

Personal characteristics
? Flexible
? Energetic
? Professional
? Engaging manner
? Inspires trust and confidence
? Unflappable, even-natured, resilient
? A natural communicator

Ideal - A graduate from a quality university, ideally with 6+ years experience, mainly in a digital / software development environment. Must have held a similar role and
will have had some experience of running a small team.

Excellent salary and opportunity for the right person! Please get in touch with Emma Baylis at Select Appointment's now!

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