Project Manager

Topcashback Ltd
From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
11 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
TopCashback is the UK’s most generous cashback website. Having been established in 2005, we are now the market leaders in cashback and still growing rapidly. TopCashback has previously featured as one of the fastest growing private companies in the UK for 3 consecutive years by the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 and has recently been awarded Cashback Site of the year 2016. The UK site currently has more than 6 million members and growing. TopCashback is an ethical company and lives by the motto “do as you would be done by”. We extend this way of operating to all our members, merchants and partners as one of our core values.The Role The projects team at TopCashback liaises with the IT department to build new applications/ implement any improvements or changes for our internal business needs. You will be part of a highly dynamic project team that is passionate, wants to deliver and is the focal point for all communication on the project. This role is a 12 months contract to start with and has a high chance of becoming permanent due to the growing nature of the business. Key ResponsibilitiesWorking with a growing development team, you will act as the focal point for all communication on critical issues and change requests.Collating relevant information to put together task specifications.Co-ordinating urgent and critical system failures to ensure a resolution is found swiftly.Co-ordinating all change requests from the Operational teams, focussing on iterative progress.Assessing change requests for feasibility/viability, in conjunction with the technical team and the senior business stakeholders.Ensuring any requests for change fit with the overall business outlook and are going to bring an added benefit once complete.Define and manage the backlog of change requests. This requires input and decision making to the development team and the operational teams throughout any development cycles.Clear communication with multiple internal/external stakeholders will be key to ensure the vision is understood, that the objectives are clear and that the overall goals are met.Defining test criteria, manually testing functionality and gathering feedback from testing.The main focus is on speed and efficiency, but also on quality and collaboration.You may also be required to support other projects and work streams, as and when additional resource is required.Essential SkillsExcellent time management and organisational skills.Strong communication/interpersonal skills – both written and verbal.Ability to interact and communicate with multiple teams and senior stakeholders.Analytical and logical thinking to solve numerical tasks.Excellent spelling, grammar and copy writing skills.Ability to use Microsoft Office software, such as Word and Excel.The ability to multi-task and prioritise workload.Ability to react to change quickly and effectively.A good understanding of IT and the Web.Knowledge of Agile and Lean approaches to managing projects would be beneficialKnowledge of process improvement techniques (desirable).BenefitsBirthday HolidayLoyalty Holiday & Holiday Purchase SchemeContributory pensionFantastic career prospectsWeekly Yoga sessions/ 5 a side footballChristmas TipsPerformance BonusEasy motorway access, free parkingDiscounted Gym membershipChildcare VouchersXbox and games areaRelaxed dress codeTwo grand annual socials