Digital Project Manager - Web, CMS Software Delivery

Applause IT
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Digital Project Manager - Web Sites, CMS, Software Delivery

Liverpool, Merseyside

£40,000 - £45,000 + Great Benefits

Experienced Digital Project Manager required by award-winning, full-service digital agency with 100+ staff across 3 UK offices.

Required Skills and Experience:

Experience of managing digital projects in a commercial environment

Ability to understand and clarify customer requirements, and effectively communicate between technical and non-technical persons

Knowledge and experience delivering projects that have utilised either Magento, Drupa, Sitecore, Umbraco or similar CMS

Strong commercial awareness and the flexibility to react to shifting priorities and demands

Experience of working with Project Methodologies such as PRINCE2, Agile (training can be given) or similar

Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Atlassian, JIRA, Confluence and/or Microsoft Project

Experience of working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Ability to read communication styles of customers and other team members

Ability to resolve conflicts and address objections from customers and wider project teams

Ability to negotiate and reach compromise to ensure project completion

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

Able to travel across the UK is required (including occasional overnight stays)

The Role:

To maximise predictable revenues by planning, executing, and finalising customer delivery projects according to deadlines and budgets. In conjunction with the customer, the Project Manager will also agree the project's scope and objectives, and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.


Manage and control the delivery of multiple concurrent projects of all sizes within a commercially aspirated delivery framework

Devise delivery strategies which maximise project revenues, minimise costs, and ensure customer satisfaction

Manage the full project life-cycle from beginning to end

Agree with the customer the scope, deliverables and acceptance criteria for projects

Obtain stakeholder buy-in to project plans and programmes of change

Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

Develop and maintain MS project plans and associated project documentation

Work with other project managers, departments and 3rd parties to identify and schedule project resources

Supervise and motivate resources involved in project deliveries in a matrix-management structure to ensure quality and consistency

Estimate and track project costs so as to complete implementations within acceptable budget tolerances

Manage expectations with both the customer and company stakeholders

Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel

Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within projects

Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

Ensure project acceptance criteria and invoicing milestones are understood and agreed by the customer throughout project life cycle

Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify and address issues, and devise contingency plans

Identify and manage project risks, dependencies, deliverables and milestones along a critical path

Ensure smooth transitions to business as usual at project completion

Manage all financial aspects of the projects including customer invoicing and project costs

Develop and maintain strong customer relationships through regular communication, on and off site

Document and communicate project lessons to support a culture of constant learning!

Join here and you are guaranteed an exciting time as they plan for life in new open-plan offices in the heart of Liverpool

You'll work in a fast-paced studio environment with people committed to producing great work for ambitious brands and influential organisations.

My client believes in providing an exceptional level of service founded upon mutual respect, open communication, professionalism and quality - so it's essential that you're able to demonstrate those attributes in every aspect of your work.

A highly competitive salary (depending on experience) along with an excellent benefits package is offered to the successful applicant on joining part of a larger international group of companies!

Please send CV now and call Tim Morris on to find out more

Digital Project Manager - Web Sites, CMS, Software Delivery

Liverpool, Merseyside