Technical Project Manager

Recruiter
Play Sports Network
Location
Bath
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
09 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Play Sports Network - the technology company that manages Global Cycle Network, Global Mountain Bike Network, Global Triathlon Network - is hiring a Technical Project Manager to envision and build its project management function.

This newly created position is about guiding the development and delivery of new capabilities around our content, mobile apps, data science, e-commerce and automation, enabling a fast moving operation that already serves millions of subscribers.

Reporting to our CTO and working closely with our product owners and developers, you'll help choose the methods that allow us to scale, while remaining attentive to delivery, resource usage and product quality.

We follow SCRUM/Agile principles and we welcome your diligence and focus. Now is a great time to join us, enjoying satisfaction and recognition for building the function you dream of. We can equally consider someone ready for a step up, building upon your current strengths.

You don't need a passion for cycling, but may find our enthusiasm infectious!

Example deliverables

  • Implement the methods that let us deliver projects well

  • New mobile app, and delivery on multiple product roadmaps

  • New data science function

  • Finding better ways of working, improving automation and refining process

  • Integration with partners and content providers

We're looking for

  • Someone positive, pragmatic and easy to get on with

  • Credibility and empathy with developers, partners and senior stakeholders

  • Ability to guide concurrent projects across multi-discipline teams

  • Proven skills delivering projects around any of; web applications, mobile apps, data or automation

  • Ability to maintain a high level understanding of objectives, methods and technology

  • Considering technical project management jobs in Bath such as: Technical Project Manager | Web Project Manager| Software Project Manager | Software Delivery Manager | Agile Project Manager etc.

Salary and benefits

  • £45,000 - £60,000+ - we're keeping an open mind

  • Discretionary relocation assistance

  • Ongoing professional development e.g. SCRUM, Kanban or Agile courses/certifications

  • Flexible working practices - including partially remote working - tell us what you need | recently refurbished city centre office | MacBook Pro and dual monitors | 25 days holiday + one week during Christmas | company pension scheme | good coffee machine | bike parking | really good showers | free fruit and jelly sweets | relaxed office environment

About us

Play Sports Group (PSG) is the world’s leading digital sports media company focused on cycling and tri-sports. Combining a deep love of the sport with peerless expertise in video and digital distribution, PSG has built a leadership position in the market, with 45m monthly video views from audiences across its eight channels that include Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) and Global Triathlon Network (GTN), along with the first two of a growing number of non-English language channels, GCN en Español and GCN Italia. Headquartered in Bath with 150 employees, PSG also includes the award-winning cycling media agency, SHIFT Active Media that works with some of the biggest, most high-profile brands in the cycling world. PSG recently secured further investment from Discovery Inc, the global media group behind brands including the Discovery Channel and Eurosport. This investment, which resulted in Discovery taking a controlling stake in PSG, will fund the continued development of the Group.

Location: central Bath - 15 minutes walk from Bath Spa station

Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Andrew at techfolk to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | hello[at]techfolk.co.uk | [at]we_are_techfolk

RECRUITERS: GCN / PSG has selected techfolk as our exclusive recruitment partner for this position and cold calling is not welcomed.

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