Digital Project Manager

Purple Monkey Recruitment
02 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Purple Monkey Recruitment are working exclusively with Everest Media who are looking for an experienced Project Manager or Account Manager to join their team based in Redruth, Cornwall. Everest Media are a Software Development, SEO and Analytics agency who live and breathe technology and are looking for a like-minded person to be a part of their continued growth.

As a Project Manager you will need to integrate seamlessly into a highly skilled and dynamic team. You will be responsible for implementing, adapting and evolving the Everest Media delivery process and will take ownership of project scope, budget and stakeholder management.

This is an exciting role that requires a proven Digital Project Manager or Account Manager and strategic thinker with the ability to convert strategy into operational delivery. A creative flair, excellent technical, operational, performance monitoring and planning skills are essential.

You will ideally have a full understanding of digital project lifecycles and the ability to coordinate all aspects of delivery from essential admin tasks through to client liaison to physical delivery and reconciliation. Working closely with Specialist Leads and their teams you will support all project related tasks, monitor and manage the status of projects, and to act as an escalation point to address issues or changes to requirements.

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Own all project and performance delivery
  • Support requirements gathering and project scoping
  • Gather input from clients, users and other members of the team to populate audit documentation, wireframes and storyboards, functional and technical specifications, and project plans
  • Perform risk analysis, maintain risk register and manage risk
  • Support and motivate delivery teams
  • Manage and convey client expectations
  • Undertake regular internal and client progress reporting
  • Manage project scope and budget ensuring we deliver everything we should but no more
  • Support capacity / traffic management and delivery resourcing
  • Encourage a positive culture of innovation and purpose
  • Maintain and improve existing project management processes and templates. Including but not limited to Budget templates, time tracking processes, project documentation (eg SOW’s, debrief reports) and Change request procedures

Experience, skills and professional attributes:

  • Proven experience in technical digital project management
  • Thorough understanding of product development cycle from project inception through delivery and optimisation
  • Strong communicator with the ability to proactively work with multiple clients
  • A pragmatic and flexible approach, with a willingness to take on different roles and responsibilities

Desirable attributes:

  • Agile Project Management or Scrum Master qualification preferable
  • Fluency in German would be an advantage, but not essential

To succeed in this role, you must have:

  • Proven experience
  • Ability to seamlessly manage and deliver multiple projects
  • A passion for digital and associated technologies
  • An understanding of Agile principles and experience of applying them to put client needs at the centre of delivery
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels ranging from internal account executive to client project lead
  • A conciliatory, collaborative approach that brings teams together and prevents issues from escalating

This role is being managed exclusively by Purple Monkey Recruitment Ltd and all 3rd party applications will be forwarded to Andrew at PMR who will assume ownership of the application

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