Digital Project Manager - York

Expiring today

Location
York, Yorkshire
Salary
£25,000 - £32,000 per annum
Posted
23 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
1456483
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position: Digital Project Manager
Location: York
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent

Client is fast growing digital agencies is looking for a technical project manager to join their team to manage the delivery of an array of web and mobile projects for organisations around the world.

They work with Laravel PHP, Java and Swift to produce cutting edge digital solutions to what are often complex specifications for front facing and back office systems.

The Role

As a technical project manager your responsibilities will include:

Managing projects through their full lifecycle, including working with sales and business analysts to map out a digital solutions from the beginning
Managing the scheduling of resources across a number of projects simultaneously
Working with clients to provide regular updates on the status of their project, including the potential for face to face meetings involving some travel - primarily to London
Production of feature documents, user stories and managing change requests. This could involve some wireframe production work alongside the business analyst.
Managing project scope, and ensuring potential future project phases are well documented
Ensuring a thorough understanding of client goals and objectives for the product, including a technical understanding where applicable
Gathering estimates and presenting these back to the client in a way to ensure they are accepted!

The Requirements

With the company growing at a very quick rate, many job roles change and adapt over time. You will also have the freedom to implement new processes, procedures and practices that are rolled out across the entire organisation - and are actively encouraged to do so.

Required:
Experience of project management within a digital agency or in house development team, including briefing people across a variety of disciplines (design, testing, development)
Experience with stakeholder management
Experience producing functional and technical specification documents
Any experience with testing and QA
A confident, professional and client facing personality
Extreme organisation, and work well under pressure with high workloads and tight deadlines

Ideal
Converting client requests into technical solutions through wireframing, project specifications and design and development briefing documents and sessions.
Knowledge of development principles, technical systems architecture or other tech related experience
Experience of Jira, Slack, Balsamiq Mockups, Google Drive
Knowledge of the development lifecycle for mobile applications and web platforms using either waterfall or agile methodologies (we currently use a hybrid, but are more waterfall focussed).

Benefits
A competitive salary
Training where training is required
Team activity days - paintballing, regular drinks and other activities
Beer Fridays in the office
Office pool table and games consoles
Full access to Perkbox: http://netsells.perkbox.co.uk
An exciting and vibrant working environment Share options in new exciting company launched projects An ability to genuinely have an impact on an award winning agency that's going places.

Additional information:
Based and the job is in York but candidates can be interviewed in London if necessary
Reasonably flexible on experience but looking for someone technical
Non-Negotiables
Candidates must be comfortable/experienced speaking to clients on the phone and face to face
Experience of project management within a digital agency or in house development team, including briefing people across a variety of disciplines (design, testing, development)
Experience producing functional and technical specification documents

Benefits
Commission
Flexible
Opportunities to work from home


KEY SKILLS
Project management, technical project management, wireframing, specification, client liasing

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 020 3371 7671