Digital Project Manager- Agile & Waterfall experience needed

Posted 27 September 2021
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Full time
Discipline Digital
Contact NameRochelle Vyas

Job description

This is a fantastic opportunity for an established Project Manager to join a remote based award-winning Digital Product Studio.

Ideally you will come from an agency background.

You'll be managing high performing creative and technical teams working across a wide range of clients from big name global brands to tech start-ups, in the delivery of digital projects including platforms, apps and games.

Working closely with clients and internal product owners, this is an opportunity for a client centric, motivated and highly organised Project Manager with a genuine love of technology to really make a positive impact.

This is a remote position open to candidates who are based in the UK with occasional travel to client and team meetings required.

Key responsibilities:

*End-to-end project delivery, from pitch to release
*Resource planning and scheduling of projects
*Working collaboratively with the studio leads to scope and estimate projects
*Working alongside the Client Services team to ensure projects are delivered to client's satisfaction, on time and on budget
*Running client meetings, ensuring objectives are being met - including assessing project risks and change control
*Building a strong partnership with clients - ensuring communication is regular, clear and work is collaborative
*Keeping the team on track and motivated
*Financial reporting including project overrun/underrun, work in progress, raising and tracking spend against purchase orders

Skills and experience:

*Experience of a software development environment - web build and app projects (and/or) games projects
*Have experience of managing external clients and project teams
*Have experience in managing projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies
*Comfortable taking the lead in daily stand-ups, sprint refinement, backlog and sprint ends
*Good working knowledge of JIRA and Kanban boards
*You're a natural collaborator and team player, with the ability to lead and guide your teams
*Exceptionally organised, well prepared and thorough
*Passionate about technology and always looking to learn and discover
*A clear and confident communicator
*Efficient, highly organised and have a solid understanding of digital products
*A good working knowledge of Microsoft Project

It's an advantage if you:

*Have certified Project Management qualifications such as PMI / PMBOK or Agile certifications
*Have used studio scheduling tools
*Understand planning of projects using Microsoft Project or Smart Sheets
*Experience of utilisation forecasting and reporting
*Project management responsibilities, number of projects managed at any one time, team size and structure
*Project / resource planning - including tools used to plan projects you've managed
*How you go about financial tracking of projects and reporting on profitability
*Knowledge of project management methodologies - particularly Agile and Waterfall

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are integral to everything that we do. We are committed to these values and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, and we are more than happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require.