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digital project manager

We are seeking a Digital Project Manager to join our relatively small but expanding team. You will be managing a team of 6, reporting back to the management team on the status of projects. You will need strong planning skills, excellent interpersonal communication, client management and experience managing web design & digital marketing projects.

Location: Remote/Essex
Salary: Based On Experience/Value Provided
Role: Full Time

The role

We are seeking a Digital Project Manager to join our relatively small but expanding team. You will be managing a team of 6, reporting back to the management team on the status of projects. You will need strong planning skills, excellent interpersonal communication, client management and experience managing web design & digital marketing projects.

life as an impacter

All our team share similar traits and we expect you to also possess.

You use your initiative.

Always considering what is next, considering what could go wrong and use logic to make decisions to drive a project or the business forward.

You’re Ambitious

You are not happy with sitting still; you’re hungry for success and want to constantly progress in your career. You always want to deliver better and improve yourself and your skillsets.

You are a Spot The Difference champion.

Your attention to detail is out of this world. You can spot the things that others don’t and can look at a visual file and a live site and see immediately spot the difference to the nearest pixel.

You’re fighting the corner of the user

You want to create websites that people want to use. You’re committed to producing easy to navigate, simple to use and rapid to load experiences that work on the devices that users use most.

You are all about the latest tech & software

You are always looking at the latest technology to make your role easier, more efficient and improve internal processes or systems.

You have the tunes on and are ready to roll

You have a playlist ready, headphones on, are distraction free and are ready to roll up your sleeves to hit project deadlines.

You are the most organised person you know

You plan ahead. You value your time so want to make the best use of it. Allocating the right time preparing for meetings and calls to ensure that you don’t waste someone else’s time.  

You enjoy and love what you do

You are truly passionate about your role and can talk about it until the sun comes up. You thrive on the pressure of deadlines and can keep your cool in all situations.

You get actively involved in workplace banter

You can confidently share an embarrassing story about yourself as an initiation, knowing that this will be a conservation starter for your colleagues.

Examples – James once won a flower arranging competition. Martin once worked in a strip club (As a DJ)

JOB description

You will be responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of web/ eCommerce projects. You will help define the project scope, deliver the project documentation, develop estimates and project plans. You will oversee the delivery and execution process to the highest quality, managing the client alongside the development/design team. You will need to have the ability to set-up and run multiple projects and drive projects to completion.

responsibilities
  • Deliver high quality, cutting edge web projects on time and on budget
  • Supporting the team in implementation of both small and large projects
  • We have several projects running at any one time, so you’ll need to juggle multiple tasks without missing deadlines.
  • Hold scheduled one to one progress check meetings with each member of staff
  • Leading a team of 7 members of staff in order to ensure they meet deadlines, keeping the clients up to date throughout the process and quality checking the work that is produced.
  • Relaying feedback between the clients and the internal team.
  • Managing the performance of team members and quality controlling work that is produced
  • Budget & time management of projects and staff time
  • Conducting regular team meetings to plan the projects, review whether the client is happy, the work is completed on time, within budget and to a high standard
  • Assist in helping to grow the current client base with an active role in the company performance and targets
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement in the processes or systems within the department by evaluating the quality of work produced.
  • Managing risks and responding quickly to issues as and when they arise
  • Hold planning sessions, daily scrums and retrospectives
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to continuously review how we deliver, and show innovation in contributing to the development of our processes
  • Providing creative briefs for the design and development team on projects
  • Working with directors on proposals, schedules and budgets.
  • Improving processes throughout the company.
  • Ensuring key Service Level Agreements are met.
Key Requirements
  • Analytically minded with the ability to think on your feet and co-ordinate many moving parts
  • Experienced managing other people’s time effectively
  • Well-rounded in understanding of project management frameworks and delivery processes
  • Able to work in an Agile environment (is an advantage)
  • Very familiar with Scrum methodology
  • Familiar of Test Driven Development
  • Able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical people
  • Highly organised with a strong eye for detail
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are imperative
  • Ability to work under pressure, change direction when required and work on a range of client projects at the same time
  • A team player with a confident and can-do attitude
  • You are a people person and your written and verbal skills are great.
  • You are very organised.
  • You can meet budgets and report on them.
  • You are client facing and don’t mind meetings / video calls.
  • Form strong relationships with the client and develop communication channels between the relevant parties
  • Agency experience
  • Experience with WordPress / CMS and uploading / managing content.
  • Technical competence and understanding of Adobe Photoshop / Sketch, HTML5, HTML and CSS
  • Understanding of hosting environments, domains and DNS.
Would be Nice Features

3 Yrs + Experience with WordPress

Daily activities
  • Managing key client accounts
  • Help plan projects from briefing through to delivery
  • Liaising and updating stakeholders on the status of projects
  • Advising clients on cost, available resources, problems and solutions
  • Tracking the project deliverables and matching those with agreed deadlines
  • Reporting on success criteria for delivered projects by measuring results

You will also be required to carry out any other reasonable duties falling within your capabilities as the business / Company so require.

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