Digital Project Manager (temp to perm)

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£35-£45k
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
11 Oct 2018
Ref
EM1381
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Digital / Web
Job Functions
Project Manager

Award winning design agency  is looking for an exceptionally talented digital project manager with more than 4 years of agency experience working with cutting-edge responsive websites, social and interactive applications for large-scale touchscreen, desktop, tablet and mobile

Working directly with the Digital Director and Digital Account Director, you will be a strong Digital Project Manager with a background in delivering high quality websites, mobile websites

and interactives experiences with in-depth experience of managing design and build projects.

The ideal candidate will be friendly, approachable and have the ability to work within a project team of Client Services, Creative and Developers.

You will be/have:

• A client centric approach to your work, including waterfall and agile approaches

• A passion for the work that you do

• Enjoy working in a cross disciplinary team

• Devoted to keeping up to date with web technologies

• Enthusiastic to share your experiences

• Passionate about building websites and digital media

• Keep positivity up in the face of adversity

• A strong character to inform and educate on best practices, internally and externally and to present ideas and concepts to clients

• Ability to “stick to guns” on best practices

• Manage around 15 small-to-medium projects at once plus one very large project

• Establish rapport and maintain long-term relationships with client representatives and executives

• Prioritise and set expectations on key deliverables

• Utilize sound project management processes and tools to instil project management discipline and work collaboratively with other team members

• Effectively manage multiple projects to deliver on cost, quality, and timing targets

• Being heavily involved in briefing from client needs to the internal team

• Produce rapid and accurate cost estimates and project timelines

• Production of contact reports, status reports and purchase orders

• A good knowledge of website UX

To perform this job successfully, the individual should have:

• At least 4 years of project management or production experience in a technical consultancy/digital agency.

• Possess outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Strong track record in managing projects for the full Software Development Life Cycle.

• Experience in an online project management tool and ability to train others to use it as the only project communication tool.

• Communicating and devising technical solutions.

• Ability to take on client training courses to help them use their CMS.

• Proven experience in educating others in best practice and ensuring they follow them.

• Identifying risks and assumptions early in (and throughout) the production process.

• Education and de-mystifying the process and technologies for the account team and clients.

• Experience of working with Project Management software to manage tasks, milestones, dependencies, specifically Trello and Teamwork.

• Experience in creating and understanding of project Gantt charts and other relevant project documentation (Statements of Work, Resource models etc.)

• Great written and verbal communication abilities, with experience of working with others to build consensus

• Management of external contractors booked via YunoJuno system.

• Reconciling project finances and ensuring that estimates and actual costs meet agency expectations.

• Regular project status reports to both the account teams and directors.

• Internet best practices and the impact that these have on clients.

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