Project Manager

Project Management

The role

As Project Manager you are accountable for the end-to-end delivery of a diverse range of projects, within an agreed but flexible framework and governance structure.

 

In this role you will:

 

  • Work with the Head of Project Management to decide which approach should be deployed on each project including the appropriate use of documentation and controls including but not limited to User Stories and Acceptance Criteria, Project Plans, Wireframes, Technical Specs, Test Plans, Project Reports and Client Action Logs.
  • Ensure JIRA and Confluence are being utilised in line with our process, that JIRA boards are maintained and that each project has an eazyBI ETC report.
  • Maintaining a Risk and Issues log and working to mitigate these.
  • Monitori progress vs plan and taking corrective action or escalating when required.
  • Provide progress updates to internal stakeholders and communicating directly with client stakeholders.
  • Facilitate workshops and producing associated outputs.
  • Lead the delivery team in scoping, producing costs and robust capacity and delivery plans, whilst ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well together
  • Identify obstacles and help the team plan around or overcome them
  • Prioritise work and focus the team on what is most important to achieve a good outcome for our clients
  • Encourage and facilitate continuous improvement
  • You will help lead the team from the front, inspiring and driving the team to share our ethos for hard work and great results.

 

Salary

£40,000 - £60,000

Skills & attributes

Is it for you?

  • Project delivery practices: You can identify, compare, and decide which processes or delivery methods to use.
  • Financial management: You understand our pricing model and work with the wider team to appropriately scope and cost work. You know how to balance cost vs. value. You understand the importance of revenue recognition and work with the Development Project/Team lead to ensure ETC’s are accurate, properly considered and completed on a weekly basis.
  • Communication: You know how to communicate effectively, overcoming departmental boundaries. You can effectively translate and accurately communicate to technical and non-technical stakeholders as well as facilitate discussions within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Planning: You know the importance of planning and forecasting and the different ways to develop a plan. You know how to communicate plans, assumptions, and progress to stakeholders.
  • Making our process work: You focus on the outcome. You challenge disproportionate processes and suggest improvements to broken ones.
  • Ownership and initiative: You take ownership of problems and work with the necessary teams to resolve them.
  • Maintaining delivery momentum: You understand the different phases of project delivery and can contribute to, plan, and run these. You can solve issues and unblock problems. You know how to plan work, track progress, and use the relevant agile ceremonies to ensure the team are working towards delivery commitments.
  • Team dynamics and collaboration: You can maintain, influence, and motivate a team. You can give and receive feedback. You can recognise and deal with issues and facilitate conflict resolution. You know how to help teams maintain a focus on delivery while being aware of budget and timeline constraints.

What's in it for you?

Benefits

Generous Pension Scheme

We want a secure future for all our team. Join our Pension Scheme and 10% will be matched by us.

Lots of holidays

34 days holidays so we can all relax and enjoy our time off. Also, you get an extra day for every year you work (up to 5 extra days)

Free Gym Membership

Exclusive membership to the hi-tech Village Gym, or a contribution to a gym of your choice

Flexible working

We have been a champion of flexible working long before the pandemic

Free Private Healthcare

Every team member gets private healthcare, to make sure you get access to the best treatment.

Mental health aware

We are passionate about mental health, so everyone gets access to our 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme. You can also become one of our mental health first aiders.

42% off a New Bike

Take part in the Cycle-to-Work scheme and save up to 42% on a new bike.

Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Leave

We are a family-oriented company. Get enhanced maternity and paternity leave and a huge celebration when you bring in the baby!

Daily Coffee, Friday Drinks and Mountains of Fruit

Fresh fruit, bottomless caffeine, and celebratory drinks every Friday for a week well done!

The Best Social Scene

From summer BBQs on a private island on Loch Lomond to Christmas glamour there’s always something to look forward to.

£1000 Referral Bonus

You get a grand every time one of your friends join the team.

Long-term service rewards

The longer you stay, the more we celebrate you. At each major milestone you’ll get a surprise gift as a big thank you.

After you’ve sent in your CV…

Application process

The interview

This is a telephone or Teams call to chat about your experience and what the role looks like. It’s your chance to show us what makes you remarkable.

The task

Take on a small task to let us see your skills in action. Once complete you’ll meet with up to 3 people from your team to discuss the task.

Meet the team

Our culture is precious to us. So senior and externally facing roles involve an additional meeting with members of the board to ensure the candidate is a good fit for the business.

You're in! Now what?

Getting started

The Tour

Meet the team, tour the studios and learn how we work. We want you to feel comfortable, and you get to know a few people who can help you out.

The induction

This dedicated induction with our People and Culture team will make sure you’re fully up to speed with your role and how to get things done. At this point, you should feel inspired and confident to get started.

The first 3 months

We’ll help you put together a 3-month programme covering key competencies, support and learning outcomes to make sure you’re fully equipped to thrive.

Get a Buddy

After the induction period, there will still be a lot of new things, so everyone new is paired with a Buddy, who will be your go-to for any questions you have! And then it’s onwards and upwards!

Ongoing support

Our people and culture team conduct regular welfare check-ins to ensure everything is working out the way you’d hoped and ensure you feel supported

Breakfast with the Founders

John, JJ and Garry are keen to have the chance to meet everyone that joins the team. You get breakfast and a chance to ask anything and maybe hear one or two stories from their colourful pasts!

Interested?

Does this sound like your dream job? Apply now or read on to find out more

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