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Join a truly ‘Tech For Good’ business, who are embarking on an exciting period of digital transformation, as the Digital Project Manager.

Category

Technology

Reference

tjs150321e

Salary

Up to £50,000

GBP 50000
Full-Time

Date Added

2021-03-15

2024-12-20

Level

Manager

Location

Wigan

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly
TELECOMMUTE

The Candidate Ltd


The Candidate are delighted to partner with a digital-first business in their search for an innovative Digital Project Manager. Embodying a natural drive to transition businesses into the most modern technology, the Digital Project Manager will be a core driver behind a variety of digital & technological projects planned which will be the foundation of further business growth. After continued growth in 2020 (and into 2021), the business controls a niche user platform which supports over 2 million customers which is focused on the concept of giving back to individuals in the community who support others.

Playing a critical part in the growth of the membership platform, and the digital experiences throughout the customer journey, the Digital Project manager will act as the conduit between the various in-house teams (marketing, product, development, design, sales, operations) and external digital agencies who focus on specific development projects. After modernising their platform tech stack, from monolithic PHP to microservices using .Net and hosted through AWS), the Digital Project Manager must be an idea person who is able to manage entire projects through from conception to delivery whilst managing the expectations of internal stakeholders. Working closely with the Technical Director and joining as the first hire into the PM team, you will have a large influence over the decision-making processes, and when the team does continue to expand, you will be offered a managerial capacity role whilst acting as the bridge between internal and external resource.

Currently the business is working on a fully remote basis but plan to return to a part office, part remote basis when possible. The team do already have some remote team members but understand that some aspects of Project Management will require face to face meetings. Fully flexible working environment and a caring philosophy embodied throughout.

Key Responsibilities of the Digital Project Manager vacancy:

  • Manage the entire project management lifecycle of digital & tech projects from conception through to delivery
  • Create new product roadmaps and manage throughout the product lifecycle
  • Act as the technical bridge between internal & external resource, giving a solid understanding of project requirements and maintaining effective communications to all stakeholders.
  • Aligning business needs and discovering the essential priorities for each project.
  • Introduce the most modern methodologies as you continuously keep up to date with industry best practises.
  • Grow out the project management function internally as you successfully deliver business critical projects

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Proven experience in a project manager capacity managing digital & tech projects from conception through to delivery.
  • Naturally technically & digitally focused, with a portfolio of projects you’ve successfully delivered.
  • Confident in managing processes with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Self motivated with the capacity to expand the projects management team as the first internal hire in the department.
  • Strong understanding of project management tools & software, with knowledge of seeing product roadmaps through to delivery
  • Able to manage expectations for internal teams whilst reporting back on project delivery & expectations.

What’s In It For You:

  • Salary up to £50,000
  • Part remote working with 2/3 days per week in the Wigan office
  • Growth and progression into a Head of Projects / Head of Delivery role
  • Autonomy to introduce new technology & methodologies as you see fit in a tech first environment
  • 25 days annual leave + BH
  • 9% private pension scheme (4% + 5%)

Does this sound like the job for you? Apply now!

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