Senior Digital Project Manager

Location London
Discipline: Advertising, Creative Agencies, Digital, Tech / Dev
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £60k DOE plus benefits
Contact name: Steve

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Job ref: SS644
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Senior Digital Project Manager, Remote / Central London – Up to £60k DOE plus benefits

This specialised agency is a business sitting within larger award-winning ad agency. They position themselves as part creative, part strategic and part technical agency and as such the projects they are asked to support on are diverse! At any one time they might be building out the UX and UI of a global portal to supporting the development of a campaign metrics report to looking at a digital landscape audit. Are you their new Senior Digital Project Manager?

This Senior Digital Project Manager needs to be senior and flexible enough to actively support the team across these diverse projects. If you want to focus on only managing technical builds and working with developers, then this is not the role for you.

We’re looking for a Senior Digital Project Manager who:

-          Is an experienced digital project manager; equally effective delivering strategic digital projects as well as web builds

-          Believes in building strong relationships with other humans, whether they’re clients, colleagues, or other suppliers

-          Has exceptional eye for detail, leaving no stone unturned in the pursuit and documentation of information that contributes to successful project and programme delivery

-          Recognises that no two projects or clients are the same and can adapt methodology and communication to extract the most out of each individual scenario

-          Is an excellent communicator, recognising the need to be firm but fair when necessary, building and maintaining confidence with clients and stakeholders, enthusing, and supporting colleagues

-          Has a proven track record of working in a fast-paced environment, with consultants, developers, designers, and account managers, implementing full project lifecycles, from initiation to go-live and beyond, including training, UAT, deployment and support

-          Takes great pride in working under your own initiative, to deliver projects on time and within budget, whilst striving for efficiencies along the way

-          Believes that everyone’s experience matters, as professionals and as people in general

The skills / experience we’re looking for in this Senior Digital Project Manager:

-          Minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a creative/digital agency leading brand or digital team in a fast-paced environment comprised of pitching to clients, delivering a portfolio of work and managing client relationship

-          Able to clearly demonstrate the different project and programme management methodologies (E.g., Waterfall and Agile)

-          Ideally certifications in Agile (e.g., Scrum) or other qualifications such as - Prince 2, CAPM, PMP

-          Experience of working with strategic, data, creative (design and UX/UI) teams as well a software teams to manage an end-to-end project cycle

-          Understanding of common web technologies, technical architecture, platforms, CMS, and services

-          Strong client facing, presentation and negotiation skills

-          Have experience managing a portfolio of projects, a large project or small programme