Senior Project Manager - Digital
London, England, United Kingdom
Our client is the world’s leading creative content production company. Born to make the best work brilliantly, we combine craft, insight and technology to bring creative work to life for many of the world’s most famous brands.
The UK Digital Department scopes, designs and delivers engaging and high-quality online experiences for global brands. We work in collaboration with their creative and strategic agency partners to create meaningful digital communications aimed at their UK and global customer bases. We work with our internal teams and partners to fulfil large scale global digital projects. As part of the team, you will be responsible for the creation of brand sites, mobile and tablet applications, and CRM integrations. You will find the department a friendly, vibrant and dedicated team – focused on delivering for our clients.
The role of the Senior Project Manager is to plan, document, execute and complete large scale global digital web and app projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes inhouse and offshore briefing and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.
In addition to this The Project Manager will need to be self-sufficient and must possess a solid understanding of both the Project Lifecycle and Project Management best practices.
The successful candidate will need to work closely with all digital departments within the practice. This means that they will need to be able to communicate intelligently and effectively with Creative, Technical, and Account Management. As such, must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills as well experience of large-scale digital project deliveries.
Emphasis on best practice project management techniques
Management of projects with at least £100K budget
Initiating projects including scope, budget and schedule
Project execution including scope change, briefing, burn rate and progress tracking
Project closure documentation
Attend internal meetings as a representative of the Digital production team as and when required
All Project Managers must have proven experience of the following competencies:
Scope Management: The ability to control the work included in a project, ensuring that all the work that has been scoped and budgeted can be delivered
Time Management: The ability to ensure timely completion of projects, including activity (task) definition and sequencing processes
Cost Management: The ability to plan, estimate and control costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget. This includes resource planning, cost budgeting and project reconciliation
Quality Management: The ability to ensure that project delivery meets the quality needs for which the project as defined by both best practice and client expectations
Resource Management: The ability to task manage globally distributed project teams; this includes aligning on project objectives and goals, defining roles in the project and assigning project team members to those roles
Communications Management: The ability to link people (including team members and stakeholders), ideas, and information throughout a project life cycle
Risk Management: The ability to identify, analyse, and properly respond to project risks
Client Servicing: The ability to manage client needs through the entire project lifecycle
Organisation: The ability to juggle a varied workload and to prioritise time effectively
Passion for and understanding of internet technologies is as must
Drupal/Web CMS exposure a must