Project Manager – Newcastle

Project Manager – Newcastle

The company is a digital product studio, specialising in apps for mobile and the web. We create smart and sensible software to link people with an innovative approach to the future. Our aim is to support the ideas that are changing the world, using intuitive design to simplify the complex and technical. Founded in 2010, the company have grown into a successful SME operating from their Newcastle city centre HQ.

Their work environment appeals to avid learning team players who are self-motivated, flexible, and inquisitive. We believe in working together as peers over hierarchies, encouraging all to support and learn from each other. Our selection of collaborative spaces caters  for creative and dynamic teamwork, something we consider to be a key driver in delivering our innovative, leading digital products.

Key Responsibilities:
● Manage a variety of projects and be accountable for successful project delivery
● Responsible for upholding project management best practices
● Responsible for relationships with client’s project team
● Manages internal team tasks against the project plan
● Responsible for the development of project requirements, timelines and resource plans
● Develop, implement and manage the project plan; ability to create detailed work breakdown structures
● Responsible for resource allocation
● Day to day management of projects from initiation through implementation and deployment
● Manage change and evaluate risks and assess potential impacts on project delivery
● Communicates status of project to the project team, management team and client
● Monitors and communicates project status and adjusts resources and priorities accordingly
● Ensures changing resource and project requirements are communicated to all members of the project team, and that the changes are understood by all members of the team
● Ensures all change management documentation is executed and understood by all team members
● Oversee the project team’s activities to guarantee overall quality of work and ensure the project is delivered on time and on a budget

Required Skills:
● Experience managing complex, multi-discipline projects
● Proven project management skills with the ability to multi-task
● A high-level of attention to detail with excellent organisational skills
● Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with and manage a wide variety of professional staff
● Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, delivered in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner
● Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organisation
● Takes ownership and responsibility for their work
● Responds professionally to feedback and is able to admit mistakes quickly
● A self-starter who identifies opportunities and potential problems – addressing them effectively and efficiently
● Professional, flexible, and able to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
● Strong organisational, time management skills.
● Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail.
● Seeks out opportunities for self-development and continuing education.
● Goes above and beyond prescribed duties as and when required
Preferred Skills:
● Understanding of digital design and software development
● Competent using project management software. JIRA preferred.
● Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with and manage a wide variety of professional staff
● Experience in presenting to and interacting with senior management of client organisations
● Ability to cost estimate large range of project types, and to track and meet budgets
● Willingness to travel
Perks:
● 26 days holiday + bank holidays
● Contribution pension scheme
● Life insurance

 

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