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Technical project manager

Detailed job description.

Level: Senior

Opening date: December 2018

 

The role

We are looking for an individual who has an understanding of the digital process and an excellent level of technical knowledge, underpinned by excellent budget and schedule planning, client management and project reporting skills.

Reporting to the project director, you will be predominantly managing a number of clients across the business. You will also have responsibility for working with the agency designers, developers, strategists and client services to ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget and to the best possible quality.

Ideally, you will have a strong background of project delivery and should be confident in project managing complex web builds utilising both waterfall and agile / scrum methodologies.

This is a great opportunity for you if you are striving to take your career to the next level working for a dynamic agency. We all work closely together and take pride in producing top quality work.

 

Responsibilities

We are looking for someone with the following skills, knowledge and experience to help us bolster our project management offering:

  • Planning digital projects from the initial stages through to final delivery
  • Acting as the key contact for clients (supported by project director or client services director)
  • Identifying and implementing KPIs and project milestones
  • Reviewing project resources and providing an analysis on whether they meet the demands of the project
  • Forming strong relationships with the client and developing communication channels between the relevant parties
  • Ensuring key Service Level Agreements are met
  • Regularly updating key stakeholders on project status
  • Overseeing the project’s financial budget, notifying stakeholders of key cost implications, changes to budget, spending and cost changes
  • Develop current client relationships to have some commercial responsibility for new business (not target lead).

 

Experience and skills

We are looking for the successful applicant to have:

  • Over four years agency experience implementing technical digital projects across a range of industry sectors and working closely with senior client stakeholders
  • Case studies demonstrating your methodology towards project management
  • Previous experience in agile working methods
  • Experience of delivering projects utilising content management systems such as Sitecore, EpiServer, and Umbraco
  • Exposure to and understanding of web technologies (.Net C#, PHP, SQL) and their appropriateness for use
  • Advanced skills in using a range of management tools (such as Jira, Excel, Harvest, MS Project)
  • Demonstrable experience in organising, conducting and analysing a programme of work from start to finish
  • A strong presenter and communicator who is comfortable leading from the front with clients and internal teams

 

About Aqueduct

Aqueduct have been designing digital solutions, campaigns, innovation programmes and strategy for our clients for over fifteen years. Continuously evolving as an agency, we have always championed the customer experience in our long-standing relationships with our clients. Working as a collaborative partner to our clients, we advise, design and maintain solutions and strategic innovation programmes for brands in the retail, sport, charity, music, financial, property, travel, automotive and FMCG sectors.

As the senior technical project manager, you will be integral to the future success of this team, to work closely with others to shape, lead and inspire design solutions. Aqueduct has strong relationships with our clients and you may be required to work both at a client site in addition to the company offices in east London. We look for grown-ups to join our team, each member is expected to be proactive and self-manage their own responsibilities both on projects and in the team itself.

 

Interested?

If this sounds like what you are looking for then please get in touch with your online portfolio or detailed CV, and send to: join@aqueduct.co.uk

Aqueduct | Technical project manager