Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Project Manager

£30,000 to £40,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Apr 28, 2021

Project Manager

Our client is an award-winning and market-leading North-East based digital agency, highly focussed on the importance of mobile technology, digital strategy and user experience. With an impressive portfolio of clients and strong growth over many years, the company is currently seeking to add an experienced Project Manager to its friendly team.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation which is proud of its strong technical background. As Project Manager, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Activity and resource planning
  • Resource management and administration, including updating Forecast, and working with the team to resolve any clashes in resource that may arise
  • Review holiday requests, ensuring sufficient resource is available to meet project deadlines
  • Organising and motivating the project team
  • Controlling time management and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Cost estimation and budget control
  • Managing risks in the project
  • Supporting the wider commercial team

As Project Manager you’ll need:

  • Recent, proven Project Manager experience, responsible for planning, organising and leading the delivery of multiple software or web development projects, varied in size, that provide exceptional business value to clients
  • Extensive experience in the delivery of projects with multi-disciplinary teams including UX, Creative, Developers and QA Personnel - digital agency experience highly desirable
  • Qualified (or working towards) as a certified SCRUM Master
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices, with the ability to blend as required
  • Proven experience in compiling scope of requirements documents, progress reports and change control documents as well as budgetary control and stakeholder reporting
  • The ability to meet with clients and confidently drive face to face meetings
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organisational skills
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high levels of customer trust and confidence
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools, such as Jira, VSTS, Microsoft Project and Office tools
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels

Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

Project Manager, Newcastle upon Tyne

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