Senior Project Manager

Full Time Bristol Bristol (County) IT Job Pro UK

Senior Project Manager – Digital Agency – Bristol. Langham Recruitment is looking for a Senior Project Manager with Digital Agency experience to work for a much-admired customer experience digital agency, which employs 300 staff, and works with some of the world’s biggest brands including Selfridges, Adidas, BMW, Rolls Royce, Ford, The FA, Centrica and Bodyshop. This role will be responsible for managing the strategic and technical delivery of a programme of work across some of the agency’s largest and most commercially focused accounts.
 
Skills experienced / Required:

Minimum 5 years’ digital agency experience
Accomplished at managing multiple work streams and programmes of ongoing updates/improvements
Experience of running multiple design and build projects of £150k plus from start to finish
Experience of managing remote resources and teams
Experience with technically complex and commercially led digital platforms
Excellent project management skills, with experience of managing budgets, estimates and schedules
Excellent internal and client management skills, with a proven ability to add value internally and for clients, ensuring on time, on budget and on brief delivery
Agile and Waterfall methodologies
Project management documentation, such as product and sprint backlogs, RACI, burn down charts and user stories
In depth understanding of multiple CMS platforms
In depth understanding of project management software, such as MS Office and MS Project (essential), and Codebase, JIRA, Basecamp (desired)Responsibilities:
Project Management

Manage the client relationship at a senior level, communicating technical and strategic issues and proposing approaches and solutions
Understand and interpret the clients’ business objectives and requirements against multiple work streams, with the ability to assess, plan and prioritise
Work with the account management team to define the scope of projects and work streams, producing detailed plans, budgets and specifications
Ensure ideas are realistic and achievable and seek to find the best solution within time and budget
Project manage and deliver end to end campaign and project performance for projects of £200k plus
Monitor campaign and project performance, timelines and budgets, and report on these regularly to the account management team
Ensure delivery against estimates, budgets and timelines
Identify and resolve issues before they arise
Facilitate continual process and delivery reviews
Prepare functional specifications, in collaboration with UX and technology teams
Work collaboratively with other agency teams, including strategy, UX, design, editorial and technology to ensure the best result for your projects Leadership and Management

Lead direct reports, ensuring they are inspired and motivated to deliver the best work possible
Supervise and guide your reports on a daily basis, and hold daily updates and weekly 1:1s
Carry out annual appraisals, setting clear objectives and a career plan to work towards
Ensure reports regularly update their project information and timesheets
Improve working methods both internally and with clients on a continuous basis
Review and provide guidance on budgets and timelines for those projects which do not require involvement from the production department on a day to day basisWorking Arrangements
The role is 100% remote during current restrictions.
Hybrid working arrangement post pandemic including working from home (if desired) working on site in central Bristol and client visits to London.
 
Salary / Benefits

Salary range £50,000 to £60,000
Private Medical Insurance
Wellness Programme
Flexible Working / Work From Home
Subsidised Gym
Maternity Pay & Shared Parental Leave
Moving House Day
Life Assurance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Healthcare CashPlan
Subsidised Dental
Extensive Discount ProgrammeThis Digital Agency Project Manager vacancy is being handled by Langham Recruitment Ltd. Langham Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales (reg (phone number removed))

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