Senior Project Manager
Agency: two jay
Location: manchester, United Kingdom
Posted: Jan 4, 2019 / Status: Open for applications
Salary: 38K - 45K d.o.e
Start date: ASAP
Who are we?
We are an eCommerce development agency and have built a strong reputation as one of the UK’s key Magento Enterprise Partners. Leading the way in terms of innovation and experience, our passion is helping businesses transition to their next stage of growth.
If you’re dynamic and passionate about eCommerce, Two Jay is a place to collaborate and grow your talents.
Purpose of the Senior Project Manager role
As a Senior Project Manager you have the responsibility to manage the delivery of concurrent projects within budget, time and quality requirements. You operate with a large degree of autonomy in managing your projects, your key objectives are delivery, quality and business success whilst engendering and promoting a collaborative team focused approach. You must be comfortable and confident in understanding your role as our Senior project manager, defending scope whilst seeing and developing opportunities for cross sell and upsell of services.
Main Duties of the Post
Create a positive team environment, fostering a culture of collaboration, and enabling the successful delivery of projects through the work of the team.
Ensure resource is appropriately assigned and serve as an escalation point for the rest of the team to help ensure work is completed on time and to budget.
Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders building a rapport and credibility with key people.
Effectively resolve issues and remove barriers to success. Know when to intervene, and be willing to be hands on with work when necessary.
Management and delivery of a number of concurrent projects.
Be able to identify the appropriate resource levels required to meet the demands of your projects.
Ensure projects are managed to protect profitability and change control is in place to manage scope.
Ensure your projects hit their deadlines in accordance with the planning process and the client brief.
Produce, manage and communicate project plans.
Knowledge and experience required:
2 yrs experience as a project manager in a commercial environment.
Experience in managing the following types of projects; digital, ecommerce, system integration, SEO optimisation and conversion optimisation.
Experience of working on the Magento v1 and v2 platform and Atlassian suite including Jira and Confluence would be highly desirable.
Must be able to demonstrate a portfolio of projects delivered ranging in value from £75- £200k or man days effort of 200 - 700 days.
Strong communication and management skills including people management, risk management,process organisation and technical expertise, negotiating and issue resolution capabilities.
The resilience to overcome issues and drive activity and results.
Confident in managing client expectations.
Able to engage in and manage negotiations, project issues, risks and opportunities.