Project manager job

24/06/2015 by Phil Shackleton

Due to a number of new business wins, we are recruiting for a project manager to join the Mixd team. We need someone who is highly organised, an adept juggler of projects, with a ‘can do’ attitude.

Summary of job role

  • Lead the planning and implementation of projects
  • Help define the project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Define project tasks and resource needs
  • Plan and schedule studio workflow
  • Manage project budgets
  • Track the project using appropriate tools
  • Provide direction and support to the project team
  • Lead the quality assurance process
  • Monitor progress and present status reports to stakeholders
  • Gather information on change requests for management review
  • Lead project reviews and gather learnings for future

Key skills

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Planning and organising
  • Decision-making
  • Communication
  • Adaptability
  • Team-work

Experience Required

  • Demonstrable knowledge of at least one project management methodology (Prince, Agile, etc.)
  • 4 years working in a web development agency in project management capacity
  • Familiarity with CMS, preferably WordPress

Role in detail

Project Planning

  • Determine stakeholders needs and expectations
  • Produce detailed project schedules to meet delivery dates
  • Allocate resources and establish schedule
  • Identify techniques for quality control
  • Understand risks, and identify contingency actions when needed
  • Establish communication plan and frequency
  • Agree required project documentation (functional spec, technical spec etc)

Project Execution

  • Manage timelines
  • Manage costs
  • Identify and manage risks
  • Prepare and present project documentation to stakeholders
  • Prepare and present project status reports to stakeholders
  • Support and direct project team

Project Closure

  • Ensure project completion criteria have been met
  • Obtain stakeholder approval for final deliverables
  • Handover project documentation
  • Conduct project review
  • Evaluate performance against defined project goals

About working at Mixd…

This is a full time position (or part time for the right candidate) working from our great new office in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. We are a small agency with a ‘hands-on’ attitude which means you’ll have the opportunity to get involved with all aspects of project work. You’ll be working with some exciting clients including the NHS and businesses in the leisure and tourism industries. We organise regular social events and an annual Mixd Adventure which have seen the team swinging from trees and abseiling down waterfalls!

What you’ll get…

In addition to being rewarded with a competitive salary based on your experience, you’ll benefit from:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary negotiable dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday per year (excluding public holidays)
  • MacBook laptop, monitor and workstation
  • Bonus for any leads directly generated
  • Monthly team breakfast/lunch and free fruit in the office

How to apply…

Get in touch with examples of your experience and why you’re the perfect candidate for our project manager job at: info@mixd.co.uk. Please, no recruitment agencies! You’ll be wasting your time and ours.

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