Digital Project Manager
IT

Digital Project Manager

Full Time

£30,000 - £35,000

Due to huge amounts of growth within the company, we now have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Project Manager to join the IT team. With IT and technology at the very core of our DNA, this newly created role will bring real structure and organisation to help complete objectives and reach goals that are integral to the continuing success of the business. If you have a real passion for tech and running multiple projects, apply today!

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Day to Day Job

  • Coordinate projects from conception through to implementation - scoping requirements and identifying goals for each project.

  • Act as the Product Owner where required in the Agile/SCRUM development process.

  • Engage and liaise with stakeholders to understand the needs of individual projects.

  • Work with Project Lead Developers (eCommerce, Hub4HR, Antler) and Head of Tech Development to schedule, estimate and assign work. Work together to plan and create the product roadmaps.

  • Produce specifications for implementation of projects, acquire sign off and approval from stakeholders, and then work closely with Project Lead Developers to convert this into stories/tickets.

  • Ensure projects are on track, and keep all interested parties up to date with the status of projects.

  • Identify and implement KPIs and project milestones to help set expectations on progress and delivery.

  • Seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new projects, but also highlight potential risks/problems and act proactively to resolve issues.

  • Perform data gathering, handling and processing into actionable or usable insights.

Desired Skills

  • Highly organised, familiarity with working with gantt charts and project management methodologies, with the ability to adapt your approach as and when required.

  • Experience with Agile Software Development process is essential - utilising Scrum and/or Kanban, etc.

  • Passionate about product development, starting at concept through to delivery and to ownership.

  • Understanding of the retail eCommerce industry, and the ability to bridge the gap between technical development and commercial requirements.

  • Technical competence and familiarity with software development processes, database design and development.

  • Understanding of MVC architecture, and PHP MVC frameworks such as Laravel, Symfony and Zend.

  • Experience with UX/UI design, including familiarity with wireframing tools for design.

  • Great interpersonal skills, understanding and management of stakeholder relationships aiming to acquire good buy in from all involved.

  • Experience with Jira for software development and Jira Service Desk

  • Project Management and Product Owner qualifications are beneficial to your success.

  • A willingness to learn new skills and techniques to aid your development and progress for the company.

Benefits

  • On top of a competitive salary, we have a great bonus scheme available to all full-time employees, driven by your performance and discussed in your monthly one-to-one meeting with your line manager

  • A 20% staff discount available across the products we sell, ranging from the newest video games, board games and collectables, to technology, clothing and home and garden products

  • Modern facilities including free parking, free hot drinks (tea, coffee and hot chocolate), free fresh fruit and a cool chill out room kitted with the latest games, consoles and Netflix. We’re located right next to a KFC, McDonalds and Costa if that’s your cup of tea!

  • 22 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays) and an incremental holiday allowance, with an extra day at 3 years service, another at 4, and another at 5

  • Staff events throughout the year and an amazing Xmas party

  • Most importantly, we offer real career progression and  truck loads of job satisfaction

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