Senior Digital Project Manager, Leading Agency jobs in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership

As Digital Project Manager you are accountable for the end-to-end delivery of a diverse range of projects, within an agreed but flexible framework and governance structure.In this role you will:Work with the Head of Project Management to decide which approach should be deployed on each project including the appropriate use of documentation and controls including but not limited to User Stories and Acceptance Criteria, Project Plans, Wireframes, Technical Specs, Test Plans, Project Reports and Client Action Logs.Ensure JIRA and Confluence are being utilised in line with our process, that JIRA boards are maintained and that each project has an eazyBI ETC report.Maintaining a Risk and Issues log and working to mitigate these.Monitor progress vs plan and taking corrective action or escalating when required.Provide progress updates to internal stakeholders and communicating directly with client stakeholders.Facilitate workshops and producing associated outputs.Lead the delivery team in scoping, producing costs and robust capacity and delivery plans, whilst ensuring they are motivated, collaborating and working well togetherIdentify obstacles and help the team plan around or overcome themPrioritise work and focus the team on what is most important to achieve a good outcome for your clientsEncourage and facilitate continuous improvementYou will help lead the team from the front, inspiring and driving the team to share their ethos for hard work and great results.The Ideal Candidate:Project delivery practices: You can identify, compare, and decide which processes or delivery methods to use.You will have a minimum of 5 years digital project management experience, ideally within an agency settingFinancial management: You understand our pricing model and work with the wider team to appropriately scope and cost work. You know how to balance cost vs. value. You understand the importance of revenue recognition and work with the Development Project/Team lead to ensure ETC’s are accurate, properly considered and completed on a weekly basis.Communication: You know how to communicate effectively, overcoming departmental boundaries. You can effectively translate and accurately communicate to technical and non-technical stakeholders as well as facilitate discussions within a multi-disciplinary team.Planning: You know the importance of planning and forecasting and the different ways to develop a plan. You know how to communicate plans, assumptions, and progress to stakeholders.Making our process work: You focus on the outcome. You challenge disproportionate processes and suggest improvements to broken ones.Ownership and initiative: You take ownership of problems and work with the necessary teams to resolve them.Maintaining delivery momentum: You understand the different phases of project delivery and can contribute to, plan, and run these. You can solve issues and unblock problems. You know how to plan work, track progress, and use the relevant agile ceremonies to ensure the team are working towards delivery commitments.Team dynamics and collaboration: You can maintain, influence, and motivate a team. You can give and receive feedback. You can recognise and deal with issues and facilitate conflict resolution. You know how to help teams maintain a focus on delivery while being aware of budget and timeline constraints.This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading full service digital agencies based in Glasgow (you’ll be in the office 2 days/week) and you’ll enjoy a great culture, a defined career path and world class benefits.Salary package to c£67,000 (to £60k basic).FURTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership are a specialist recruitment agency and recruiting partner within the Marketing, Digital communications/PR, Creative & Design and Advertising industry for Scotland, both agency and client side.When submitting your application, please outline your current salary, salary expectations and notice period. It is also essential that you are already legally permitted to work in the UK with the associated paperwork if you are not a UK citizen.If you are not currently living in Scotland, please explain/outline your plans and timelines for relocation to Scotland. We are a Scottish based recruiter who generally do not represent “remote” opportunities – thus you will be either living in Scotland or have solid plans to relocate.We cannot guarantee a response to each individual application, made necessary by the level of response we receive. We will contact only those candidates we wish to shortlist. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that no applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or race.Unless clearly stated otherwise, the advertised position is a permanent contract.

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