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Mid level & Senior Project Managers needed for award winning agency

Full-time Sequence in Cardiff

We are looking for a Middleweight and a Senior Project Manager to join our talented team.

Based in our Cardiff office you’ll be working in a fast-paced and friendly environment. You’ll be responsible for managing the successful delivery of a range of digital projects for a number of high profile clients so ideally you’ll have a great attitude, excellent organisation and communication skills and a genuine passion to get things done well.

You will have a successful track record of managing a number of concurrent projects, preferably within an agency environment and be really committed to delivering amazing results. You will need to be good at interpreting client requirements, translating technical speak and documenting specifications to a high standard.

You must have at least 2 – 3 years’ experience of budget holding responsibility project management for web application or user experience driven software.

Key responsibilities of the role include:
• Responsibility for the delivery of enterprise web application projects on time and budget and to high quality. Able to ensure that functional and non-functional requirements are given equal priority to achieve the final result.
• Leadership of a highly experienced team of professionals in disciplines from UX to performance testing. Able to link up specialists in our team with specialists on client side and keep track of both.
• Proactively manage the specification and build of the project using tenacity and commercial awareness whilst maintaining a sense of urgency and keeping your team motivated.
• Manage internal and external risks exceptionally well, being confident to challenge unclear requirements or aspirations, ensuring a win-win result.
• Apply your experience of project management techniques – estimating, detailed MS Project plan development, dependency mapping, WBS production, progress tracking, risk management, test cycle management to lead to a successful result.
• Keep accurate, organised records of all aspects of the project, including management of PIDs, Issue Logs, Risk Logs and Project Finance, providing a complete audit trail of decisions, project progress sign-offs etc.
• Stay on top of developments in digital marketing technology to a suitable standard for client management at executive level, empathising with the priorities and needs of a range of customers from public sector to private.

Mandatory skills:
• Demonstrable experience of web application project management preferably in an agency environment. For Middleweight PMs we are looking for 2 – 3 years’ experience, for Senior PMs we are looking for 4 – 5 years’ experience.
• Responsibility for overseeing the production of technical documentation, also experience in business analysis and creation of functional specifications would be a strong advantage
• Thorough understanding of web application technology and the current marketplace
• Solid track record of working with specific PM methodologies and software project management approaches, preferably Prince2 and Agile
• Proactive, customer focussed and able to act with urgency
• Ability to manage a project over its entire lifespan, from UX and design through to UAT and go-live.

In addition to these skills we are looking for someone who is passionate about the web and thrives from working in a team of like-minded people.

In return we will give the right candidate the following benefits:
• Great salary depending on experience (£26k – £31k for Middleweight PM, £29k – £35k for Senior PM)
• Contributory (3%) Pension
• Child-Care voucher scheme
• Cycle purchase scheme
• Training
• Social events
• Subsidised gym membership

To apply for this post please send the following to claire.scantlebury@sequence.co.uk
• Your updated CV and salary expectation
• A brief note explaining why you want to develop your career at Sequence


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Published at 22-10-2012
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