Mobile Project Manager - Apps

Location: London

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £45000 - £60000 per year (plus benefits)

Posted: 24th November 2016

Industry: Mobile Apps, Project Management, Agency

My client is a full service mobile agency with an amazing reputation for mobile innovation, creative technology and product design. Due to some huge recent client wins there is now the need to bolster the project management and delivery team with a talented midweight project manager with proven digital and mobile experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a recognised pioneer and leader of the mobile space and work on a very high profile, big budget client project right from day 1.

The Project Manager is responsible for the planning and day to day management of client projects, instilling confidence in both the client and my clients internal teams. Working directly on complex medium to large mobile applications, web and tablet projects, managing each phase and ensuring each project is run and managed to complete and deliver on time and on budget. You will be passionate about pushing mobile technologies. Your approach means you are solutions focused and you possess energy, drive and determination. You take pride in everything you do and are keen to learn as well as educate.

The role:

  • Day to day management of digital projects

  • Maintaining an accurate financial view of your projects at all times

  • Managing project budgets, ensuring delivery against revenue goals

  • Manage projects from start to completion, mitigate risks, manage resource planning on an ongoing and proactive basis

  • Product accurate and timely weekly status reports

  • Lead team problem solving efforts

  • Management of less experience members of the Project Management team

  • Participate in, post-project reviews, putting into practice lessons learnt

Essential stuff:

  • PRINCE2 accreditation.

  • Experience of Agile methodologies

  • Minimum of 5 years project management experience of which some are in mobile

  • Previous experience as a Project Manager in a mobile/digital agency environment

  • First class project planning skills and experience

  • Experience managing projects successfully from start to finish, confident at project initiation stage

  • Able to approach challenges with intelligent solutions and take what can at times be a pressured environment in your stride

  • Experience of crisis management situations with positive results

  • Ability to prioritise workload, risks and issues

  • Ability to work independently with little direction and tight deadlines

  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint, Proficiency in Microsoft Project or similar

Person Profile:

  • Organised, proactive, dedicated,, energetic and positive

  • Strong commercial acumen – results driven

  • Outstanding communication and organisational skills

  • Proactive team player

  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and priorities

  • The ability to work to challenging deadlines and the understanding that at times you’ll need to jump from project to project as needs dictate

  • Demonstrable attention to detail and a passion for quality

  • Strong problem identification and resolution skills

A generous salary package and bonus is on offer for the right candidate. Company laptop and a device of your choice (tablet, mobile etc) plus loads of fringe benefits from technology partners and much more on the social side! Its never a dull moment, for more information about this fantastic opportunity please get in touch!

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