Project Manager

Cameron & Wilding
London (South)
From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum - Dependent Upon Experience
11 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Cameron & Wilding are proud to be known as one of the UK’s leading Drupal companies Our talented and highly driven professional team, work with a range of enterprise companies to transform their businesses through open source technology and agile project delivery. We have built a strong culture that truly believes that you need a Great team to win Great clients and do Great work - which we’ve achieved. Our ethos is to consistently go the extra mile to deliver great design, quality code, work agile and of course, have fun in the process We’re well on our journey to being one of the best digital agencies and in the process help transform organisations through our consultancy, design and technology. We have delivered some ‘Great work’ in a number of sectors and some of our ‘Great clients’ include Investors in People, The Economist and The Telegraph, to name a few We are very proud of our achievements these include The Economist winning the PPA Award for The Digital Innovation of the Year 2015, for the Espresso App that Cameron and Wilding helped develop. In 2015 together with The Economist, we were shortlisted for AOP Digital Publishing Awards . We were also finalists at the AOP awards for best Use of Mobile for our work on The Economist’s Espresso App . The AOP awards champion excellence in online publishing. We are also now listed on the Recommended Agencies Register (RAR). RAR is an unbiased performance-based agency search tool used to find the very best agency currently on the market - our score is above 9 out of 10. Most recently, we have been shortlisted for a DADI award (The Drum Awards for the Digital Industries) with The Economist for our work with them on the 1843 Magazine relaunch . The results are to be announced in October 2016 We’ve also just published our first book, which is an introduction to Drupal 8 and have a team of consultants that speak at Agile, Drupal and PHP events internationally. This is a great opportunity for an extremely motivated and experienced project manager to join our talented team. You will be expected to work closely with the development team, clients and management to plan and deliver projects from inception to completion. You will have experience of managing and delivering agile and waterfall projects in an agency or custom software company environment. In return you will play a key part in delivering cutting edge web technology applications across a range of organisations from bluechips to VC backed startups. You will be given an unparalleled opportunity to shape an emerging technology company. On a daily basis you will…. Ensure multiple projects with budgets in excess of 150k are running as planned and delivered with quality Work closely with clients to really understand their business, needs, manage expectations and build strong relationships Lead workshops, meetings, demos, training Work with the project team to estimate stories and epics Maintain regular communication with key stakeholders Help improve and execute best agile PM practices Identify project resource requirements & work with management team to allocate appropriately Your experience and skills include…. Thorough knowledge of either Agile / scrum/ Prince 2 Demonstrable track record of delivering end to end digital, web or online focussed projects - this is key Previous experience of various software development methodologies i.e Waterfall, Agile Managing work streams through Application Lifecycle Management tools (JIRA). Excellent communication, written skills and listening skills Management of multiple projects and be able to keep calm and deliver under pressure The ability to effectively manage long term customer & staff relationships, promptly respond to queries, ensure promises are kept and manage expectations in a confident manner Prioritising and delivering according to budgets and deadline Understanding the importance of client business culture and willingness to adapt Working independently with little direction An understanding of the principles of how CMS, preferably Drupal, and web apps work and have experience in a variety of platforms and technologies Ability to work as a part of a team, contributing and sharing best practices/knowledge/resources and ideas Being eager to learn, improve and develop Desirable Experience and Qualifications: Agency or software company experience Formal certification in a project management methodology (e.g. SCRUM master) Web development or software engineering experience Benefits: 25 days paid holiday per year public holidays Generous training allowance and research and development time Drupal conferences and camps Regular office massages Your choice of setup (normally 2 x 24” monitors, Mac or Ubuntu, Aeron chair) Plenty of team lunches, good coffee, snacks and a nice place to work Company fun plan - go karting, cinema, theatre, bowling, archery, etc Company trip Potential for flexi-time and working from home after 6 months This role is London based and you will be required to spend time onsite with the client. We do not discriminate by age, gender, race, sexual-orientation, disability, or Mac / PC preference. Please send a CV and a covering email explaining why you would like to work with us. No agencies please. This job was originally posted as