Project Manager - Agile Delivery - Digital Agency

Location London
Discipline: Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits: + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-89-5
Published: 30 days ago
Startdate: 2022-07-18 00:00:00
Project Manager required with strong skills in Agile Software Delivery / project delivery for Digital or eCommerce centric systems is required by world leading digital agency to lead the delivery of client centric Digital transformation / technology projects which involves leading internal Agile cross functional software teams on client specific projects around digital transformation / complex e-commerce / transactional website projects using headless / microservices and cloud native technologies for their top tier client base.

This will be predominately be a remotely based role with occasional travel. Offices are based in London, Manchester and Bristol so you will be ideally located within range of one of these.  

Knowledge and Experience as a Project Manager would include

  • Project management and Agile delivery with accountability for Agile projects ideally having worked for a Digital Agency / Systems Integrator / Consultancy or from a faced paced and complex Ecommerce / digital background
  • Experience of managing full lifecycle client centric projects  
  • Strong knowledge of Agile principles, tools and techniques such as Scrum / Kanban /Lean and the ability to drive agile ceremonies or act as a Scrum Master
  • Experience of early life cycle around estimation, proof of concepts, project discovery phases
  • Skills in Agile estimation such as story pointing / T-shirt sizing
  • Extensive experience of the SDLC / Software Development lifecycle and leading software engineers
  • Experience of working with UX / UI / Creatives as well as software engineers
  • Experience of customer facing digital systems / transactional websites / Ecommerce / Headless Ecommerce, MACH such as (Magneto, Hybris, Commerce Tools, Episerver, WebSphere Commerce/ WCS, Content Management Systems / Headless CMS or Sitecore or AEM etc .
  • Consulting or client facing experience.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of managing budgets / timelines with sound Project management skills.
  • Experience of strong customer engagement and stakeholder management.
  • Experience of dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience of working with customer and co-sourced teams.
  • Experience of delivery across a wide range of software products and services.
  • Background in a core delivery practice such as technical architecture, business analysis or user interaction design is likely to be beneficial.
Main Responsibilities as a Project Manager would include
  • Manage the client centric delivery of digital projects, or multiple projects within customer accounts from Inception through the full lifecycle.
  • Manage delivery in collaboration with client stakeholders, ensuring appropriate tracking, reporting and governance.
  • Accountable for successful outcome both for the digital agency and the customer.
  • Support and enable internal cross-functional Agile team (which may include customer staff) through all aspects of product development.
  • Coach both client and internal team members in effective Agile practices and principles.
  • Build and manage multi-functional delivery teams with budgetary management responsibilities.
  • Lead various client-focused activities from project to delivery.
  • Continuous approach to planning, forecasting, estimating and managing uncertainty.
  • Ensure collaboration and communication between the team and focus on delivery of most valuable work.
  • Manage dependencies, constraints and overcome obstacles.
This is an outstanding chance to further your career with a world leading Digital agency which will offer working on a variety of projects working with an impressive client base and within a dynamic and rewarding environment. 

Opus Resourcing are a boutique IT employment Agency who are relied on by a number of world leading technology companies and brands to assist resource their contract and permanent positions.