Senior Digital Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Digital Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Reference: 47219
Contact Name: Becky Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 23, 2020 18:35

Job Description

Senior Digital Project Manager, Digital Development Agency, Manchester City Centre, £40- £45K

This multi award-winning digital agency based in Manchester has a fantastic client base and a passionate team! Following a high profile new client win, they are forming a new team and looking for a Senior Project Manager to manage a high traffic web, CMS and app build for the agency.

As Digital Project Manager you will play a key role in taking projects from initial planning and scoping phase all the way through to the creation of functional specs. Your role will be focused solely on a key client with a substantial budget and opportunities to lead on a build of this scale don’t come around that often in the North!

You’ll be the lead PM for the team where you’ll involved in a range of digital projects covering more specifically app and CMS builds. You will need to take a proactive approach and be well averse to working in a fast paced agency environment! As Senior Digital Project Manager you’ll be delivery focused, with a passion for collaboration and the ability to deliver a large development roadmap.

This agency is looking for someone who is able to speak and understand the languages of designers and developers, testers and be comfortable navigating through ambiguity of all kinds to create clarity for both the teams and clients.

As Digital Project Manager you will have responsibility for driving projects for the agency and will be adept to changing direction and working on several projects at one time. They are looking for someone who can also act as the key contact for clients and you’ll work in a creative agency environment where you’ll plan projects meticulously and ensure timescales are clearly estimate and communicated. 

Ideally you’ll have previous agency experience or will have worked in a software delivery company, on large scale builds (circa £ ½ millon in budget).


What you’ll need:  

  • Background in digital project management working on projects from initial briefing to delivery
  • Financial and budget management skills
  • The ability to build strong client relationships
  • Experience of concurrent large development projects  
  • Interest in conversion and user journeys
  • Technical competence and understanding of design and/or development
  • Used to working to strict timescales
  • Agency experience
  • Proven record in managing various digital projects from brief to delivery
  • Passion for technology and digital projects


The nature of this agency means you'll be working in an open, challenging environment and as an agency they are renowned for both the standard of their work, but also the fantastic culture that they've created within the team. 

They have a social environment with a multi-skilled team based within a brand new office space. They are looking for someone who has the ability to continuously assess processes and keep the team and clients regularly updated on project status.

Senior Digital Project Manager, Digital Development Agency, Manchester City Centre, £40- £45K

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