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JOB DESCRIPTION: Tech Project Manager

This role is known internally as Tech Planner

JOB PURPOSE

 

We are looking for a Tech Planner, to join our growing Tech team working on emerging technologies including creative automation, NLP chatbots, metaverse projects like gaming and nfts as well as  augmented reality experiences.You will work across multiple client accounts and collaborate with our creative, design, media and  development teams to drive R&D, ensuring Byte/Dept® remains at the forefront of the industry with our offering.

 

We are looking for someone who is passionate, creative, logically and technically minded, with a strong attention to detail. You’ll need an appetite for product development too. You should be able to build excellent relationships with both colleagues and clients alike. You will stay up to date with the latest tech trends, processes and best practices of the industry and be able to translate your knowledge into your role. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Implementation and project execution

  • Define project scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities in collaboration with clients
  • Translate business requirements into tangible technical & user requirements 
  • Write technical scopes of work
  • Support Account Planners with project finances (estimates, timelines and status reports)
  • Coordinate resource allocations on projects
  • Oversee management of sprints including; creating projects, maintaining the project backlog, reviewing user stories, prioritising tasks

 

Product ownership

  • Be able to articulate the product vision, roadmap and growth opportunities
  • Providing clear direction to internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for planning and maintaining the product backlog & roadmap

 

SKILLS AND PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

Essential:

  • Solid experience in tech teams building product or project-ware
  • Ability to work with developers to define technical scopes
  • Project management experience
  • Highly organised with exceptional attention to detail
  • Familiar with principles of advertising and marketing 
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

 

Nice to have:

  • Comfortable working with data, and telling a story with it 
  • Experience in a marketing agency
  • Experience working with dynamic creative tools, augmented reality platforms or chatbots

 

HEALTH, WELLBEING & BENEFITS 

 

As the business has grown, we have and will continue to evolve the benefits that we offer to our people. Here is a snapshot of some of the perks you can expect. 

 

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off each year
  • Company Pension scheme 
  • Health Cash Plan 
  • EAP scheme
  • Ride to work scheme 
  • Sabbatical 
  • Enhanced family friendly policies 
  • Flexible working* 
  • Mental Health First Aiders 
  • Training & development opportunities 
  • Events calendar throughout the year promoting health & wellbeing, learning, fun, and good Bytes
  • Global Annual Dept Cares Day which cadets can donate their skills to support local charities
  • Annual Dept Festival 

 

*The COVID-19 pandemic has seen nearly everybody move to remote working and this is something we’ll continue to do this year. Our approach is reviewed and adapted in line with the changing restrictions. When it’s safe to return to the office our flexible working approach will include a hybrid mode of working incorporating remote and in-office working.

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 

 

Diversity, Equal Opportunity & Inclusion (DEI) are hugely important to us. Our DEI commitments sit at the core of our business and are part of our culture. We’ve always held the belief that being a progressive and innovative business necessitates a diverse team with an inclusive attitude - one cannot exist without the other. 

 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to recruit, develop, nurture and retain the most talented people from a range of diverse backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We encourage all applications irrespective of gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, nationality, marital status, and disability. 

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Self-starting, reliable and dependable
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Open to feedback and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Sense of humour 

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