Vision Express : Dare Inside Team Nottingham

Job Title:

Mid Weight Digital Project Manager

Reports To:

Delivery Director

Accountable To:

Delivery Director, Business Director, Financial Director



Job Purpose:

Dare is looking to recruit a client facing Project Manager to work on site with our client Vision Express in Nottingham, managing the digital studio team. You will have strong digital knowledge primarily in web and experience in a Scrum or Agile environment.

The Project Manager will be responsible for running all of the Vision Express BAU projects which will include website updates, continuous improvement testing as well as ad hoc feature development. In addition to digital projects, there will also be a wide variety of print, social and CRM based briefs that the studio will be tasked to work on.

The current team includes two Designers, a Copywriter, an Experience Planner and a Data Analyst. The team work collaboratively to solve problems and are all client facing, working together with our clients as part of the marketing team.

The PM will need to be an excellent communicator and excellent team player,  helping to guide and support the team on the briefs they are working on. Must be comfortable to work inside a client environment.

We take pride in our strong relationship with all our clients, and deliver a very high standard of work covering anything from new web develop and ad hoc campaign based projects.

Dare is in an exciting new phase of our lifecycle. Our future is focused on Digital Design and Innovation, driving a forward thinking focus across all our teams, and helping strategically guide our clients in all areas of their digital landscape.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible and accountable for the planning of the on-site team’s work. If projects require Dare Hub support, the management and planning of this work is also the responsibility of the PM
  • Owner of Wrike which is used to manage the teams current and backlogged priorities
  • Facilitates daily stand-up, sprint planning, and estimations.
  • Close liaison with internal Visions Express teams and their other third party suppliers where required
  • Owner of client status sheet and meetings
  • Maintain project and/or program communications through projects
  • Responsible for all creating and managing all documentation required, such as Sow, estimate and reconciliation sheets
  • Manage retrospectives to inform process changes for future
  • Management of the Junior Digital Brand Manager at VE.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • +2 year experience working in an agile team in an agency or client side
  • +3 years combined experience as a project manager
  • Lead the daily project management of a cross-functional, team in the delivery of integrated assets for the client
  • Confident to engaging with client stakeholders to gather information or insights to define brief and its requirements
  • Be a core member of the team, helping to maintain a ‘One Team’ approach, be a collaborative problem solver, working with the multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and prioritise projects/programs with minimal direction
  • Able to translate information about problems and their solutions across teams and departments
  • Good people skills -- Ability to coach the team, helping them do the best work they possibly can
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong time management and ability to be self-directed
  • High attention to detail
  • Self motivated
  • Ability and willingness to wear multiple hats as needed for success of the team
  • Understands and advocates for the Agile/Scrum process and evangelise the principles within the team.

Bonus Skills / Experience:

  • Scrum Master qualified

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