Technical Project Manager

Salary: Competitive, based on ability

About 6B: We are a forward-thinking, fast-paced and growing digital agency based in Wakefield. We need to expand our team to meet the ever-increasing demand for websites, web apps, mobile apps and other exciting projects.

Job Brief: We are looking for a technical project manager to join our team. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and smooth operation of various technical digital projects, including web applications, mobile apps, complicated websites and advanced bespoke developments.

About the role: For this position, we expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, experienced in PHP/MYSQL and with an in-depth understanding of how digital technology can help achieve business goals. You should be methodical and have excellent time management skills. As a technical project manager, you should also use your communication skills to collaborate effectively with various teams. Ultimately, you should be able to manage and deliver our projects’ digital lifecycle within quality, time and budget requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide end-to-end project management
  • Scope project technical requirements, prepare budget and allocate development resources
  • Develop a detailed project plan and monitor progress
  • Estimate and plan development timescales (front and back end)
  • Test and access the quality of PHP/MYSQL and provide developers with detailed technical feedback from testing
  • Develop in PHP and MYSQL on your projects as required to support the development team
  • Deliver projects on time ensuring quality standards are met
  • Develop support documentation including risk logs and requirement specifications
  • Understand technical limitations and opportunities in a project
  • Communicate with the team and ensure all members are on board with delegated tasks
  • Highlight potential risks or malfunctions and act proactively to resolve issues
  • Seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new projects
  • Staying up-to-date on emerging technologies

Requirements:

  • Solid PHP/MYSQL experience, ideally in another agency
  • Familiarity with Content Management systems and HTML/CSS
  • Basic understanding of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge and experience with popular agency web applications and web tools
  • Ability to address accessibility and compatibility issues
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Communication and team management skills
  • Resourceful, self-motivated and a skilful multi-tasker
  • Strategic foresight in technical project management
  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills

Bonus points for:

  • Proven work experience as a digital project manager in another agency
  • Digital agency experience developing in PHP and MYSQL

Benefits of working with 6B:

  • The basics - 20 holiday days each year with 8 bank holidays and a company pension
  • Office treats  - fully subsidised lunch once/month and breakfast once/month
  • Keeping fit - 50% subsidised gym membership
  • Having fun - team days out twice/year
  • Appraisals - appraisals and salary review every 6 months
  • Flexibility - flexible start/end times (8:00-9:30 to 4:30-6:00)
  • Flexible workstation - let us know what tech you need to do your job well
  • Working from home - flexibility to work from home up to 2 days/month

No recruitment companies please.

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