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Junior Project Manager [Technical)

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Our Project Managers are enthusiastic problem solvers who thrive on being engaged in all levels of a project. To be successful, Project Managers must be able to guide both the client and the internal team to ensure both the tone of the engagement and delivery are on track. They must think quickly under pressure, motivate their teams, and own the timely and accurate delivery of projects. The ability to read between the lines, anticipate issues, and communicate consistently and accurately across various project channels are key requirements.

In this supporting role we are aiming to develop and progress the right candidate to become a Digital project Manager within the Cold Banana team.

 

Responsibilities

  • To assist and support the planning and delivery of digital projects, including key milestones, from the outset by liaising with the required internal teams.
  • To assist in the daily planning of the development team to ensure all website related tasks are actioned on both current projects
  • An understanding of technical web development processes, technologies and methodologies is essential, given the nature of the technical development work we do
  • To communicate effectively as one of the key contacts during a project with the client and key stakeholders on the project regarding progress.
  • To help manage any issues or problems internally with the teams and find solutions that have minimal impact on the overall project timeline and client relationship.
  • To adhere to SLA agreements with our clients.
  • To be able to confidently use digital project management tools and processes  such as gantt chart planning, risk logging, requirements capture, etc
  • To assist in planning, tracking, reporting, and measuring projects to ensure we have stayed within timescales and budget and exceed client expectations.
  • To work with the internal teams to keep track of digital trends, analyse industry benchmarks/behaviours and implement them into our projects to ensure we are delivering the best possible end result for the client.
  • To work with the internal teams to assess resources required for each project, particularly within the development team.
  • Other ad hoc duty as requested by the Digital Project Manager or Operations Direct

 

Requirements

  • 1+ years project management experience
  • 1+ years' experience working with enterprise clients / projects
  • Good understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop work plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings.
  • Good client management skills with the ability to build strong, lasting relationships
  • Experience developing mobile or web solutions for projects that have aggressive timelines
  • Ability to learn vital PM skills
  • Highly detail-oriented while managing multiple tasks and tight deadlines with confidence
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal), and presentation skills.
  • Ideally have digital agency / professional services experience
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Personal Qualities

Cold Banana is committed to fostering an environment where people can thrive and prosper. That means possessing key qualities and values that create an open mindset and behaviours that support a positive culture. These are some of the things we look for & expect from our team:

  • Punctuality & reliability
  • Trustworthiness
  • Pride & passion
  • Ownership & care
  • Enthusiastic, positive can-do attitudes
  • Adaptability
  • Great communicators
  • Confident professionalism
  • Respect & kindness

 

Benefits

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Extra day per year for continued employment
  • 3pm Friday finish
  • Bonus holiday days over Christmas shut down
  • Basement Gym for staff use
  • Various tax incentives such as Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension Scheme after initial 12 weeks
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

 

 

 

Personal Qualities