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🆕 Senior Digital Project Manager

Brighton, UK
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Project Management
last updated
May 10, 2024

The Company

ASquared is a digital product agency in the heart of Brighton. We’re an agile team of creators, innovators and collaborators creating impactful digital products and services with startups, scaleups and enterprise organisations. We foster a collaborative and inclusive culture where creativity thrives, and every team member has a voice.

We’re looking for a Senior Digital Project Manager to join our thriving team in the centre of Brighton and to oversee end-to-end digital solutions for a variety of projects.

We’re always looking for fresh thinking and diverse, growth mindsets and we’re committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. We aim to inspire and support our talents and clients through open, honest discussions and clear actions.

This is a hybrid role (Tuesdays & Fridays in the Brighton office). 

Applicants must be located in and eligible to work in the UK.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Digital Project Manager who will be responsible for the management of projects to deliver products of the highest quality, on time, on budget and to specification. There is a key focus on building strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders and cross-functional teams. You will have meticulous attention to detail, excellent problem-solving abilities, and thrive on multitasking, switching between projects and stakeholders. This exciting role will require, commercial awareness, financial acumen negotiation and excellent client-management skills.

What you'll bring

  • Experience in managing native mobile and web-based projects (essential)
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams including UX, product design, front-end development, backend development, QA testing and more.
  • Knowledge of general usability principles, design and development best practices, accessibility and web standards.
  • Experience with leading project management tools such as JIRA, Trello, Float and more
  • Experience writing development tickets, user stories and task estimation
  • Strong client-facing and analytical skills.

What you'll be doing

  • You will be responsible for the management of projects to deliver products of the highest quality, on time, on budget and to specification. 
  • You’ll maintain and enhance relationships with our clients and all key stakeholders.
  • Lead on multiple simultaneous projects, you’ll oversee all comms, scope, statements of work, timeline and budget for our projects.
  • Building detailed project plans and communicating project performance throughout the project lifecycle to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintain and update project documentation.
  • Project manage cross-functional teams (UX, UI, engineering, testing etc) to deliver high-quality work, on time and within budget.
  • Manage and mitigate risk, forecasting development timelines and budgets.
  • Ensure digital solutions adhere to web standards, QA principles, usability and web analytics best practices.

What you'll need

  • Minimum 5 years experience working as a Project Manager on responsive web and app projects – agency experience is preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years in a senior project management role.
  • Experience leading internal agile-based ceremonies and meetings such as daily stand-ups, iteration planning, retrospectives and internal update meetings
  • Clear and concise communicator to all levels of stakeholders  (verbal and written)
  • Commercial awareness and financial acumen in regards to accurate planning, scoping, budgeting and writing SOWs
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing, agile-based environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Technically minded - we don’t expect you to know how to code or design but you must be comfortable understanding the world in which we operate
  • Agile-minded - we work with Agile as our baseline but flex this methodology to meet our client and project requirements

The nice-to-haves

  • Scrum Master or Agile qualification
  • A product management mindset to ensure the products we’re delivering are the best they can be
  • Good working knowledge of tools including Slack, Google, Notion and Basecamp

What's in it for you?

  • At ASquared, you’ll have the opportunity to work at an incredible, ambitious and humble agency and join an inspiring team. We offer a competitive salary, training, benefits and other well-being perks.
  • We pride ourselves on a values-led working environment that encourages putting people first with honesty, and curiosity and is supported by leadership. 
  • Plus you’ll work towards a Project Management-specific Career Development Framework, meaning you can grow and shape your career with us as you take on new challenges and directions. We allow our team tangible career progression no matter what part of the business you work in. We’ll help shape a clear development path tailored to you.

Work-life balance

We don’t live to work, we work to live. Achieving a good work-life balance is a core company belief. You’ll experience this through our flexible working options (e.g. core hours, hybrid) at our offices in Platf9rm AND our Digital Nomad perk. This allows you to take a change of scenery and work from ANYWHERE in the world for up to a month each year. There are terms to ensure it's safe, practical and legal, but life's for living, so join us and get your imagination out there! 

We are a Dog-Friendly Office, so if you come into the office, please bring your pooch for a visit.

Additional Perks

  • We do really care about our team’s well-being, so we give everyone a wellness allowance of £20 per month to spend on things that will improve their wellness like fitness classes, meditation apps and more. 
  • Access to Counselling with Spill - our virtual mental health provider 
  • Flexible hybrid working - We’re not a 9-5. No one will tap their watch if you prefer to start late and finish late because you like to go to the gym before work. Our focus is on your ability to deliver for the business, not your ability to keep strict working hours. 
  • Holiday allowance that increases over time 
  • Extra Day off for your Birthday/Day of celebration of your choosing  
  • Christmas Shutdown (to be booked using holiday entitlement)
  • Digital Nomad (work anywhere in the world for up to a month a year - subject to restrictions in other countries) 
  • Employee Referral scheme (refer someone to work with us and you'll be eligible for a £1k referral bonus - subject to conditions) 
  • GCI (Green Commute Initiative) Bike Scheme
  • Four hours per week of Professional Development (pro-rated for part-time) 
  • £500 per year Professional Development Budget
  • Monthly Social Events: company lunches, social nights/day events, escape rooms, bowling etc... 
  • PLATF9RM Membership Perks

Equal Opportunities

ASquared is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. ASquared believes that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to our success as a company and is an asset to the communities we serve.

The package

Conversations start from £50k pa. Profit is also shared from any leads you may bring to ASquared.

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Daniel Burka, Director of Product and Design @ Simple (BP Passport)