Brighton, UK

Senior Project Manager

The Company

ASquared is a mobile app, web and digital platform specialist, pioneering rapid innovation of sustainable, human-centric, digital futures for our partners, people and planet.

Our manifest
We have a responsibility. Each of us.
Creative, engineering, operations, everyone,
Coming together to build better, innovative futures.
Digital, sustainability are no longer choices or nice to haves.
But imperatives that drive our focus, create empathy in partnerships,
Force urgency in our delivery and purpose in our work.
We’ve got this! Let’s do it together."

You’ll join an open environment where you’ll have the chance to work across a truly great piece of business. You will own the day to day, ensure great work happens, always organised, always proactive, always bringing positive energy, always hungry to add value strategically and creatively and always with a resilient can-do attitude.

We adopt a lean, agile and commercially focused discovery, design and development method to help us deliver stunning React web and React Native mobile applications.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager / Director who can lead the project management team and take responsibility for the smooth delivery of a variety of projects end to end, from scoping through to final release, with ownership of the financial reporting, resourcing, and client facing comms. 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 strong leadership, business acumen, negotiation and excellent client-management skills.

The essentials

  • 5+ years project management experience, within an agency
  • 2+ years experience in a senior project management role
  • Ownership of internal meetings such as daily stand ups, iteration planning, retrospectives and internal update meetings
  • Clear and concise communicator to all levels of stakeholders 
  • Strong commercial awareness with accurate planning, scoping, budgeting and SOWs
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork
  • Confident decision-maker
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Track record of successful delivery
  • Ability to manage several projects at a time, including effective delegation
  • Technically minded in nature - we don’t expect you to know how to code 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’s requirements
  • Strong experience with the use of JIRA and comfortable with writing development tickets / user stories
  • From discovery to release, you will execute the end-to-end delivery of a project, using the tools and processes in place to effectively execute all requirements, at every stage of the process

Good to have

  • Experience of managing mobile app based projects
  • Good working knowledge of tools including Slack, Google, Notion
  • ScrumMaster or Agile qualification

Our office and remote working

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. remote, core hours, hybrid) at our offices in Platf9rm AND our Digital Nomad perk which allows you to take a change of scenery and work from ANYWHERE in the world for up to a month each year.

There's terms to ensure it's safe, practical and legal, but nonetheless, life's for living, so join us and get your imagination out there!

What's in it for you?

At ASquared, you’ll have the opportunity to work at an incredible agency, join an inspiring team whilst getting to grow and shape your career with us. We offer a competitive salary and profit share, training, benefits and wellbeing perks too.

  • A values-led working environment that encourages putting people first, honesty, curiosity and leadership.
  • We are a Dog Friendly Office, so if you come into the office, please bring your pooch for a visit
  • We do really care about our team’s wellbeing so we give everyone a wellness allowance every month to spend on things that will improve their wellness like fitness classes, meditation apps and more.
  • Holiday allowance that increases over time
  • Extra Day off for your Birthday
  • 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)
  • NEST Pension
  • Flexible hybrid / remote 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.
  • Employee Referral scheme (refer someone to work with us and you'll be eligible for a £1k referral bonus - subject to conditions)
  • Professional Development
  • Monthly Social Events: company lunches, social nights/day events, escape rooms, bowling etc...
  • PLATF9RM Membership Perks

Inclusion & belonging

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, high value actions.

The package

Attractive salary DOE. Profit is also shared from any leads you may bring to ASquared.

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