Senior Project Manager

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About the job

As our senior Project Manager, you will lead on delivering complex web and SaaS applications for our clients across the not for profit sector. This is a fantastic opportunity to be pivotal in the development of our suite of software products and the growth of our business. 

To succeed in this role you’ll have a keen technical understanding of software and application development. You’ll enjoy pragmatically solving complex problems whilst being mindful of user experience and considerate of budgetary and technical constraints. 

You’ll be exceptionally process driven with fantastic project management and organisational skills. A people person, you enjoy working collaboratively with clients as well as the team. 

About the company

Electric Putty is a friendly team of problem solving, multi-skilled digital experts who work closely together to create genuinely useful software products for good causes. 

Most of our clients are within the not-for-profit and charity sector and we’re passionate about helping them use digital tools to build big ideas and make a measurable impact on the world.

As well as developing web applications we run a growing SaaS product; BrandStencil.

In September 2020 we celebrated 16 years of profitable business. Over that time we have worked with some truly inspiring clients like Alzheimer's Society, Mind, RSPB and Citizens Advice.

At the heart of the company ethos is a spirit of collaboration and autonomy, giving people freedom and trusting them to deliver first class work. We believe that a healthy work life balance is key to this and offer a range of flexible working options to everyone in our team to keep them happy, motivated and energised.

Diversity matters

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups in the tech industry including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates. We have previously invested in women switching careers to come into tech and we'd like to further diversify our team. For more about why diversity in tech matters read this.

About your skills

  • Track record of successfully delivering complex web or software projects from brief to launch

  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to quickly understand and diagnose issues

  • Exceptional time management with the ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects concurrently against deadlines

  • Obsessively process driven (you're that person who makes a spreadsheet for their holiday)

  • A great communicator, both verbally and in writing 

  • Experience of building strong, highly productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Confident decision maker in a rapidly changing work environment

  • Excellent leadership and teamwork including effective delegation

  • Technical understanding of software and application development with detailed understanding of software development methodologies and tools, e.g. Jira and Trello

  • Current knowledge of web technologies and trends

  • Experience of running discovery sessions with multiple stakeholders for requirements gathering

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a Senior Project Management role within an agency or software product environment

Benefits

  • Profit share (paid annually)

  • Flexible working hours

  • 30 days annual leave (including public holidays) -pro rated for part time employees

  • A bonus 3 or 4 days additional paid leave for Christmas closing

  • £500 annual personal improvement budget (conferences, books and learning) - pro rated for part time employees

  • Company pension contributions

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Healthy snacks available in the office

  • Friendly working culture where everyone's contributions make a difference 

  • Friday beers (naturally) and regular ‘working’ breakfasts / lunches

  • Office with rooftop views in co-working space just 5 minutes walk from Hove beach

Salary

£35,000 - £45,000  (FTE)

Attendance

Minimum - 22.5 hours per week

Full time - 37.5 hours per week.

We are looking for the perfect fit for this job so are exploring both full and part time options. 

Remote working

Flexible working is at the heart of the way we work, not just as a response to the current pandemic situation. This means we can arrange your working hours and days to suit you.  As much as possible we give you the flexibility and responsibility to manage your own schedule within our core working hours of 10am-4pm.

How to apply

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you. Please email jobs@electricputty.co.uk and convince us that you are perfect for this role.  Please include a cover letter, CV and LinkedIn profile. 

The closing date for applications is 28/02/21.  Please note, we will be interviewing as we receive applications so may appoint before this date as we would like someone in post as soon as possible. We will be in touch if we’d like to take your application further. 

 


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