Product Manager - Brightec Ltd

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 08/05/2019

We’re a multi award-winning mobile app development agency based in Brighton, UK. Our mission is simple; to be a company that our customers love working with, and that our employees love working for. We deliver the best digital products, the best service for our clients and create the very best place to work. In fact, our clients are so happy with our service that they often collaborate with us on multiple projects over many years. We help businesses navigate the complex and ever-changing technology landscape so that they can plot a path to success.

Job Description:

Are you looking for your next role in digital? Then maybe you could join our award-winning and friendly team here at Brightec as a Product Manager.

We’re on the lookout for a talented individual who loves learning and is keen to join our happy band of iOS Developers, Android Developers, UX/UI Designers, New Business and Client Service Specialists, and Digital Marketers.

You’ll enjoy the challenge of leading a project from commissioning, scoping, design and development, right through to release. The role will incorporate all aspects of our process and people, so you’ll need great analytical skills and broad technical knowledge.

We build long-term relationships with our clients, which is why we’re one of the leading mobile app developers in the UK. Most importantly, we work hard to ensure employee happiness is at the very heart of everything we do.

We invest heavily in training our staff and pride ourselves on being one of the most enjoyable places to work. Check out our film to get a better idea of our unique working life and culture.

Please note: we may also consider a part-time applicant for this role.

 
Skills Range:

We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about building the best possible user experience and who is used to working with technical teams who deal with ambiguity every day.

You’ll be a problem-solver and critical thinker, finding innovative solutions to project challenges. You’ll also have a natural flair for collaboration and bringing out the best in the team.

Your duties will be to:

  • Understand the client's requirements, cost, plan and coordinate the most effective solution
  • Create and maintain scoping documents, project plans, and budget tracking for assigned projects
  • Create and maintain the Product Backlog
  • Prioritise the features in the Backlog before a Sprint
  • Attend and help organise all Sprint Meetings
  • Clearly communicate Business Requirements to the team
  • Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions, with a keen eye for deadlines
  • Represent the customer within the organisation
  • Manage resource allocation, capacity and progress/spend against project milestones
  • Understand, document and manage project risk
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, as well as senior stakeholders, to ensure the project is going to plan
  • Liaise with clients regularly to ascertain their needs and provide status updates throughout the process
  • Suggest strategies and methods for process improvement
 
Person Specification:

In terms of personality and skills, you will:

  • Be detail-orientated, focused and keen to take ownership
  • Have excellent spreadsheet and analytical skills
  • Have knowledge of web design/app design/software
  • Be a team player with a positive, unflappable attitude – a voice of calm
  • Have excellent time-management skills
  • Have Waterfall and/or Agile methodology experience/training
 
Key Area: Project Management 15-1199.09Project Management
Attendance: Full-Time
 
Additional Information:

We aim to offer the best workplace experience we can. Our people are our biggest asset and we have a real sense of community, working together and building supportive relationships.

We constantly invest in our staff, not only in events, training and experience but also in fun, food and friendship.

From our studio offices in the heart of Brighton, we also offer flexible working hours and encourage our staff to work from outside the office on a regular basis.

About Us

Our clients come from multiple industry sectors and include market leaders such as Jaguar Land Rover, Morrisons Supermarkets, Willis Towers Watson, Ziffit, KitchenCraft, TrainSplit and many more.

We are Agile

Our agile approach, robust processes and highly skilled in-house team of UI and UX designers and developers, build, test and deliver web and mobile applications to the highest possible standards. We care about every detail in the process, constantly refining throughout.

Benefits

Salary: dependent on experience.
Very flexible working hours and the ability to work from home when required.
Part-time position considered.
Health Insurance.
Pension.
Generous training Budget.

 
 

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