Project Manager - Friday Media Group

Sayers Common, Brighton

Closing date: 11/06/2019


Friday Media Group runs a large number of leading marketplace and recruitment websites, ecommerce businesses and web services solutions.

Developments are undertaken both internally and through third-party relationships. Your role as Project Manager will see you take responsibility for the delivery of new product builds and other key programmes of work. Working with the product owner, you will be responsible for taking business initiatives and helping to deliver them as awesome products and solutions for our customers.


Job Description:

You will be working at the heart of the business, liaising with all departments to deliver projects that will sculpt the future success of Friday Media Group. We’re an agile company, moving fast and iterating as we go; so you’ll need to enjoy working in an environment that isn’t afraid of change. But don’t worry, there is a great team here to provide support and help you succeed!

Key Responsibilities:

Planning and project managing assigned projects, throughout the project lifecycle, from initiation through to implementation and post release.

Tracking project deliverables, tasks, issues and risks, seek mitigation approaches and drive resolution.

  • Understand key tasks required and translate into workable plans to deliver expected results
  • Work with the business to ensure successful delivery against scope, quality and timescales
  • Effectively manage project risk and issues through mitigation planning
  • Proactively identify upcoming conflicts and manage resource requirements
  • Work with key stakeholders, updating progress and seeking decisions as needed
  • Management and documentation of project meetings
  • Proactive management of changes to the project, managing an agile approach whilst ensuring goals are met
  • Facilitation of project meetings to include management and distribution of action points
Skills Range:
  • Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion
  • Previous experience working in a digitally focused project management role
  • Experience working with agile and waterfall methodologies
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Influential and proactive, ensuring to lead by example
  • Passion for digital and emerging trends
Person Specification:


  • Experience of using Jira to manage project delivery and backlogs
  • Agile certifications (I.e. Scrum Master)
  • Project Manager Certifications or recently completed courses
  • Experience of working on mobile developments
Key Area: Project Management 15-1199.09Project Management
Salary: Up to £35,000
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Use of company gym
  • Membership to
  • Group personal pension scheme

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