Project Manager

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As a member of the Delivery team, you will be part of a talented team delivering great work across a spectrum of projects.

Producers at Rufus are ultimately responsible for the successful delivery of projects through the entire project life-cycle, working with cross-functional, multi-project teams to ensure solutions are delivered on-time and on budget according to defined scope, timeline and cost parameters. The Producer plans, schedules and controls all project activities, applying brand, technical, and managerial skills to deliver against project requirements, while building strong relationships with clients and teams.

Producers are flexible and creative in their approach whilst working to best practices and processes; they should be focused, results driven, persuasive and have strong negotiating skills.

Responsibilities.

  • Lead the scoping and planning of projects: create and own proposals, statements of work and project plans; including estimation, tracking and updating documentation through the project life-cycle
  • Responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered to time and budget
  • Mobilise the project team (lead kick-offs and follow internal resourcing processes)
  • Lead the day to day management of project teams
  • Define responsibilities and allocation of tasks with the project team
  • Identify, manage and monitor project risks, issues and assumption
  • Own client communication through the course of the project delivery
  • Be a strong collaborator and negotiator through the project
  • Communicate project requirements clearly to ensure unity and understanding between the team
  • Weekly status reporting to both internal and external stakeholders e.g. team, client, line manager, Account Director
  • Track the project actual time and expenses incurred
  • Accurate understanding of revenue forecast across all your projects to help Account Director accurately complete the Financial Forecast
  • Attend line management and departmental meetings
  • Keep a close eye on your projects ensuring that you’re aware of all activity and approvals
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Be a great leader by getting the most out of your teams, be it creative, strategy, user experience and technology
  • Quality assurance, Producers are responsible for making sure the right resources have reviewed and signed off work before it is sent to the Client
  • Producers are to make sure that all projects are kicked off as per the process
  • Your role will also see you involved in client presentations

Key Skills & Experience. 

  • 3+ years Brand, Comm’s and Digital experience required 
  • Comfortable working in a mixed creative and technical environment 
  • Management of creative and development teams of up to 5+ people
  • Demonstrable experience of successful delivery of project budgets valued £200k+
  • Confident with client management and able to effective represent the company in client interactions 
  • Ability to matrix manage resources in a busy agency environment 
  • Certification in one of the best practice methodologies; Prince 2, PMI, Agile Scrum 
  • Familiarity with CMS projects e.g. EpiServer, Sitecore (desirable)
  • Experienced in delivery digital UX and frontend build projects

 


 

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