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Lead Producer

Posted 5 February by Hirsch & Mann Easy Apply Ended

Location: London

Closing date: 6 March, 2018

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing overall project management strategy and working with discipline leads and project teams to execute plans.
  • Monitor day-to-day activities of the project team and ensure work is progressing as planned.
  • Manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon.
  • Ability to work across several projects with one or more junior project manager(s) or as the primary Project Manager on a large-scale engagement.
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals.
  • Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance.
  • Consistently identify needs that clients may not recognize and ensure approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs.
  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on client feedback.
  • Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to clients, team members and senior management on a regular basis; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and deliver improvements; evangelize the project management methodology and project processes.
  • Partner with project team leads to present work as well as participate in new business presentation opportunities.
  • Lead the training/mentoring of junior project managers on Agile XP methodologies and best practices: TDD, CI, DRCS, Code Reviews, Paired-programming.
  • Lead SCRUM methodology: stand-ups, impediment clearing, Sprint planning, Burndowns
  • Configure and maintain network & servers.
  • Contribute and lead communications efforts via social networking platforms and traditional channels.
  • Customise and configure CMS (Wordpress and beyond).
  • Contribute to codebase in JavaScript, CSS, PHP, C, C++, Objective C, and Java.


Salary range: £28,000 - £36,000


Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • BA / BS in Computer Science or similar field.
  • 10-15 years professional experience in software development project management.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, support and understand different project teams.
  • Deep understanding and awareness of product development and experience tying product goals to business goals.
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion is critical.
  • Deep experience with the development of large-scale websites and a strong understanding of associated web development technologies and third party applications and platforms is essential.
  • Deep mobile and social media/community experience.
  • Strong competencies in MS Office, MS Project, bug tracking, wiki, GIT, Bitbucket, and other related project management and common communications tools.
  • PMP and other project management certifications are a big plus.
  • Strong experience in Agile XP & SCRUM.
  • Strong coding experience.
  • Strong networking and server administration experience.
  • Interactive environments installation and gallery installation experience.
  • Physical computing project or coding experience.

Required skills

  • Coding
  • Project Managers
  • Best Practices
  • Manage client expectations
  • Project Teams

Reference: 34402883

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