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Senior Project Manager

Salary:
DOE
Sector:
Production
Job Type:
Permanent
Region:
United Kingdom
Location:
Yorkshire
Ref #:
P25053
Post Date:
04-02-2019 11:02 AM

Benefits Package

Holiday Allowance
Life Insurance
Pension scheme
Relocation Package
Travel Supplements
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Reporting to the Production Director, the Project Manager will work with management, production and the development team to identify key project information and metrics, then develop and run processes to extract, collate, maintain and then objectively communicate relevant information to all stakeholders. Their goal will be to assure successful project delivery, measurably drive quality and increase efficiency by providing accurate and up-to-date project information.

Responsibilities:
• Develop, maintain, track and analyse project schedule and capacity information for all project teams
• Participate in and drive project planning sessions
• Maintain a project history, deliver reports and risk registers and own the project change process
• Liaise with senior staff to understand KPI requirements and deploy processes to track and surface required information
• Analyse project information and highlight problems, escalate critical issues and develop scenario options and opportunities
• Enforce team processes that are critical for the success of the PM function

Skills Experience and Qualifications:
• Outstanding organizational skills and ability
• Performance in similar roles in the games, software or related industries
• A track record of successful completed projects – preferably across multiple platforms
• Understanding of a wide range of project management concepts, tools and approaches and an ability to tailor methods to meet the requirements of the team
• A passion for technology, entertainment and understanding of technical and creative concepts
• An open and flexible mindset, with strong communication skills
• Degree-level educated with strong maths ability
• Experience of MS Project and an in depth working knowledge of Excel
• Experience with Jira, Hansoft or TFS would be an advantage
• Knowledge of Agile, Waterfall and Kanban methodologies - Scrum Certification desirable
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