|Job Title: Senior Software Project Manager.
Location: Birmingham, Halesowen (+ in-house relocation assistance available).
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 + benefits (inc private pension, private healthcare, free onsite gym, free daily breakfast + lunch, 26 days holiday + much more).
Keywords: Project Manager, Scrum Master, Agile, Operations Manager, Software Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Business Manager, Digital, IT, Web Development, Software, Digital Project Manager, Prince2, Waterfall, SCRUM, PM, Business Analyst, Product Owner, Producer.
Senior Software Project Manager with Project Management (in an IT/software/digital environment), full project lifecycle (end-to-end) and varied project management Methodology (Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall etc.) expertise is required by a multiple award winning, market-leading games studio based in Birmingham who are the UK’s largest privately owned mobile e-gaming company! We currently have just over 300+ employees here at our Birmingham HQ with our services offered across multiple platforms (web, mobile, tablet) with over 5mn+ registered customers here in the UK alone!
In this position, you will be very ‘hands on’ with the management of projects across the business and form part of our Operational team managing assignments which will include multi-functional department teams from IT, Marketing, Finance, Legal and Call Centre teams to name but a few. In addition, you will be mentoring and coaching a team of junior games producers/PM’s, focusing on the management of multiple projects across mobile applications, marketing and infrastructure projects ensuring effective inter-personal communication, planning and reporting to ensure projects are of high quality, fit for purpose and delivered on time.
The role will cover multiple projects across our 7 brands – mFortune, Pocketwin, Mr Spin and Dr Slot, Cashmo, Spin247 and Casino 2020 that will be challenging, varied and include responsibilities across multiple projects with both onsite (UK) and offshore (Romania) teams and tailor the selected project management approach on a project by project basis (Agile, Waterfall, no formal methodology etc.).
The ideal candidate will have an excellent project management background, have excellent commercial acumen and the ability to make important business decisions and work on your own initiative. You will be working on bespoke software that is entirely built ‘in-house’ so we are interested in candidates that have experience working on bespoke software projects from start to finish, not implementation projects. You will work very closely with a wide variety of people who create these projects ‘in-house’, across three International locations (UK, Taiwan and Romania).
As a privately owned software company, we are looking for someone who is flexible in their project management style and have experience driving projects to completion, regardless of formal project methodologies and we are particularly interested in candidates who have experience in a wide variety of companies, working cultures and ethos’s with the ability to adapt their approach to suit any given circumstance.
Key skills we’re looking for…
Experience defining and running the full project lifecycle and running of development projects from end-to-end. (scoping, estimation, etc). Experience with bespoke software projects, working with software developers (not implementation projects). Excellent understanding of multiple Project Management methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, Prince2, Waterfall etc.). Ability to manage projects via varying communication methods (workshops, messaging apps, voice conferencing etc.). Good understanding of software development and IT related business operations (full software development lifecycle, UX/UI, Front-End facing projects etc.). Experience working with outsourced/international teams.
Bonus points for…
Front-End facing projects (User requirements, UX/UI etc.). Experience operating as a Business Analyst.
Therefore, if you are a highly experienced, driven and ambitious senior project management professional with expertise in managing multi-faceted teams and you would like to join a multiple award winning eGaming studio who have been accredited as one of the ‘Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’, been recognised by the BBC as a top technology employer and have a 1 star accreditation as a ‘Top Company to Work For’ then send in your CV today for review