The Mix

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The Mix London, United Kingdom
Dec 01, 2016
Full time
We’re looking for an energetic and experienced digital project manager who will manage the delivery of Agile projects across The Mix.  You will have directly responsibility for our development team and extensive project management experience including scoping and managing digital projects. The ideal candidate will also have technical knowledge as well as an understanding of user led design techniques  We are looking for someone who works well in a fast-paced environment and who has a passion for managing and developing digital solutions to help young people improve their life choices.   Overall purpose of the job     To manage the digital delivery team and to lead in the scoping, defining, scheduling, resourcing, tracking and delivery of digital projects at The Mix ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget and to agreed requirements.  Key responsibility:   Ensure the ongoing maintenance and development of The Mix Services   Lead the scoping, articulation and delivery of digital assets   Project management  Contribute to the digital strategy  Responsible for:    Developers  Freelancers, interns, agencies and volunteers as required  Location:    The Charity’s service hub, currently in Glentworth Street, London, NW1    Main tasks and responsibilities:   Manage and maintain an accurate and achievable schedule of all digital developments within The Mix, through liaison with technical staff, project managers and department  Plan and schedule development iterations, assisting with testing where required  Lead the scoping of digital projects and articulate development needs   Liaise with project managers and departments across the organisation to ensure that digital requirements documentation is created to the desired standard and available in a timely fashion Ensure the integration of digital services   Provide strong project management skills, taking on new projects when needed  Support departments and teams across The Mix with digital solutions and projects  Provide IT project advice and decision support information to project stakeholders   Manage digital partnerships, attending and manage meetings with external organisations and agencies when needed Maximise user experience of The Mix digital services Lead co-creation sessions with young people when needed Manage a variety of projects ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget Budget and expenditure management Ensure the development team develops and maintains the skill base required for delivery   Provide excellent recruitment, supervision and management of staff Any other duties as required      Person Specification:   Essential   Experienced project manager with evidence of scoping and managing digital projects  Experience of managing the full software development lifecycle  A good understanding of usability and accessibility needs  Experience of user-centred design process  Experience/understanding of Agile software development methodologies - particularly XP/Scrum   Broad technical knowledge, with a passion for the possibilities that new technologies and methodologies offer to the youth and community sector  Organised and able to manage a range of competing priorities  Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative and as an active team member.  Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and maintain relationships   Good written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate with users of varying technical ability  Desirable   Experience of budget management  Good knowledge of creative facilitation and user led design techniques   Line management experience  Qualified in Agile