Digital Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

We have a great opportunity for a Digital Project Manager to join our team on a temporary maternity cover contract. You need to be self motivated, driven, and focussed on ensuring the delivery of a varied portfolio of digital projects and ongoing retainers for our Carbon Six Digital portfolio.

Salary for this role is £35,000 to £45,000 depending on experience (pro-rated for part-time).

No recruiters.

You must have the right to live and work in the UK to apply for this role. We cannot sponsor visa applications.

About us

We’re Rubber Cheese and Carbon Six Digital, a group of agencies who use marginal gains to continuously improve customer experience.

Rubber Cheese builds remarkable online systems, websites and applications that create better experiences for visitor attractions and their guests. Our clients include leading visitor attractions including Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, Eureka! Science and Discovery Centre, Holkham Estate as well as National Parks UK. Hosts of the popular podcast attractions podcast Skip the Queue, it is our mission to improve how visitor attractions interact, engage and delight their guests online so they deliver a better, more enjoyable and accessible experience.

Carbon Six Digital design, build, host and support websites and webapps using top-right quadrant CMS tools including Umbraco, HubSpot CMS-Hub and Headless CMSs such as Contentful. Our clients include Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Serco, Egress, Nextbase and Uber.

Whilst deeply technical, Carbon Six Digital are focussed on business outcomes, seeking to build long, trusted relationships, based on mutual respect and a commitment to sustainable, ethical values. We’re a safe pair of hands, but we aren’t afraid of being agile, embracing disruptive thinking to foster innovation.

Our People

In an agency such as ours, people are our greatest asset. We’ve worked hard to build a strong team, committed to learning and growing together. We develop new talent through our multi-award winning Apprenticeship programme, and are committed to continuously improving our skills through certification training and self directed learning.

Carbon Six Digital and Rubber Cheese values diversity and are committed to a flexible modern approach to work. We are a Disability Confident Employer and all of our roles can be undertaken part time.

Purpose of the role

The Digital Project Manager is the hub of our delivery function, accountable for ensuring their projects are delivered on time, on budget, and to acceptable levels of quality within our agreed processes.

You will work with senior leaders in the agency in the early stages of projects to estimate and scope the work, and with internal and external (contract) resources to manage the design and scheduling of the project. You will also contribute to the business analysis and requirements gathering of projects.

In the later stages of the project you will drive the project forward, monitor and report on progress, unblock issues, and manage risks.

You will be the champion for your projects throughout the lifecycle to ensure that they deliver on time and on budget.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Accountable for the Project Management of delivery projects from initial scoping through to implementation and warranty period to agreed requirements and timescales using the available internal and external resources;
  • Responsible for undertaking business analysis and requirements definition;
  • May be responsible for undertaking some systems design activities in conjunction with the project’s Design Lead;
  • Accountable for the change and release management of project deliverables;
  • Responsible for test planning and tracking, and may undertake some testing activities;
  • Accountable for ensuring that all non-Development assets, such as images and content are available in a timely manner.
  • May undertake content management activities using Umbraco, Hubspot or WordPress (training provided);
  • Develop and support effective communication mechanisms between the project team members, clients and suppliers;
  • Accountable for the resolution of support requests raised during the initial warranty period of any new product shipped;
  • Be part of the team who own all Project Management processes; working with all relevant team members to define, agree and maintain these processes, and monitoring the effectiveness of these processes and implementing continuous improvements;
  • Ensure that Project Management processes are used consistently, and implement continuous improvement to those processes;
  • Develop and maintain the project library, filing, recording and reporting systems;
  • Implement appropriate configuration management procedures;
  • Produce appropriate reports including project summary reports;
  • Maintain systems for recording project costs;
  • Advise and assist project team members in the application of project procedures, disciplines and recording and reporting standards;
  • Maintain risk and issue logs and change control records;
  • Responsible for ensuring the portfolio resource plan is maintained;
  • Contribute to the learning and development of team members.

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Required qualifications: Level 3 (A-Level equivalent)
  • Desired qualifications: Level 6 (Degree qualification) in a management, marketing or a computing related subject

Experience

  • Required experience: 3 years experience of project management in an IT discipline
  • Desired experience: 3 years experience of project management in a Digital Agency environment

Benefits

This is a UK-based remote working role. You will be expected to attend on-site team meetings up to six times per year across the UK at our attractions clients, in addition to ad hoc meetings in line with the requirements of your role.

This is a Full Time role (40-hours per week). We will consider applications for Part-Time working, with a minimum of 30-hours per week in most circumstances, although we will be flexible where you can make a reasonable case for reduced hours, such as childcare responsibilities, health constraints or disability.

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and will interview any disabled person that demonstrates that they meet the required qualifications and experience for the role. We will also accept applications in a variety of formats.

This role may be combined with a Level 6 Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship – enabling you to achieve a Degree at work.

Other benefits

  • 28 days paid leave per year (including bank holidays) plus additional 4 days paid leave per year (prorated for part-time);
  • Inspiration Days – Two extra days of annual leave to do something inspiring;
  • Flexitime enabling you to vary your working hours and take up to 2 days per month of leave without affecting your annual leave entitlement;
  • Up to 10 days paid sick leave per year;
  • Company pension;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Recruitment Referral programme;
  • Work from home or work from our Bordon office, you choose;
  • Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme;
  • Free sight test and contribution to glasses when needed for work.