Project Manager

About Pinpoint:

 

Pinpoint are an award-winning Official Magento Partner located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. We are a fast growing company, looking for an enthusiastic Project Manager to join our team and assist with producing fantastic websites for our clients.


Our work includes building beautiful eCommerce stores for merchants across the UK and USA with uncompromising build quality, along with providing solutions and strategies that deliver measurable results.


Our client base includes merchants such as Regis Salons, Supercuts, iCandy, Pretty Little Thing.

We take real pride in our client-centric approach, and have always worked hard to retain these values.


 

Job Description:

 

Pinpoint are on the lookout for a talented and self motivated Project Manager to join our team, working with both the internal team and directly with our clients to help them succeed online.


The role involves working with a series of tools such as Jira, Tempo and Service Desk to fully understand our clients requirements, team capacity and project status to assist in your day to day responsibilities (task scheduling, time tracking, project plans) .


You will work with our development team and the account/project management team across a range of projects encompassing both monthly retainers and full website builds as well as special projects

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Task/Project delivery against budget

  • Task/Project delivery against deadline

  • Ensuring work is scheduled 8-12 weeks in advance

  • Creation and maintenance of project plans


Your Duties and Responsibilities


  • Working with our clients and the internal team to create robust schedules and ensure that these are adhered to

  • Providing a proactive service to our clients by frequently liaising and updating them on task/project status either directly or via an Account Manager

  • Working with clients and the account management to ensure a backlog of tasks is in place for all retainer clients


  • Understanding the scope and requirements of any given project and creating a project plan where appropriate as well as any other relevant project governance

  • Ensuring that all tasks/projects are delivered within scope, on time and within the approved budget

  • Working with the Account Management team to ensure all tasks are in a position to be scheduled and have sufficient detail and an estimate

  • Ensuring that all relevant tasks are scheduled + that delivery dates are fed back to the client either directly or via and Account Manager

  • Attending project meetings with clients to gather requirements

  • Provide reports to both the internal team and clients numerous metrics

  • Build and manage relationships with internal teams and clients

  • Be an active, motivated and inspired member of the team

  • Maintaining a full understanding of company processes, policies, guidelines and contractual obligations and ensuring these are consistently followed.


Required Qualifications


  • We are looking for someone who is as passionate, hard-working and has determination to succeed.

  • 2+ years’ experience in Project Management, preferably within an agency 

  • A good understanding of existing Project Management methodologies and an interest in developing methodologies

  • Exceptional timekeeping

  • The ability to manage multiple work streams at any given time

  • Have a minimum of one years’ experience of direct project management within a software team

  • Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of delivery projects from conception to launch.

  • Have advanced client liaison and communication skills and an ability to develop, nurture and maintain customer and internal relationships

  • Have experience of creating and managing key documentation such as project plans

  • Have experience of taking details of client’s requirements and creating detailed briefs and of running client workshops and planning meetings. 

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision with an ability to plan and prioritise your own time and workload to ensure all deadlines and deliverables are met on time and to the required standard.

  • Have meticulous attention to detail to ensure all tasks are managed correctly

  • Have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and create rapport with colleagues, clients and management

  • Provide positive contributions to a team-working environment, in relation to ideas, providing support to colleagues, building strong working relationships with colleagues, understanding internal roles and responsibilities.

Skills we’d love you to have


  • Prior experience with Magento

  • Exposure to projects utilising agile delivery methods

  • Working knowledge of tools such as JIRA

 

Training and Progression

We believe in investing in our employees, working with leading training providers and professional bodies to expand your skillset, with regular workshops, lunch and learns, as well as tailored Personal Development Plans created to support your career aspirations.

The diverse range of specialisms across our business provide plentiful opportunities to get a taste for new areas within digital marketing and broaden your experience.

Time will also be given to research and investigate new technologies as part of this role.

 

Benefits: 

 

Employee well-being is high on our agenda, and we pride ourselves on the range of benefits we’re able to provide and want to ensure our staff are satisfied.

A performance bonus rewards effort, whilst our quarterly company awards recognise individual achievements. To keep those creative juices flowing we provide free fruit and refreshments, and we always look forward to the monthly free sandwich Friday.

We’re a social bunch too, with regular company events to look forward to such as the races, picnics and the always much anticipated Christmas party. Not only that, but we genuinely like each other too, it’s not just a work thing! You’ll often find our employees out and about together, with many making some great friends in their colleagues.

 

Thinking of your future, we operate a Company Pension Scheme, that, like a fine wine, improves over time, rewarding your loyalty over the years. We even offer a private health plan to make sure you’re well looked after.