Project Manager - Wetherby

e are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and tenatious Project Manager to join our team at NetConstruct. This isn’t your typical Project Management position and applicants must have previous experience working in a targetted Account Management/Client Services type role within a commercial, fast-paced environment as well as meticulous attention to detail, strong communication skills and experience managing costs and budgets. 

 

About NetConstruct:

At NetConstruct our goal is simple - to build better digital. Part of the IDHL Group, we work with ambitious clients including Mitie, Ryobi Tools, Theakstons, sk:n clincs, InXpress, Capita and Newcastle Building Society, engineering their websites to deliver digital services that enhance customer experience.

Working in partnership, we keep it simple, uncovering digital evolutions that make a real difference. Our team of strategic developers collaborate with inventive UX designers, crafting solutions to unlock the potential within your website.

We look ahead, striving for even better still. Through our expert analysis, scoping and future phasing, it is our aim to ensure that your customers next user experience will be better than their last.

 

Job Description:

You will work as part of the account handling team, responsible to the Client Services Director and for delivering pro-active project management support to the Client Services Director and Key Account Managers on client projects.  

 

Key Performance Indicators

  • Monthly production target
  • Project profitability target
  • Project delivery – on time and within budget
  • Client satisfaction

 

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  •  Building and maintaining positive relationships with Account Managers and key clients, having regular project review meetings, resolving issues, keeping up-to-speed with requirements, understand their business and maximising the revenue potential and profit for the agency.
  • The project management of new work through the agency – attending workshops, organising client briefings with relevant internal colleagues, writing project plans, assisting the Traffic Manager by advising on scheduling work through the agency, managing the writing of specifications, ensuring that all deadlines on the project plan are met and that projects are delivered and invoiced on time and to budget.
  • Leading project stands ups to monitor progress of all teams.
  • Ensure JIRA boards are kept up to date by all parties and reviewing with the project team.  Highlight potential overruns at the earliest opportunity.
  • Assisting the Client Services Director with scheduling and commercial decisions around project movement between clients.
  • Balancing client needs from a commercial perspective alongside client services.
  • Leading on project wash up meetings to document and communicate learnings.
  • Measuring project profitability and assisting in achieving overall project profitability targets,
  • Consistently achieving team production targets by prioritising client work through the business smoothly and efficiently in order that invoicing plans can be achieved.
  • Attending development meetings to create a feedback loop between the development team and client services.
  • Maintaining a full understanding of company processes, policies, guidelines and contractual obligations and ensuring these are consistently followed.

 

Person Specification

We are looking for someone who is as passionate, organised and ambitious with boundless energy and enthusiasm as well as steely determination to succeed. This role has huge opportunity with the potential for career development in a rapidly growing business with ambitious plans for the future. 

 

  • A good balance of customer service and commercial awareness
  • Experienced in the digital sector with a good understanding of the application of digital technology, creative and digital marketing solutions in the business environment.
  • Unparalleled organisational skills and a natural ability to get things done.
  • Experience of project management, including developing project plans, liaising with internal colleagues, external suppliers and clients to meet specific timescales and deliver on-budget.
  • Proven experience of meeting financial targets.
  • Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of being adept at spotting opportunities to improve processes.
  • Have experience of managing key documentation and client communication and ensuring a clear audit trail of communication.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment and to use high levels of initiative to deliver results.
  • The ability to see the bigger picture and take a commercial view of conflicting project elements.
  • A flair for persuasion and helping colleagues understand and support your decisions.
  • Full, clean driving licence. 

 

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.