Technical Project Manager at GAN, London, £Contract Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Apr 06, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Technical Project Manager - Contract

Technology (Development) · London, UK

Team Overview:

This role will join the transformation programme where the successful candidate will enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced and exciting environment. You will be comfortable working on a wide variety of exciting technical projects, designed to help step change the business.

 

Job Purpose:

As a Technical Project Manager you will play a key role in a Transformation Programme which aims to develop a world-class delivery capability. You will bring focus to technical projects, working to scope them, to increase visibility, accountability, awareness, engagement, buy-in and ensure delivery to time, scope and budget. 

To succeed in the role you will have to work with a wide variety of stakeholders in the organization and with third party experts and consultants.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

  • Gather and prioritise the requirements needed to deliver technical projects within our transformation programme. You will create detailed end-to-end delivery plans which identify and sequence the activities needed to successfully complete each project. 
  • Leverage your project management, technical, organisational, and transformation expertise to understand business and strategic goals, translate them into an executable plan 
  • Own the entire project life cycle, delivering within time, budget and to quality assurance expectations.
  • Concurrently manage multiple projects.
  • Work with the technical teams to effectively manage project planning, requirements capture, estimation, development, testing, resource planning and co-ordination
  • Manage dependencies, issues, risks and contingency plans as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date project reporting to track progress and all project documentation to a high standard.

Requirements:

  • Project management experience working directly with technical teams and third-party experts and consultants
  • Relevant working experience in a technical project management setting
  • A high degree of competency in relation to project planning and execution
  • Experience of maintaining effective relationships with project stakeholders both internal and external as well as those locally and remotely
  • Strong emotional IQ (EQ) and demonstrable ability to create relationships with new people quickly and easily and manage those relationships effectively over time
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Certification in Project management methodologies, like Agile, SCRUM, Kanban, Prince2, Waterfall etc.
  • Strong presentations skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English is critical, as you will be required to communicate with colleagues, line managers and occasionally clients
  • Proficiency with Jira, Confluence and Smartsheets
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office core products (in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

The following skills will be beneficial

  • Experience in the online gaming industry.