Project Manager at ustwo, London, 10 Weeks, £Contract Rate (Outside IR35)

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Nov 25, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

PROJECT MANAGER (Contract Role)

1st Dec for 10 weeks - 50% capacity across the week (won 't be required full time everyday)
Outside IR35

THE TEAM

We are looking for an experienced and delivery-focused freelance project manager to join us from 1st Dec for 10 weeks.

ustwo is a company driven by a strong inclusive culture and a passion for working in teams. We have high ambitions to create digital products that will make a meaningful difference to people 's daily lives.

So, if you have plenty of experience with supporting teams of up to 10, delight in building cohesive well-functioning teams and want to be part of a collaborative and dynamic culture that puts people in the centre, then we 'd love to hear from you.

WHAT WE OFFER

You will work in a highly collaborative environment with a talented cross-discipline team all united in their vision to create products that really matter. That also means you won 't be stuck working on marketing websites or advertising campaigns.

We 're working with a global manufacturer of computer peripherals and software to design and define a brand vision for a new online community platform for social gamers—with a particular focus on diverse and marginalized groups.

You 'll work to support a team of designers, writers, and specialists, to design a category-defining solution for both brand and product experience—while collaborating closely with our product design team who are creating and building an experience that provides a solid platform for change.


 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the project is delivered on-time, within scope and budget
  • Create and maintain project management documentation and track progress (project plan, risk log, progress report, budget tracker, etc.)
  • Anticipate project challenges/blockers ahead of time
  • Focus on and prioritise the team needs and project requirements to ensure successful completion of deliverables
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal as well as client teams to ensure seamless execution of project
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in both written and spoken contexts.
  • Organising logistics for user testing and user research

 

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications


 

  • 4+ years project management experience in an agency environment (preferably digital)
  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with product/innovation discovery processes
  • Familiarity with Agile product development, and Agile ceremonies

 

Skill sets:


 

  • Stakeholder Relationships - You proactively keep your clients and stakeholders informed. You 're able to cultivate and grow meaningful relationships with clients and stakeholders, encourage engagement, and alignment of expectations.
  • Detailed Oriented - You are detail oriented and well organised in tracking activities, timelines and budgets.
  • Commercial Acumen - You have a strong understanding of the commercial aspect of a client service business and feel comfortable managing budgets.
  • Role-Modeling - You are aligned with the ustwo values and role-model what you stand for and look to foster the same within your teams.
  • Self-driven - You are self-motivated and proactive in identifying and addressing challenges. But you 're also comfortable raising your hand when you need help.
  • Comfortable with fast-paced environment - You are comfortable with working under uncertainty and in a fast paced environment.

 

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT USTWO

https://www.ustwo.com/about-us/