Are you an experienced Design and Digital Project Manager? This home-based role could be the right fit for you.
Home-based | Salary dependent on experience | Flexible working hours – minimum of 10 hours a week
This company is approaching its third year and is going from strength to strength. They specialise in social innovation: looking to create new solutions to old social problems and helping children and parents to prosper across the globe.
They deliver end to end projects, from insight through to innovation development. They have worked with clients from Vodafone to Reckitt Benckiser on projects in the youth, health and sanitation spaces, both in the UK and overseas.
They are now looking to recruit a design and digital project manager on a project basis. The right candidate will be offered a fixed term contract.
This company operates a wholly flexible way of remote working, meaning that most of our working hours happen away from fixed hours or an office space – although they do like to meet up occasionally whenever availability permits.
This role would be ideal for somebody who wishes to maximise time with their family and undertake work and career development around other priorities. There are deadlines, of course, but we work in an agile way and projects are planned well to provide our team with flexibility. Some projects can be taken care of around other commitments, whilst some require some daytime input (mostly remote) and occasional client meetings, which tend to be around London and the South East. The team occasionally meets in London but they love to stay in touch over video calls.
Digital, design or event agency background in a client-facing role is desirable, and knowledge of design sprints and experience of delivering digital projects a key advantage.
Organise resources and activities, including design sprint workshop events
and digital projects – Create logical/simple yet highly systematic model for delivering projects on
time and budget to include scope of work, timing plans – Budgeting – Oversee contract and sign off from client
Optimise relationship with client teams and build confidence and sell in new
services – Book and schedule guests for our podcasts and content strands (due for
launch late summer 2019)
Conduct desktop research and (where appropriate) work with recruiters to
source freelance talent – Conduct desktop research and (where appropriate) work with recruiters to
source experts and user testers for our design Sprints – Conduct research and create reports on various topics and industry sectors
and user journeys – Conduct research on specific individuals and entrepreneurs in the social
innovation space for our podcasts and content strands (due for launch late summer 2019)
Creative (desired but not essential)
Working knowledge of product design (or working with UX/product
designers) – Working knowledge of design research principles
A real desire to have a positive impact on the world and use skills for good – A focus on getting the job done in the most efficient way
The role is contract based and the rate is competitive, based on experience. Tax and National Insurance are the responsibility of the candidate.
Please name your CV using your first and surname for example ‘CVJaneSmith‘.