About Status

We love solving problems. We work across sectors and countries. We embrace the power of teamwork and share our successes. We are growing and looking for the right person to join our team as a Digital Project Manager.

What does the right person mean to us?

You will be a confident individual with a commercial mind and great interpersonal skills. You will thrive on the cut and thrust of rapidly evolving customer priorities. You will be a critical thinker and problem solver, able to effectively multi-task while always remaining calm and constructive.

You are expert at working through the details to deliver the strategy, ruthlessly sifting the important from the urgent and supporting the team to stay focused.

You work tirelessly to find the best outcome for your client - from asking lots of questions to looking at problems from multiple viewpoints and never, ever settling.

You are a confident and articulate oral and written communicator – adept at weeding out jargon and presenting ideas and methodologies in audience appropriate styles and language.

You thrive on variety and pull learning from one project to another to constantly raise the game and delight your client.

You are hungry and pro-active about staying ahead of the technology curve.

You love being part of a team – you take responsibility and are accountable, willing to help out where necessary and enjoy celebrating team success.

Please note: This role is office based in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Applications submitted by non-EU citizens without evidence of a valid UK work visa will be ignored. 

Key Skills & Experience

  • At least 3 - 4 years of proven work experience delivering digital projects such as websites, mobile apps and enterprise CMS system solutions.
  • Experience of working in Agile/ SCRUM principles and methodology
  • Hands on experience with project management software, like MS Project and Jira, SharePoint
  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems
  • Understanding of SEO and Google Analytics
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Excellent internal communication and team management skills
  • Excellent client facing communication skills to assist in managing scope and negotiation
  • Demonstrate ability to multitask, be able to prioritise and work across a number of briefs concurrently
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the following disciplines – digital strategy, technology, creative and best practice user experience design

Your working week as Digital Project Manager

Every day will be different! The pace will be rapid, with shifting priorities and client demands – steering a clients' project to success will be in your hands   

Project management of a wide cross section of clients and projects - monitoring progress, tracking reports, looking for areas of improvement and proactively resolving issues

Complete project cycle documentation from specifications, risk, assumptions, issues and dependencies logs to retrospective reviews.

Support our new business team in scoping project requirements, preparing budgets and developing detailed project plans

Collaborate with clients to provide project updates and facilitate their feedback and requirements, while managing scope.

Manage internal project meetings to deliver projects on time that meet quality standards

Use metrics and data to measure success.

Seek opportunities for improvement and suggest new projects to assist in account growth.

In return, we offer

  • Understanding that work is just one part of your life
  • Investment in your learning and development
  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • A transparent profit share scheme
  • 26 days annual leave plus statutory UK bank holidays
  • A company pension scheme
  • Regular social activities