Project Manager

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  • Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Childrensalon Ltd

Established in 1952 and online since 1999, Childrensalon is a fast-growing, award-winning, forward-thinking retailer, specialising in dressing children beautifully.

Childrensalon believes there is beauty in diversity and difference, as resembled by our wonderful team. Our vision of being the most inclusive, diverse, and humane company is very important to us as is our culture of fairness, openness, and transparency. We are committed to the career progression and advancement of every team member as well as welcoming the best external talent in the industry. We offer a fun, challenging, collaborative, family-oriented work environment in our fast-paced and rapidly growing business and in turn will provide you with the opportunity to grow your career and make a difference.

As project manager, you will work across the business delivering key projects. Responsible for ensuring projects are delivered on-time, within scope and to a high quality. You will have a meticulous eye for detail, strong communication & time management skills.

An agile workflow is essential, breaking projects into story/delivery points to provide accurate project progress reports throughout.

Working alongside project owners you will deliver on roadmap/ad-hoc projects. Responsible for understanding the project to a fine detail, collating all requirements and assets across the business and managing deadlines. Working with systems analysts (web & Boss), you will translate the high level brief into technical requirements and specifications. Understand how analysts and developers are breaking down tasks and reporting on the deadlines. Present in sprint planning and report back timings to project owner and team.

You will run regular project reports and updates for the team and owner to keep everyone up to date with any blockers/movement on tasks.

Building a firm understanding and relationships of all departments across the business, knowing who you need certain information from.

Responsibilities

● Manage end-to-end projects from conceptualisation through to final delivery.

● Work with the project owner to create an overarching project brief defining scope, objectives.

● Work with PO to formulate high level brief, and build understanding of technical specification

● Work with analysts plan project into sprints and create a detailed project roadmap

● Work across the entire business collating informations/assets that are required for the project

● Keep project team up to date with project progression

● Arrange kickoffs, standups and retrospective meetings.

● Create & track reports on projects - measuring delivery vs original plans, highlighting risks of missed deadlines, complications. You will keep project owners up to date on all areas of the project on a regular basis.

● Solid understanding of our internal systems, giving you the ability to field high level technical questions.

● Document projects within Confluence keep a record of all decisions, meetings and changes to original specifications.

● Hold the project team accountable for deadlines and deliverables.

Key Skills

● Working knowledge of JIRA & Confluence

● Agile Project Management

● Collaborative, friendly approach to project delivery

● Ability to work under pressure and multiple projects simultaneously

● Proficient in Excel / Google sheets/Sprint reporting

● Excellent communication and ability to be assertive

● Understanding of web development methodologies

This role is based at our Head Office in Tunbridge Wells with some remote working.

Childrensalon is an equal opportunity employer and is determined to ensure that no applicant or team member receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

If you are interested and think you would thrive in this role, please apply to [email protected] with your CV and covering letter about why you would like to work for us. Previous applicants need not apply.

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