Digital Platform Manager / Project Manager

Development & Design | £45k - 55k per year | England, Greater London, London Bridge

Digital Platform Manager /Project Manager £45,000 – £55,000 London

JOB SUMMARY for Digital Platform Manager/ Project Manager :

Reporting to the Director of Digital & Content (C+D), the Digital Platform Manager (DPM) will lead the development of the platforms.

Working with the C+D Data and C+D Editorial team, the DPM will play a pivotal role in developing, maintaining and future-proofing to increase data subscription revenue and build new products, as well as maintaining and improving the Drupal digital platform.

The DPM will have direct reports, as well as project managing a development agency in India.

He/She will also work closely with the Business Development Manager (Data) and Audience Development Manager.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES for Digital Platform Manager / Project Manager:

      Immediate task is to ensure the C+D data platform is stable and reliable, understanding and meeting all customer and stakeholder requirements, reviewing all performance issues and roadmapping development priorities.

Work closely with Business Development Manager (Data) and Audience Development Manager to map future development work to maximise revenue and audience.

Manage the data development team, comprising an operations manager, data controller and project manager (who splits their time between C+D Data and the editorial website)

Manage our offshore development team, and make sure that project methodologies are used to deliver key projects on time and within budget

Write project briefs, both technical and non-technical, and sign-off technical architecture outlining project approach

Liaise with key stakeholders throughout the business to gather requirements for projects as per the digital strategy, and ensure that these are planned, designed and briefed in advance of time so ensure that no development hours are lost

Responsibility for final QA and sign-off for all deployments to UAT environments, and production sites

Implementation, management and reporting of analytics to aid evidence-based decision making across the portfolio

Maintain relationship with Head of Digital, within UBM’s Shared Services department

Ensure all development and design, in all parts of the business, is on-brand and consistent with the style guide

POSITION REQUIREMENTS for Digital Platform Manager / Project Manager:

    • Must be a self-starter who can initiate, drive and execute projects, foster innovation, focus on delivery, collaborate with others and demonstrate high levels of commitment and integrity with a strong digital project management background.

At least 2 years’ experience of project management working with Scrum or Kanban methodologies

Strong technical knowledge; previous experience of Drupal preferred

Confident using JIRA and Confluence

Ability to effectively communicate technical information and updates to non-technical teams

Proven track record of working with external agencies (ideally offshore) with a cross functional team achieving results

Close working with the IT Infrastructure Dept

Previous experience as a line manager with at least one direct report

Ability to understand the end to end customer experience

Confident using Adobe Analytics

Data analysis and reporting analytical insight and web traffic stats

Ability to work on multiple projects

Excellent time keeping skills; able to meet deadlines

OTHER PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES for Digital Platform Manager / Project Manager:

      Experience running databases would be a big plus

Intermediate – advanced MS Excel skills

Enjoy experimenting and trying out new technologies

Experience of working within the Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

How to apply for Digital Platform Manager / Project Manager

If you would like to take advantage of this great opportunity, please apply by sending your CV to emma.drew@venturi-group.com

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