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Senior Project Manager

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Location: UK / Hybrid
Salary: £65,000 – £75,000 Basic + Benefits. 

Our client, an award-winning digital publishing platform, primarily serving the STM and Academic publishing market, is looking for a new Senior Project Manager.

You will be the link between the publisher “the client”, and the in-house developers and consultants team, to develop, enhance and maintain their online publishing websites. You will manage both internal and external projects to agreed budgets and timelines and deliver the highest quality results for our clients and their customers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Act as project manager for select accounts, developing strong, consultative, and productive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Review, edit, and contribute to product and enhancement specifications
  • Prepare, maintain, and communicate project schedules, documentation, and project status to internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Identify opportunities to improve and refine the team’s processes, and implement those improvements
  • Manage regular platform upgrade deployments
  • Motivate and manage teams consisting of remote, and contractor software engineers, as well as client team members
  • Coordinate QA testing on assigned clients with a dedicated QA team
  • Accurately forecast and manage to approved budget for all project finances, including client billing, revenue recognition, and contractor payments.
  • Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other purposes.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the Scholarly Publishing market and operations
  • Experience preparing technical specifications and documentation
  • Scrum Master experience
  • Experience with leveraging QA capabilities
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in project management and developing demonstrably positive supplier/client relationships
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • 5+ years of software or web development project management experience
  • Knowledge of project management tools and techniques, including budget, schedule preparation, reporting and issue ticketing systems
  • Willingness and ability to learn platform functionality, problem solve, and train clients and colleagues
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