ANALYST AND PROJECT MANAGER - Sussex, Hurstpierpoint, BN6 9HS
Friday Media Group is a UK-based web company with a clear vision that's expanding in the UK and internationally (we have offices in Miami, Berlin and Barcelona!), currently boasting over 70 websites, generating in excess of 12 million visits a month. We're growing our Online team and we're looking for talented people who really want to make a difference to our business. Working with our passionate team, you'll have the opportunity to drive innovation and make your mark on our future direction
Due to expansion and reorganisation Friday Media Group are looking for an analyst and project manager to help consolidate our product management and delivery processes across the group and run projects developed by in-house resource or are relevant to multiple divisions. The role will report into and work with the CTO and have day to day contact with divisional product managers as well as internal and external development resources.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Acting as an analyst and product backlog owner on cross-division projects. Working with divisional directors and product managers to collate, document and prioritise requirements. Working with developers to ensure delivered software will meet current requirements and fit with longer term priorities.
Project managing the deliver of projects, working with developers as a scrum master.
Working with agencies to track the delivery of projects.
Helping divisional stakeholders understand and control development and IT costs.
Assisting the CTO in working with divisional product managers to ensure best practice is shared and economies of scale are maximised.
An understanding of web technologies and an interest in the wider technology sector is essential.
Experience of agile/scrum development would be very useful but training can be provided.
All development, order fulfilment and issue tracking is dealt with in Jira so an understanding of ticketing systems (Jira, Trac, Fogzbugz, Bugzilla etc) is essential.
The successful candidate will need the strength of personality to lead meetings, broker compromise and manage expectations with business stakeholders while helping developers manage their time. As a key point of contact between the technical teams and wider business the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and commercial stakeholders.
Key Area: Project Management
Salary: £25k - £35k
Why work for Friday Media Group? We are proud of our company culture. We maintain a strong family background, and all 'Friday-Adders' play an active role in shaping the future development of the company. With ambitious growth plans and a clear market focus this is an extremely exciting time to join the company. We offer excellent career progression opportunities, holiday entitlement of 25 days, competitive salary, a fantastic modern office environment, pension scheme, free Gym access.