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  • Technical Project Manager

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  • As a Technical Project Manager you have ownership of a range of accounts and projects under the supervision of the company’s Project Director/Head of Technology. Your involvement starts from initial client contact to support business development to the point of contract signature and continues beyond project delivery to ongoing relationship management of clients. You will need to be logically minded and technically competent. Comfortable producing technical specification documents and detailed information architects to briefing and leading  teams of  developers throughout the project  lifecycle to delivery.

    You should have experience of popular Content Management Systems (CMS), app development, server architecture  and be capable of aligning client needs with technical solutions that fit the brief. You don’t need to be a developer but having an understanding of digital technology is essential.

    As a central part of the team, you have a deep understanding of the business, our capabilities and the projects we work on. As a daily interface between the company and its clients you are expected to confidently identify and support new business opportunities and directly help build revenues from clients whose projects you manage.

    Job Function

    • Account management for a named portfolio of clients
    • Client-facing support for business development and sales
    • Preparation of proposals, budgets and project schedules
    • Project management and team coordination (design, technical, development, implementation)
    • Account administration in line with the company’s business proces

    Primary responsibilities

    • Support business development activities with presentation preparation and proposal development.
    • Scope, define, estimate and manage budgets, scopes of work, and planning schedules.
    • Work with internal teams to define technical product specifications and functional requirements.
    • Assign and schedule tasks to achieve project objectives.
    • Maintain detailed timelines, project plans and resources for project deliverables and key milestones.
    • Manage the project database for each project for team sharing and accurate retrieval of information.
    • Act as first line of communication with clients.
    • Manage day-to-day operations of projects, including communication of client’s needs to the team.
    • Manage teams of developers over multiple projects using multiple technologies.
    • Lead project status meetings and updates with internal teams and clients.
    • Manage multiple accounts simultaneously with an understanding of project priorities and resources.
    • Assist in managing internal resources, ensuring existing and new business projects are fully staffed.
    • Minimize exposure to risk on a project by identifying scope creep and mitigate risk.
    • Manage and participate in testing and quality control for all deliverables.

    Skills

    • Experience in technical project management / digital solutions delivery.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Strong personal communication skills with the ability to interact with designers, developers and clients.
    • Strong writing skills to support written proposals and client communications.
    • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a sense of perspective.
    • Experience in scoping, budgeting, planning all kinds of digital projects.
    • Excellent knowledge of digital communications technology, design trends, graphic design and branding.
    • Experience with major CMS (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Umbraco, etc.)
    • General understanding of design, front-end development and backend development.
    • Enthusiasm to learn and succeed with a flexible outlook and plenty of initiative.

    If you feel you fit the bill and want to work in a fast paced, dynamic and fun work environment, then please send your CV and cover letter* to : jobs@mediafrontier.ch

    *applications without a cover letter will be rejected.

We’re always on the lookout for exciting new or senior talent to join the team. If you’re a Photoshop superstar, a php genius or an incredible account manager we’d be happy to hear from you. Simply send your cv and link to your online portfolio to jobs@mediafrontier.ch.

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