Are You Our New Project Manager?

Novicell is looking for a Project Manager in London 

Are you an experienced project manager with a mind for commercials and commitment to delivering quality work? Do you want to work with some of the most exciting brands in the UK and Europe? Do you want to be challenged and learn from other competent (and friendly!) professionals within the digital sphere? 

A part of the team

Novicell is a full-service Digital Agency dedicated to strengthening our customers’ businesses online. We are about 30 good people in our London office, and you will also have over 300 great colleagues across 8 offices in 5 countries. Our offices are in London, Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, Aarhus, Copenhagen and Oslo.   

We have more than 20 years of experience helping people do business online. From digital strategy, website design and user experience, to web development, digital marketing and business intelligence, our services cover the full online commercial lifecycle.  

The role 

Your primary task will be to plan and manage web development projects. You will also have a knowledge of how to deliver various creative and digital marketing services as well.  

 With guidance from the Head of Operations in the UK, you will be responsible for owning the success of your customers and their projects. The work will range from mid-sized retainers (£50k per year and up) to full scale projects (£100 - 500k). 

Salary & Benefits

Salary

Basic salary £30,000 – £45,000 (based on experience).

Location

We’ve moved to a shiny, spacious new office in Shoreditch where you will be based. Flexible working arrangements are in place across the organisation to ensure our employees are happy and productive.  

Benefits

  • 7.5-hour workdays. As near to zero overtime as we (and you) can manage 
  • Private health insurance (with access to private GP/Nurse) 
  • "Study abroad" trips to Denmark, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden or Norway 
  • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve as days off on top of your statutory allowance 
  • Annual summer company get-together in Denmark (yes, even in 2021!!) 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Serviced office with free fruit, snacks, coffee, beer, and all the trimmings 
  • Excellent training and CPD opportunities 

About you

It's your personality that will make you a standout candidate for this position. You are detail-orientated, accountable and a good communicator.

You will be responsible for Novicell’s dialogue with the customer, agree what to do and when it will be delivered.

You will also work closely with the developers and consultants on projects. 

You will ultimately be responsible for the solutions you deliver.  

Your profile

  • You are the detail-orientated, always-on-top-of-things, quick-on-the-uptake member of the team with a desire to share with and learn from everyone else. Demonstrable experience of all these points is required. 
  •  You are diligent, but not to the extent that you are a workaholic; nice, but not so nice that you let things slip.

We also ask that:

  • You have excellent budget management skills and strong commercial understanding
  • You are comfortable being the primary, client-facing point of contact including regular reporting and meetings
  • You are capable of identifying and mitigating risks at the outset of a project and throughout its lifecycle
  • You have experience identifying and potential opportunities for growth in the customers you work with
  • You can provide initial triage of requirements and/or issues before they reach the development or consulting teams
  • You are committed to creating an excellent user experience for your customers’ users You are a stickler for quality in all that you, and your team, deliver to customers
  • You have experience planning team capacity
  • With the help of your team, you can distil the most complex briefs into clear, succinct requirements
  • You are comfortable scoping projects as well as identifying scope changes and their impact
  • You are work autonomously and able are to manage your own schedule but not afraid to ask for help or escalate when needed
  • You can keep track of multiple projects and provide an excellent service to all customers regardless of budget size
  • You have Agile delivery qualifications and/or practical experience (specifically Scrum or Kanban)
  • You are a strong, clear communicator who can confidently simplify complex concepts so all stakeholders can understand
  • You are a team motivator, cheerleader, unblocker and facilitator
  • You have excellent written and oral English skills
  • Nice to have: you have experience working with Umbraco CMS

Practical information

  • Application deadline: as soon as we find the right candidate.
  • Start date: as soon as

    Application process  

     After your initial submission, we’ll have an initial call with the candidates we are interested in taking to the next stage.  

    From there, the next step will take the format of a short presentation. We will brief you beforehand on what we would like you to present and how (relevant to the job, of course).  

    The final stage will be a de-brief (all applicants) and a final Q&A session for those who are through to the final round. 

    Please click on the button below to apply by sending a cover letter and CV.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Head of People and Culture, Oliver at ojb@novicell.co.uk 

    Apply here

Novicell - Flink & Flittig

Novicell started in Denmark, and we have kept some of the best ideals from the Danish culture. In Denmark, "Flink & Flittig" means to be kind and diligent. We are kind and considerate. We treat each other properly and provide a high level of service to our customers. It should always be fun to go to work, and we regularly conduct a variety of professional and social activities. 

You will experience: 

  • An unpretentious organisation with significant personal degrees of freedom
  • A creative and inspiring environment with the ability to influence the company's development
  • The possibility to work away at our offices in Spain and Denmark
  • The opportunity to participate in fun recreational activities
  • An active social community

Social activities 

Every year, we gather for a summer BBQ in one of London's many parks, and during the winter we celebrate the good year with a big winter party!

You are never bored

There are always colleagues up for after-hours activities such as sports activities, FIFA, or board games

Work away

You have the opportunity to work away in one of our seven offices in Spain, Norway and Denmark

Benefits

Every week, we catch up on the weekend over some free breakfast, and we enjoy lunch together every other week. The rest of the time, we enjoy fresh barista-coffee and tea

Working at Novicell

As a company, Novicell likes to ensure that their employees have a fun time. Employees are encouraged to engage in social activities together, both during and after working hours or travel to the other offices. Having a pleasant experience at work is paramount. People are driven to be creative and try new things. Novicell believes it is better to try something and fail than to not try at all.

Novicell as a workplace

 

Novicell kick-off

Every year, all employees from Denmark, Spain, UK and Norway unite at our annual kick-off event. Here's a video from our Kick-off 2018:

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