Technical Project Manager

Company Overview

We’re an independent marketing technology agency based in London and New York, on a mission to combine technology and creativity to solve brands’ problems. We are one of the UK’s top 25 fastest growing start-ups, and we were the 33rd fastest growing company on the Financial Time’s 2019 top 1000 list. We bring together data, technology, content, and paid-media to drive revenue for brands. Our clients include Spotify, Google, Facebook, Nike, Waze, Just Eat, ASOS, Pret A Manger and adidas. Since being founded in 2014, Byte has grown to more than 130 brilliant people.

 

Our core services are:

  • Creative planning
  • Digital content production
  • Design and build chatbots on Messenger, Slack, Voice and others
  • AR lenses
  • Biddable digital media planning and buying
  • Data analytics and insight
  • Digital strategy
  • Marketing technology consultancy
  • Digital channel optimisation
  • Automation of internal and paid-media processes
  • Dynamic creative
  • Marketing Science

Job Purpose

Marketing and technology are converging at a rapid rate. Technology can now deliver the marketing promise of personalised communications at scale. Technology is useless without ideas that capture consumers’ imaginations. At Byte we build with emerging technologies including AR, chatbots, and voice bots to deliver significant business results for clients. We don’t believe in siloed teams – content, technology, media and data overlap in all roles at Byte. Technical Project Managers help develop brilliant digital products and services. They introduce best practice technical project management at Byte, working on multiple client and internal projects simultaneously. They will scope, estimate, refine, gather requirements, allocate resources, manage delivery and reconcile finances on many projects.  They are responsible for delivering projects on time, within budget.

 

Your Responsibilities

Project management for external projects (chatbots)

  • Running daily stand-ups for tech team
  • define project scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities in collaboration with clients
  • Manage scope throughout the project duration
  • Maintains accurate program estimates, timelines, project plans, status reports
  • Manage and track team velocity, financials and other KPIs
  • Responsible for complex program management tasks and development of standard and processes for scheduling and budget management
  • Managing tech team, including freelancers, resource and workflow
  • Run tech sprints
  • Gather requirements and support exploration
  • Assign and monitor tasks in github
  • Behavioural driven development
  • Establish, plan, execute and report soon major milestones
  • Prioritise and triage tasks

Project management for internal projects (automation and R&D)

  • General project management of design development of internal tools
  • Roll out of tools
  • Tracking time spent to understand R&D investment

Project management for AR experiences

  • General project management for creation of AR lenses
  • Scoping, estimating, co-ordinating design and development of AR projects
  • Tracking resource and time spent to ensure profitability

 

Personal Attributes

To complement the team dynamic:

  • Sense of humour
  • Self-starting
  • Easily bored
  • No ego
  • Extremely motivated
  • Professional
  • Adaptable and thrives with variety and change
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Calm and patient under pressure
  • Proactive and assertive
  • Inquisitive mindset
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Learns quickly
  • Persistent and hard-working
  • Has high standards
  • Open to criticism and ideas
  • Clear communicator
  • Persuasive and inspiring

Benefits

We can offer a degree of responsibility and flexibility that’s hard to find in a role anyplace else.

You will become an integral member of our team, and you will gain experience you wouldn’t get at a big corporate agency. You’ll be encouraged to follow your passions. You’ll be supported when you want to try something new. You’ll get 25 paid holidays, breakfast, regular socials, and day off on your birthday. Most of all, you’ll help create the company you want to work for.

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