Senior Project Manager

  • Location: scotland
  • Term: Permanent Position
  • Salary: Competitive
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Job Description

At Waracle, we’re all about crafting Intelligent Digital Experiences that truly make a difference. We join forces with innovative businesses, taking on their most exciting technology and digital product challenges. Our partnerships extend to some of the UK’s major players in Health and Wellness, Financial Services, and sustainable energy, to name just a few. We’re on the lookout for top talent to join our team and help us elevate our expertise even further.

We are a high growth business and were recently recognised on the E2E Tech 100 list of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK. Our growth has been based on great people working collaboratively with innovative clients, we are constantly seeking the best industry talent to join our dynamic teams, gaining experience and exposure to a range of languages and technologies. We want our work to have a positive impact within our key industries of digital health, financial services and energy. Contributing to a Healthier, Wealthier and Greener world.

Waracle is looking for a Senior Project Manager, based from any of our offices (Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London) in a hybrid working pattern.

The Senior Project Manager will support the end-to-end delivery of projects, with a proven track record of delivery in a cross functional team. You will be a technically minded leader, passionate about agile delivery and experienced in creating digital products.

As a Senior Project Manager some of the responsibilities include:

  • Define project scope, timelines and schedules to ensure on-time delivery of digital projects.

  • Collaborate with clients and cross functional teams to develop comprehensive project roadmaps that outline milestones, deliverables and key dependencies.

  • Manage budgets and resource allocations, ensuring that projects are adequately staffed and delivered within budget.

  • Identify and implement strategies to mitigate risks, dependencies and issues, minimising impact to project schedule and budget.

  • Build strong relationships with clients to understand their needs and manage expectations throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Participate in strategic planning sessions to identify new business opportunities and enhance operational efficiency.

  • Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the team and with stakeholders.

Requirements

  • Proven experience leading a highly technical, cross-functional team, preferably within an agency setting.
  • Experience delivering solutions and managing development teams throughout the full product lifecycle from discovery to deployment and operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, such as Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and JIRA.
  • Knowledge of software engineering methodologies and the SDLC, with the ability to adapt project management approaches as needed while managing scope and cost.
  • Strong emotional intelligence skills that allow for effective team motivation, conflict resolution and collaboration.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, ensuring clarity, and fostering a sense of partnership.

Recruitment process

The recruitment process you can expect for this role is an initial call with your dedicated Talent Acquisition Partner who will chat with you about Waracle, what you are looking for in a new position, the salary for the role, notice period and benefits (the important stuff!). After that, will follow a 2 stage interview process where you have an opportunity to find out more about Waracle and showcase your skills and experience, including a presentation task at final interview. Your Talent Acquisition Partner will guide you through the whole process to your first day with us.

Benefits for our people

Working for Waracle means you are part of an energetic and diverse community of technologists who care deeply about making a difference. We offer a wide range of benefits that support your wellbeing, health, personal and professional development goals. Our benefits package is reviewed regularly to ensure the best experience for everyone.

At Waracle, we prioritise your financial future. Teaming up with Royal London, we offer comprehensive pension services and expert financial advice. Benefit from an initial and annual 1-1 session with our dedicated financial advisor to explore joining options, understand the scheme and consolidate multiple pensions.

Waracle offers permanent team members the option to sign up for Medicash, providing access to a comprehensive healthcare cash-back plan. With Medicash, members receive cash back towards everyday healthcare expenses and access to virtual tools for family health and wellbeing. Whether it's cashback for new glasses, virtual GP services, or assistance with private scans, Medicash is there to help.

Group sickness cover at work provides peace of mind for employees in case long-term illness strikes. With this coverage, employees can rest assured knowing that they'll receive financial support during periods of sickness, helping to alleviate the stress of lost income.

We know it's tough to think about, but if the unimaginable were to happen during your time at Waracle, we've got you covered. We'll pay out a lump sum equal to 2 times your annual salary to your nominated loved one, along with bereavement counselling and support. It's our way of ensuring your peace of mind, even in the toughest times.

At Waracle, we nurture a vibrant culture where teams stay connected and inspired. From weekly catch-ups to casual meet-ups with leaders, there's always something exciting happening. Join our events, stay in the loop with our communications, and prepare for unforgettable outings and celebrations.

At Waracle, we offer enhanced maternity and paternity leave to support our employees during big life's milestones. Our policy ensures ample time for bonding with your new addition, reflecting our commitment to fostering a supportive work environment where employees can thrive personally and professionally.

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Embracing the future of work, we champion an adaptive hybrid working model that combines flexibility and collaboration. Our goal is to empower our teams to thrive in their roles while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Benefit from ample time off with our generous holiday allowance of 35 days per year. At Waracle, we prioritise work-life balance, ensuring you have plenty of opportunities to relax and recharge.

Unlock exclusive discounts and savings by accessing our employee discount platforms. From dining out to entertainment, travel bookings, and homeware purchases, our platforms offer a wide range of deals and offers.

Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, our flexible hours policy allows you to balance work and personal commitments more effectively.

Frequently-asked questions

Here are some of the things that people tend to ask about working at Waracle.

Absolutely! At Waracle, we welcome both permanent and contract applicants. Each job posting indicates if it's open to contract applications. We offer a diverse range of projects, both within and outside IR35 regulations, catering to various preferences and expertise levels.

We work on a Hybrid working model and offer flexible working hours. We're spread across 4 vibrant UK offices, but our teamwork isn't confined to those spaces, it's all about collaboration! While using the office is optional, each of us has a home office setup, relishing the freedom of hybrid workstyles. As of now, remote work outside the UK isn't part of our standard practice.

As proud sponsors, we're geared up to provide sponsorship for eligible roles. Be sure to view the specific job listing you're interested in to make sure we are accepting applications for sponsorship. If it doesn't quite fit, consider diving into our talent pool for potential future opportunities!

We always want to hear from talented people, join our talent pool 👇 and we'll contact you when a new opportunity becomes available.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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