Accessibility Links

Head of Delivery - Software / Games Projects

  • Location: North West, UK
  • Salary/rate: Market Rate, please call or email to find out more
  • Date posted: 24/04/18
  • Job reference: 6497
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

This northern cutting edge external development partner currently comprises a team of over 50 full-time employees (26 programmers, 8 artists, 4 project managers, 5 QA, and 2 dedicated design resources), with a strategy and focus on growth over the coming years. 

At any one time there may currently be up to 8 projects running concurrently in the studio of varying sizes and complexity. Project types include full-game development, co-development (working alongside client teams), platform ports and product remasters.

Amiqus are helping them to find a exceptional individual to join the leadership team, reporting to the studio’s general manager and taking full responsibility for the project management and delivery function within the studio. 

Responsibilities

Overall responsibility for the project management office ensuring the portfolio of projects within the studio are delivered using a defined ‘best-practice’ project delivery approach.
Work with the studio’s Head of Product to ensure projects are delivered within the agreed scope, time, cost and quality. 
Lead by example by directly managing a subset of the project portfolio. 
Apply expert knowledge to define and establish clear and consistent processes to monitor, support and report on the portfolio of projects.
Ensure all project risks, issues, dependencies are consistently documented and tracked.
Prepare regular and concise project status reports to share with the studio leadership team.
Line manage, mentor and grow a team of capable project managers.
Build strong and trusting relationships with both clients and suppliers.
Research project management best practices outside of the organisation and use the information to continuously improve internal processes.

Skills / Experience

At least 10 years software project management experience, including both planning and tracking and delivery of projects. 
Demonstrable experience of managing multiple full-product development lifecycles.
A proven track record of managing multiple projects concurrently within an organisation.
Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills.
Outstanding organisational and problem-solving skills, ability to work creatively and analytically demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
Proven team management experience.
Excellent written, verbal, presentation skills – prepared to be an ambassador 
Experience of influencing and gaining buy-in from stakeholders and project sponsors.
Agile project management methodology experience, Scrum Master, Kanban or similar.

If you wish to apply or learn more about this hire please do not hesitate to get in touch today with their exclusive recruiter stig.strand@amiqus.com

Similar jobs
Senior Producer
Location: Nottingham
Salary: Very Competitive (reflects experience)
Permanent
Do you have Project Management and Production expertise for AAA Console and PC games?Amiqus are closely partnered with a large and well-known game developer – well over 10 years in the industry
Product Director - Video Games
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Salary: Excellent salary DoE
Permanent
Product Director role working with a Global Video Games Publisher based in, Germany.
Senior Producer
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Salary: Excellent salary DoE
Permanent
Senior Production role working with the team at Kalypso Media in Frankfurt.
Production Assistant
Location: North West
Salary: up to £25,000
Permanent
Are you an Associate Producer / Production Assistant with a background in video games? Passionate about game development and Project Management? We have partnered with award winning
Project Manager
Location: North West
Salary: up to £35,000
Permanent
Are you a Production Assistant / Project Manager with a background in video games? Have you worked on at least 2 titles in a production capacity from start to finish? We have partnered with award