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Project Manager - Cheshire

  • Location: Cheshire, North West
  • Salary/rate: to £35k plus benefits
  • Date posted: 19/12/18
  • Job reference: 6954
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

Opportunity for a successful Project Manager with a video games background to join a growing games dev outsource specialist. Reporting into the Head of Delivery you will lead high profile projects up to several million budget, typical team size between fifteen to twenty-five and be prepared to be challenged daily on incredibly varied projects.

Role and Responsibilities

Manages and refines production schedules and tracks progress towards deliverables for multiple projects;

Facilitates constant communication between team members, departments and managers;

Creates and distributes reports and executive summaries to foster communication and promote awareness of progress and issues;

Ensures that teams are focussed on and capable of delivering priorities;

Manages client relationships and handles client/stakeholder change requests to ensure that impact is considered and communicated;

Identifies and addresses inefficiencies in production processes;

Manages external contractors relationships and their deliverables;

Manages internal and external QA;

Manages localisation;

Drives risk analysis and mitigation;

Defines, operates and improves production systems;

Maintains quality standards;

Implements and supports organisational change;

Supports individual, team and discipline development initiatives.


Person Specification / Behavioural Traits

Passionate about game development and project management;

A positive, can-do attitude;

Very good cross-discipline interpersonal skills (written and oral communication);

Reliable and trustworthy;

Capable of developing robust plans;

Can manage and inspire internal and external teams to achieve goals;

Identifies and eliminates inefficiencies in production processes;

A pro-active, multi-tasking problem-solver, unfazed by complexity;

Quick to learn and able to develop others;

Takes ownership of and confidently handles a wide range of situations;

Calm and dependable under pressure.


Essential Knowledge, Experience and Interests

2+ years previous experience in a Production Assistant role;

Worked on at least 2 titles in a production capacity from start to finish;

Expert knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Excel;

Experience of managing budgets, client relationships and external contractors;

Very good cross-discipline interpersonal skills (written and oral communication);

Knowledge of Agile production methodologies including Scrum and Kanban.

Knowledge of multiple platform holder requirements;

Knowledge of project management software (ideally Jira);

Knowledge of QA and localisation processes;

Knowledge of version control software.


This is an awesome opportunity to push your career forward, salary to £35k plus benefits.
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