Project Manager

Job Type:
IT & Technical
Salary Description:
Salary Depending on Experience
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Job Purpose
As a business we are looking to invest to grow the Brand in the Spain and other international markets. The brand is a subsidiary group which is looking to grow its digital international revenue base as a predominantly UK facing business. The team is a critical part of this strategic ambition. The role would ideally have someone living in Barcelona, if not Spain and be willing to travel 2-3 times a year to Barcelona for team building events.

This role is based in Barcelona alongside our design and technology team. The role will be to primarily support our delivery road map. This includes the development of the front end, changes to our cx journeys and on-site experience, as well integrating new back office tools. You will integrated in the PMO office reporting to its Head and you be glue co-ordinating the delivery teams with the commercial and regulatory requirements.
You will be leading the gathering of business requirements for new projects, creating detailed project plans. This will cover working across the business to scope technical, regulatory, operational and commercial requirements.

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities

• The first objective will be to support PMO Head in project management and process improvement to support our road map.
• Leads the gathering, understanding, documentation and translation of the business requirements for the project covering areas such as regulatory, technical, operational and commercial.
• Takes responsibility for the definition, documentation and execution of multiple projects or single larger/more complex projects, actively leading all phases of the project.
• Identifies, assesses and manages risks to the success of the project.
• Ensure that all activities comply with relevant all operating model technology and regulatory frameworks.
• Responsibility for project delivery that is on-schedule, within budget and delivers within scope.
• Effectively estimates and manages costs and project expenditure, timescales and resource requirements.
• Proactively escalates risks & issues, co-ordinating all responses required.

Knowledge, Expertise and Qualifications

• Technical or other degree (or equivalent).
• Experience in working with geographically distributed teams.
• Significant experience of working with 3rd parties for delivery of aspects of a project or solution.
• Practical experience of PRINCE2 / PMP / Scrum (or equivalent).
• Several years’ experience full life cycle delivery projects.
• Demonstrable knowledge and experience of the successful application of the principles, methods, techniques and tools of various business analysis techniques.
• A proven ability to translate technical designs and constraints to understandable business concepts.
• Knowledge and experience in managing IT related business projects which involve multiple activities and streams of people from both IT and business teams, in a fast paced dynamic organization.
• The ability to use automated tools to assist in the project management process, by automating mechanical tasks such as scheduling, resource balancing, and time recording e.g. Microsoft Project, Jira, Slack.
• Knowledge of online gambling & gaming industry desirable.
• Experience in geographic expansion projects is an advantage.
Personal Qualities • Demonstrates sense of passion and pride about own work. Positive and dynamic attitude and adapts well to change. Inspires passion and excitement around shared goals, promoting environment of achievement.
• Demonstrates the ability to motivate and influence teams and individuals with whom there is no direct or indirect management responsibility.
• Proven experience of influencing at all levels of the organization and across different functions.
• Ability to identify and prioritize Stakeholders, build strong relationships, and tailoring the communication to meet the stakeholders need.
• Ability to quickly understand new business process areas, functional requirements and technologies in order to successfully lead projects.
• Excellent verbal & written communication and presentation skills, with well-structured and analytical approach to reporting. English is a must.
• (Desirable) Living in Barcelona area or willing to relocate.

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Iona

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