Software Project Manager

at Simply Business in London

Software Project Manager

Sunday Times - "Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for"

Far from fulfilling a musty insurance stereotype, we’ve created a colourful, collaborative working environment. In our head office in central London you will find a casual dress code, flexible working hours, and an open-plan office where our CEO works right beside everyone else. You will also find cross-departmental teams working on exciting projects, releasing new products quickly to change the traditional insurance market.

Unlike other companies you will not be a tiny cog in a corporate machine, but a key part of the business and its growth. Because we believe that people work more productively and imaginatively when they are free from rigid hierarchy and structures, we keep our start-up roots and entrepreneurialism at our heart, and give our employees the freedom and support to pursue what they’re interested in.

What you'll be doing:

- Coordinating the prioritisation of key projects within tech tracks, working alongside the technical development team to ensure that tracks are adequately resourced and progress tracked.

- Assessing and reporting on the impact of projects, and making recommendations on to better prioritise and deliver projects.

- Producing and delivering programme status reports, internal comms and presentations for the executive team and the board of directors.

Managing the planning and delivery of technical projects, such as the implementation of and internal communications tools

Skills we need:

- Project management experience, some of which (or all) within an online environment.

- Certified project management certification

- Experience of working to Agile methodology

- Exceptional organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and monitor multi-disciplined projects on a company-wide scale.

- Effective communications skills, with the ability to influence executive team members, product owners and stakeholders at all levels.

What we can offer...

Salary is commensurate with experience. As standard benefits, we offer life assurance, childcare vouchers, pension scheme and a cycle-to-work scheme and a season ticket loan. With our flexible benefits scheme, you can also mix and match the following:

Private Healthcare
Dental Insurance
Extra Annual Leave
Gym Membership
Flexible working hours
Sociable and collaborative environment
Regalar team and company events
Awards and Achievements...

- Ranked 21 in the 'Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for' - Sunday Times 2014
- 3 Star (highest) accreditation in "Best Small Companies to Work for" - Best Companies Ltd 2014
- 'Best Use of Audience Insight’ - Digi Awards 2014
- "Use of Organic Search (SEO)" Dadi Awards 2014
- Accredited "Geared for Giving employer" - outstanding contributions to charity

- "Most Agile Aware Organisation Award" - Agile Awards
- "Best Use of Mobile Technology Award" - Technology in Insurance Awards
- Named in the "Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA"
- Listed in "Sunday Times Tech Track 100" for fastest growing technology companies

Location - Moorgate, City of London

Sunday Times - "Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for"

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Published at 03 Nov 2014
Expires on 03 May 2015

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