Project Director (Digital Transformation)


Staines, Middlesex

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£80000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits

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May 2018

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Damian Speirs

Project Director / Digital Transformation / Agile / Digital Leader / Agile Methodology / Client Facing / Leadership Skills / Budgetary Responsibility / Digital Agency / Permanent / Staines

£80 - £85K plus bonus and benefits


Start - May 2018

I am working with a leading digital agency who are undertaking the largest and most ambitious digital transformation programmes in the UK energy sector. They need someone to start in May so I can only accept applications from people who have a month or less notice. Please send me your CV if you interested and can start in May.

You will be a passionate digital leader living and breathing Agile Methodologies and inspiring the tech team onsite whilst working directly with the end client.

Project Director Specification:

  • Provide the vision and leadership for the production team within the client group and take responsibility for the quality of their output.
  • Ensure all agency production processes are embedded within the client group and are utilised or adapted effectively to deliver client projects. These include, but are not limited to: scoping, estimating project costs, project planning, quality management, resourcing project risk and assumption management.
  • Build influential relationships with key client decision-makers whereby they trust and value your opinions and seek advice on their business and project issues. Provide leadership and counsel to them at key points during project delivery, representing work to them and ensuring they are comfortable with project scope, quality, costs and status.
  • Play an instrumental role in growing existing client relationships and accounts by designing and executing production strategy, attending pitches and client meetings and leading on the production aspects of client proposals.
  • Provide consistent, effective and efficient delivery of all projects within your client group ensuring they are within scope, quality measures, timelines and budget.
  • You will take full responsibility for the overall direction of the group. The team meets weekly and makes all quality, commercial, staffing, client satisfaction and operational decisions relating to the group. The cohesion of this team is fundamental to the success of the group.
  • As part of the leadership team, take full responsibility for the quality of work produced by the group, ensuring it is of the highest possible standard, is on brand and meets or exceeds the brief.
  • As part of the leadership team, lead, motivate, inspire and empower the client group team day-to-day, ensuring they spot opportunities, see beyond challenges and deliver to the highest possible standards.
  • Manage the client group production team, ensuring that everyone has regular appraisals, clear objectives and a career plan to work towards.
  • Manage your team resources to ensure work is delivered on time and profitably, resolving conflicts and making the case for new hires as appropriate.
  • Strong experience of a project director, working in a client-facing environment.
  • Proven track record of overseeing the simultaneous delivery of multiple technology projects such as complex website design and builds (individual project revenues £50k - £500k and annual client group revenues of £3m - £10m).
  • Broad understanding of digital technologies.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methodology.
  • Ability to multi-task while consistently maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the confidence and integrity to earn client and internal team confidence quickly.
  • Strong client management skills with the proven ability to build and lead senior client relationships and manage stakeholders.

Project Director / Digital Transformation / Agile / Digital Leader / Agile Methodology / Client Facing / Leadership Skills / Budgetary Responsibility / Digital Agency / Permanent / Staines

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