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Project Manager (Part-time)


KIJO is on the lookout for a talented Project Manager who has the ability to keep projects running smoothly. Delivering projects on-time and within budget.

At KIJO we have honed our craft helping businesses of all sizes realise their potential for digital growth. Ranging from startups to FTSE-listed PLCs.

The KIJO team is multi-disciplined with expertise covering strategy, creative design, user experience design, and development. All this combines to create solutions that have a real tangible effect on key business metrics. Our laser-like focus on the things that are important to our clients ensures we deliver on our promises consistently.

We have the clients, the case studies, the testimonials but there is 1 other thing that is just as important. A genuine burning passion for what we do – it’s what we live and breathe every day.

KIJO is on a journey to Build the Future one project at a time, we’d really like it if you could join us.

The Role

  • Create project schedules and plans
  • Ensure projects run smoothly according to plan and schedule
  • Manage external contractors and internal staff to ensure projects are delivered on-time and in budget
  • Relay team focus for the month
  • Use existing data to forecast future projects helping to optimise schedules
  • Reporting to clients of project progress and managing client expectations
  • Update senior team members of project progress, communicate issues, and provide solutions
  • Prepare monthly debriefs analysing overall performance towards targets and how we can improve in the future
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner

Behaviours

  • Effective and pro-active communicator. Verbal and written.
  • People management
  • High attention to detail
  • Analytical
  • Strategic

Skills

  • Organisation
  • Scheduling and planning
  • Management
  • Knowledge of how a business works
  • Reporting and presentations
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Comfortable planning and attending meetings with clients
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks at any one time
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices

Benefits

Working Hours

  • Remote working – 20 hours a week
  • Flexible working schedule

Company pension scheme

  • All team members are enrolled in KIJO’s company pension scheme
  • KIJO matches your contribution up to 3% of your salary every month

Discretionary bonus scheme

  • £100 a month bonus to months Most Valuable Player – MVP
  • Discretionary bonus based on annual revenue targets
  • Employee share scheme whereby senior team members or long-term employees can have shares in KIJO as a company. This becomes possible after 2+ years of service

Healthcare

  • Free eye tests for all team members

Personal and professional growth opportunities

  • KIJO’s vision and organisation chart makes roles of team leader and director available to internal team members
  • Our focus is to promote and hire from within KIJO where it makes sense to do so
  • We encourage personal and progressional growth to help shape the direction of KIJO as an agency

The KIJO College

  • Fully paid in work training hours – 1 working day per month
  • Regular training workshops to help improve skills across the company
  • 12-month training plans

Team Events & Kulture

  • We have quarterly (4x annual) events for the team which has covered a broad range of team activities
  • No dress code
  • Product launches – we like to celebrate success and hard work as a team so we have regular activities to celebrate product launches

At KIJO, we believe a happy team is a productive one. We invest in our staff and enjoy rewarding our team for a job well done. As KIJO grows, the right candidate will be given the chance to progress within the agency and gain recognition for their high standards and hard work.

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Benefits

  • 30 days holiday per year plus full Christmas closure
  • Full remote working anywhere within Europe
  • Computer equipment provided for all team members
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company pension scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • £100 a month bonus to months Most Valuable Player - MVP
  • Free eye tests for all team members
  • Fully paid in work training hours - 1 working day per month
  • 12 month training plans
  • Training & personal development integral to role
  • Birthdays off
  • 4x quarterly events
  • Monthly staff raffle prizes
  • KIJO games “Championship” with prizes
  • Regular training workshops to help improve skills across the company
  • Travel and accommodation expenses fully paid for meetings
  • Project launch celebration days - celebrate success as a team