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Senior Digital Project Manager


For our Manchester office, we are looking for a Senior Digital Project Manager that can successfully manage the full project life-cycle, from requirements capture, through solution design, build, test and deployment and will manage project risks, issues and dependencies to deliver projects on time, on budget and to high quality.

As a Senior Digital Project Manager, you will work on a variety of global digital projects for high profile B2B and B2C brands. You will have day to day responsibility for managing the project teams across Dept. We often work in collaboration with our sister agencies across Europe and the US so you will need to have exceptional communication skills to manage teams across continents.

You will be experienced in Water, Agile Scrum and Hybrid Methodologies and will hold a current ScrumMaster certificate. You will have experience working in an Agile Scrum team fulfilling the ScrumMaster role.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us.


  • 2-3 years digital agency experience;
  • Have experience of delivering large scale digital projects on plan, on budget and to a high quality;
  • Experienced in a range of project management methodologies including Agile and Waterfall;
  • Have previous experience as a ScrumMaster on an Agile delivery team and have a current ScrumMaster certification;
  • Have the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel, keeping all project activities moving throughout the week by managing the project teams;
  • Have experience of weekly project reporting to the client and Head of Projects on progress against time and budget;
  • Have experience of managing client and project budgets; being able to successfully manage budgets and invoicing;
  • Have experience of scope definition through creation of the Project Initiation Document and effective change management control during projects;
  • Are able to lead the project team, holding project team stand-ups;
  • Have experience of working with Client Services to support new work proposals and create project plans;
  • Will participate in weekly scheduling meetings and requesting project resources in advance of dates required;
  • Are one of those ambitious people who can switch from serious to play in a heartbeat.


  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further;
  • Great fringe benefits, think laptop, travel expenses covered and all that stuff;
  • Beer Friday – at 4pm on a Friday, the beer fridge is unlocked and you can have free beer;
  • Pizza Friday – once a month, we buy pizzas for everyone in the office to celebrate everyone's hard work;
  • Site launch lunches – a great way to celebrate a go-live with the team who made it happen and BB pick up the tab;
  • Quarterly social budget;
  • Yearly trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands – a chance to meet other people within the other Dept agencies, see great talks from industry leaders and a great weekend of fun!
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension scheme and free private healthcare;
  • An excellent salary based on experience.


We are Dept, an international network of leading digital agencies. From our offices across Europe and the US, a thousand of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier. We work hard, but we also play hard. Curious how our workplace looks like? Watch the video here.


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