Senior Project Manager

We’re looking for a talented Senior Project Manager in Leeds to join the Parallax team. You must have relevant experience in a project management role, a history of successful, significant project launches, a natural affinity for handling customer relationships and a comprehensive understanding of how a digital agency delivers projects.

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Location: Leeds, 1-2 days/week in the office
Salary: £35k – £45k
Hours: Full-time

At Parallax we deliver a variety of projects from CMSs through to cutting edge VR and IOT projects and we’re looking for a talented and experienced PM to oversee a wide range of projects from discovery to implementation and beyond.

Skills & Qualities

You must have…

  • Agency experience as a project manager
  • A strong technical background
  • A solid understanding and Agile and Waterfall processes
  • A proven track record of meeting deadlines and targets
  • A passion for delivering outstanding work and a natural drive for quality
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • A strong command of time and budget management

It would be a bonus if you had…

  • Experience working within a fast-moving agency
  • An outgoing nature, comfortable and confident around different people

About Us

As a team of highly resourceful and talented individuals, we’ve developed a reputation for using creativity and cutting-edge technology to develop functional and striking work. Our rapid growth over the past few years is credited entirely to our staff – we want you to help us work on even bigger, more exciting projects with our existing and future clients.

We describe ourselves as a digital innovation agency capable of delivering high-spec websites, web and mobile apps as well as IoT solutions and everything in-between, with a high number of reputable brands as customers.

We’ve created a warm, welcoming environment where everyone is challenged yet supported in their roles. We don’t pretend to know everything and are always open to good ideas – you really can make a difference here.

Job Description

Day to day, you’ll be:

  • Managing projects both waterfall and agile from inception to completion
  • Developing comprehensive project plans, which allow you to deliver against the scope, budget and timeline agreed
  • Planning and monitoring resources to effectively service them
  • Monitor project progress, providing useful feedback and updates to clients and internal team members
  • Translating the design and discovery documents into clear briefs for development and QA input and approval
  • Communicate proactively with all involved personnel to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements
  • Mentoring and supporting junior team members
  • Developing strategic and commercial insight
  • Managing client expectations

About You

You’ll be good at and enjoy:

  • Getting the most out of a project team through effective planning and management
  • Gaining commercial awareness and understanding of how our clients’ businesses operate so you can get under the skin and make them better


  • Company bonus scheme
  • Bupa Select – top tier healthcare
  • Flexible working hours
  • Partial remote working
  • Social committee
  • Equality, diversity & inclusivity committee
  • Running, bouldering, 5-a-side clubs
  • Charity events
  • High spec MacBook Pro with external display(s)
  • Matched pension – you pay into it, we match your contribution on top of your normal salary
  • Great working conditions with a relaxed and fun atmosphere
  • Forward thinking company with a positive attitude
  • The chance to have a tangible effect on how the company progresses and grows
  • Given the responsibility to work independently
  • City centre office with good transport links & great local amenities
  • Free office bar
  • Xbox One, WiiU

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