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Design Program Manager

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    PR, Marketing & Digital

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £44 - £49 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shae Stacey-Parchment

  • Contact email:

    shae@careermovesgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    219 758 4300

  • Job ref:

    BH-38418

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Duration:

    7 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-07

  • Startdate:

    2020-07-09

Design Program Manager 
£44.71 - £49.04 p/h (40hrs)
7 month, full time, PAYE contract
London

Duties:
- Identify and drive product initiatives forward that have multiple leadership-level
stakeholders and many moving parts
- Define and manage strategic initiatives that improve design team efficiency and
impact
- Facilitate meetings to drive progress against goals and objectives, and establishing
clear next steps and owners and resolving blocks that impede progress
- Proactively assess risk, raise flags, and resolve issues before they become problems
for the larger teams
- Measure impact of programs and initiatives both qualitatively and quantitatively
- Collaborate cross-functionally with our design team, product management,
engineering, content strategy and user research to ensure a smooth product
development process
- Support the management team with effective team communication, proactive
problem solving, information distribution
- Establish communication structure to report out updates, progress and status with
task forces or leads on the team
- Manage program communication and proactively connect with partners in other
offices or disciplines to make them aware of the programs and how they can provide
support
- Build impactful relationships and serve as a dependable point of contact across the
product design, research, and content strategy teams and cross-functional partners
you're working with in all offices
- Establish and execute activities that build team culture and community, team values
and trust, and help individuals tie their work back to our mission

Skills:
- 6+ years of experience as a digital producer, project manager, product manager, or
program manager with a background establishing programs, supporting design
teams, executing best in class creative, and developing lasting relationships
- Experience handling complexity and navigating ambiguity with creative teams on
large-scale 0 to 1 projects from concept to execution
- Experience working with product teams from roadmapping through delivery
- Experience working directly with product designers, UX researchers, and content
strategists
- Experience working directly with creatives, both visual and content
- Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being
detail-oriented, and delivering results in a highly organized manner
- Experience in fast-paced environment that requires independent time management,
task prioritization, flexibility, and experience identifying problems and proactively
work towards solutions
- Experience leading product strategy
- Experience communicating with data to drive change