Digital Project Manager (Auckland)

Auckland, New Zealand · Client Services expand job description ↓

Description

We're on the hunt for a Digital Project Manager to join our team in Auckland. Working at Catch will see you delivering world class customer experiences for some of New Zealand's most iconic brands working with the best bunch of digital designers and developers in the country. Our clients include 2degrees, Mercury, Fonterra and the New Zealand Olympic Committee to name a few and we're proud to help them deliver amazing digital experiences for their users and customers.

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

  • You’ll be the primary contact for a selection of our clients, ensuring free-flowing communication and managing and exceeding expectations on a daily basis
  • Gaining an intimate understanding of your clients’ goals and challenges, and in partnership with our creative and technical teams, providing the very best in strategic thinking, advice and direction
  • Creating and investing in strong working relationships with our amazing team of designers and developers. You’re the glue that holds things together
  • Originating, scoping work, drafting and finalising budgets, estimates, proposals, project schedules and all project related documentation
  • Managing the delivery of digital projects using both Agile, Waterfall and a hybrid based on the client and their preferences

A few more things:

  • This role is based in Auckland. You need to be in New Zealand currently and already have the right to work here sorted.
  • We'd love this person to start as soon as possible allowing for the standard notice period if they're employed.
  • We'll politely ask that recruiters not contact us regarding this role or send through unsolicited CVs.

Requirements

  • We value proven experience over qualifications
  • 3+ years of proven digital producer / project management experience, delivering small to large interactive/digital projects on time, within budget and with happy clients
  • You’re a patient calm head that exudes charm and grace, even when the desire to poke your eyeballs out is uncontrollable
  • Experience leading or working within Agile teams
  • You’re a client management champion. You conduct yourself professionally and with a smile — because it’s what you’re about
  • Confident speaker with proven experience in writing and presenting
  • You have a passion for all things Digital and Interactive
  • Willingness to travel as needed to our offices and clients (occasionally overnight)

Benefits

Who is Catch?

We’re a digital agency that focuses on designing and building the best and most effective user experiences across a range of diverse industries. Our clients are among New Zealand’s most loved brands and we work closely with their marketing and IT teams in long-term partnerships. We’re platform agnostic and prefer to use the best tool for the job; whether that’s in recommending a CMS, building an API or choosing a project management methodology. We design and build great work that wins awards. Every day. We're a team of 20 designers, developers and digital project managers with offices in Wellington and Auckland and clients across the country.

What do you offer?

  • Extremely competitive salary based on experience
  • 5 weeks annual leave and a day off on your birthday
  • The opportunity to work with the best UI and UX designers and developers in the business

A few more things:

  • This role is based in Auckland. You need to be in New Zealand currently and already have the right to work here sorted.
  • We'd love this person to start as soon as possible allowing for the standard notice period if they're employed.
  • We'll politely ask that recruiters not contact us regarding this role or send through unsolicited CVs.
  • We've deliberately repeated this section again because it's important. But good spotting. That's the kind of attention to detail we need in this role to be honest.

To apply, we need the following:

  1. A cover letter introducing yourself, telling us why you want to work with us and why you love writing the beautiful code that you do. Please link to your Github account and/or portfolio if you have those online.
  2. An up-to-date CV which outlines your relevant work experience. Focus on your last two roles.
  3. At least two references we can contact. Direct managers or leads from your last two roles. We won't call them until things get serious between us - promise.

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