Mid-weight Technical Project Manager - Joi Polloi

Mid-weight Technical Project Manager

Sheffield / Full-time / Permanent

£25–£35k (subject to experience)

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The company

Joi Polloi is a double-BAFTA winning independent digital studio based in Sheffield, specialising in creative technology, tools and digital content. Our clients include Channel 4, the BBC, Love Productions, Studio Lambert, the Science Museum, Natural History Museum, Museums Sheffield, Sheffield Theatres, and an enviable list of other high profile companies, brands and creative organisations of all sizes nationally and internationally.

We work at the intersection of creativity, technology and editorial, including websites, web-based platforms and systems, content campaigns, apps, hardware installations and other creative technology.

We strive for a positive work-life balance and have created a fun, supportive, nurturing atmosphere which recognises, supports and rewards hard work.

Find out more about us on our website: www.joipolloi.com

The role

Joi Polloi is actively seeking a talented and experienced midweight technical project manager to deliver a wide variety of projects from conceptual design through to build, test, and implementation.

You will be that rare combination of project manager and technical generalist.  Able to plan, scope and deliver projects successfully you will also possess a more in-depth knowledge and understanding of the technical requirements of the client programme of work and the interrelationships between the technical aspects of projects.

You will be part of the producer team and work with developers and our technical director to troubleshoot technical issues and help to deliver the most robust products and services to our clients.

We know how valuable your problem-solving and leadership skills are to our company’s success, and we offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position. If you are ready to steer high-level projects to success, we are excited to have you on our team.

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  • Phenomenal office space in the newly renovated Wizu Workspace, right in the heart of the city centre with great transport links.
  • Flexi-time – Our staff currently work as much from home or the office as they feel comfortable with and we will maintain a high level of flexible working in the future.
  • 24 days holiday (rising to 27 over 3 years) + statutory holidays + birthday bonus day off
  • Company pension contribution
  • Westfield Health plan, including optical and dental costs
  • Perks package including discounts on gym membership, local businesses and high street stores
  • Training budget
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Performance related bonuses
  • Option to buy and sell annual leave days
  • As much tea and coffee as you can drink
  • Regular social events

Equal opportunities

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

To ensure we are as inclusive as possible, we are open to discussing flexible or part-time working.

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please send your CV and covering email to careers@joipolloi.com.

In light of the current Coronavirus situation, we will be conducting interviews remotely.

Closing date for applications is 12pm, Wednesday 30th September 2020.

Sorry, but strictly NO AGENCIES.

All data supplied to us during the recruitment process will be handled privately and securely under the terms of our privacy policy.