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— Public Sector ClientsLocation:Bristol/ RemoteSalary:Up to £70kProduct Director opportunity to join a leading digital agency. Role is remote with 1 day per week in offices - Bristol/ Oxford or London. Work with their government clients on large scale projects. We’re working with an established digital agency that, due to growth are now searching for a Senior Product Owner to work within their public sector client base, owning the product vision and leading on projects. What you’ll be doing As Product Director, you will come in take a step back and be responsible for designing, developing and owning the product roadmap and prioritising development efforts to enable the businesses to drive proactive and very targeted growth within your client base. You’ll be translating features and developments in the product roadmap into details technical specifications and will oversee the delivery of this through guiding the activity of the development functions with the support of Delivery Managers. This is an end to end role, you will be doing everything you’d expect from Agile rituals, through to creating user stories and test cases, through to managing and reporting on the backlog and progress against the roadmap. This role is strategic, you will set the vision for your clients on product and digital strategies in collaboration with your clients and the wider team and you will be responsible for the quality of the products, the go to person for any strategic product advice, able to help your colleagues and support them by being the point of escalation driving positive outcomes. What experience you’ll need You will currently be working as a Product Manager/ Senior Product Manager/ Product Director/ Head of Product within the public sector or in a similar role crossing over into product such as a UX Designer, UX Lead, Developer, Tech Director or even Delivery Manager/ Senior Digital Project Manager. Understanding of GDS framework and have delivered projects encompassing GDS (Government Digital Service) assessments and tollgates within that. You will understand the complexities, challenges and solutions that have worked for you. Strong technical understanding, experience working on projects across user experience, integrations, content management and content strategy. A natural leader, that can mentor, coach and lead on projects, coming up with solutions and being the go to person for all product related questions from strategy through to delivery. Analytical mind and passionate about customers and building the best possible user experience, monitoring your metrics and see whether you’re delivering. Strong communication skills as this role is client-facing and involves a lot of stakeholder management. Agile experience. Experience in strategic product development as you’ll own the direction of your clients digital products. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer in the range of £45k - £70k, which will entirely come down to experience. In addition to this you’ll receive a company bonus, pension, healthcare and the opportunity to join an employee owned business where you have autonomy and contribute to the direction of the business. What’s next? If you have public sector experience and meet the above criteria then click apply or email an updated CV through to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.
— Health care softwareLocation:Bristol (remote for now)Salary:£55K-£65K· Powerful product improving healthcare for thousands within the care sector. · Lead a mature AWS DevOps function growing out a team. · Great culture, ambitious business with strong work-life balance. A talented DevOps Engineer is needed to join the market-leading software house in centre of Bristol (fully remote for now but looking to have a 3:2 office remote split once things hopefully settle). With 15 talented techies, this quality-driven business is looking to expand off the back of some great new client wins and the meaningful difference they’re making to help improve the lives of vulnerable people. If you enjoy working with progressive tech in a non-ego environment working on products and services that add tangible value to the world, then this is the one for you. What experience you'll need · Extensive experience as a DevOps Engineer. · AWS services and relevant components. · LAMP stack experience. · Docker and Kubernetes. · Terraform. · At least one build pipeline tool (they use CircleCI). · Plenty of infrastructure migrations to call upon. · EKS and Helm. · Python or BASH scripting. What you'll be doing They’re looking for someone who lives and breathes DevOps and systems reliability. You will be asked to build new infrastructure, debug issues, plan new projects and lead/mentor a small team sharing your experience and helping others to succeed. It’s important that you can work well with passionate developers, senior managers and non-technical people and work in an agile set-up where practical. They will expect you to lead architecture discussions from a DevOps perspective, evaluate and select tech and champion best practice information security standards. You will need to have experience of writing, maintaining and deploying Terraformed infrastructure on AWS and manage the costs and necessary associated documentation. What you'll get in return for your talents You'll receive a competitive salary (£55-65K) with the opportunity for career progression as the company continues to grow as well as benefit from working in a centrally located, relaxed, open plan office environment with great people. There'll be a good deal of autonomy and rapid feedback from the development and testing team; this is a great opportunity to stamp your mark on a product that is ever developing, progress your career and personal development. You'll be working within an ambitious product focused business who greatly value a strong work-life balance. In addition, you can attend conferences each year, training focus and time allocation, eLearning or new tech if relevant, knowledge sharing sessions, work socials, flexible working, health cash plan and more. What's next Like the sound of this one? Send in your CV to Tareek now for immediate consideration and more info (01179269530, email@example.com).
— Software AgencyLocation:BathSalary:Competitive· Play a key role in the development of new products. · Be part of a fast paced, agile agency with a close-knit team. · Real progression opportunities and career development. We're looking for a superb hybrid Developer/Technical Project Manager to join one of Bath’s most exciting agencies. This is an exciting opportunity to utilise technical understanding around software and product development, with process driven project management abilities. What you’ll be doing As a hybrid Developer/Project Manager you'll be part of a growing and established software-based business that have a real focus on developing products both B2C and B2B. As they continue to grow, you will spearhead a team of developers, designers and data engineers to expand the agency’s offering on exciting projects around live streaming, video on demand and white label products, and offer experience both as a Developer and Project Manager. You'll track budgets and schedules, create project plans and identify risk, as part of a small high functioning team to guarantee steady progress through both small and large, complex projects. You will work closely with all stakeholders in the business, providing constant support and advice to colleagues and clients alike, identifying additional work opportunities wherever possible. It'll be up to you to ensure work of the highest quality is delivered on time and on budget, as a developer and project manager, which will delight customers and clients, and will keep them coming back for more. What experience you'll need · You could be working as a Developer, Project Manager or Producer currently with a focus on technical, digital, or software-based projects. · Ideally, your experience will be gained from an agency or software house with experience of technical projects. · Demonstrable experience of managing both small- and large-scale projects for a variety of clients, delivering on time and on budget. · Experience working closely with developers, coming from a development background yourself before moving into project management for example. · Sound knowledge of a range of tools and platforms. · Strong track record of efficiency and process. · An ability to identify areas for improvement around products, increasing customer and client engagement. · Solid understanding of the principles and processes around technical projects such as websites, mobile apps, platforms and portals for example. · First-rate stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build lasting relationships with colleagues and clients. · A desire to progress and develop, working with experienced and talented colleagues. What you'll get in return for your talents In return you can expect a competitive salary, excellent training and development opportunities and a whole host of perks including Healthcare, Pension, Cycle to work schemes, social events, and gym discounts. Whats next? Get in touch with Aaron at ADLIB Recruitment today if you meet the criteria!
— Tech Business (SaaS)Location:Remote (HQ Bristol)Salary:Up to £75kProduct Manager role to join a fast-growing tech business. Global reach – offices across UK, EU and the US. Role fully remote but HQ in Bristol so need to be happy to visit the office (occasionally). Product Manager opportunity to join a growing tech business where you will look after one of their newest SaaS products, defining the vision, owning the roadmap – and everything in between. What you’ll be doing As Product Manager you will report in to the Product Director, involved in planning and execution of a platform, gathering requirements for the products and it’s features, defining the product vision, working with stakeholders from development team, marketing, operations and sales to ensure that business goals are met for the product. From research, managing backlog, engaging with consumers to gain insight into engagement of the product using the data to define and develop product strategies increasing engagement and targeting customers, maximising value from the product and in turn increasing return on investment. You’ll drive forward the strategy, roadmap and definition, taking the product to market, removing any blockers along the way. What experience you’ll need You’ll have a strong track record built up as a Product Manager developing and iterating products in a complex software environment. B2B SaaS experience. Office 365 integration experience. You will be technically minded and will have a decent understanding of the technologies and infrastructure involved. You'll have very strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues and to navigate parent-company dynamics effectively. You'll have strong commercial and strategic skills to compliment your technical product skills and have a strong track record of driving commercial performance across products under your remit. Strong experience of Agile and Lean product development methodologies. Experience with big data and analytics, machine learning and AI algorithms. It would be desirable if you’re fluent in French, German or Slovak languages. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer in the region of £55k - £75k along with a generous benefits package and flexible working. What’s next? If you think that this could be the right role for you, please click apply or send your up to date CV through to Fran (firstname.lastname@example.org).
— EdTech software specialistsLocation:Bristol (remote for now)Salary:£18K-£25KAutomation, creating test scripts, support from senior testers. Fast-growing, progressive successful software house, R&D focus. Fully remote for now, remote onboarding and training. An exciting opportunity for a QA Tester has arisen with a hugely successful company who produce some very smart software, including SAAS, for a variety of businesses, but predominantly in the EdTech sector. Would you like to join a group of talented testers and developers who are in an incredibly strong position due to their well-crafted products and dedicated client base? If so, this could be right for you. What skills you'll need Proven commercial experience of website testing. Test case generation, creating manual test scripts etc. UAT testing experience. Experience of automation tools such as Selenium would be ideal. ISTQB Foundation Level Qualified. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Competent technical skills. Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and be a self-motivated. Knowledge of testing PHP based systems would be advantageous. What you'll be doing Working closely with a team of 6 highly skilled testers, you'll be testing a variety of web applications, websites and mobile for some top clients and brands. You will be able to show your attention to detail, problem solving skills, good organisation and passion for technology in this role. You'll be involved in creating test plans, identifying & reporting any faults and taking ownership of the quality of the final product. You will be expected to contribute to the company culture of self-learning and knowledge sharing as well as looking to continuously improve company practices. This is an amazing opportunity giving you the chance to pick up vital skills for your future career and be nurtured incredibly well by senior testers in a team that feels like a family. What you'll get in return for your talents In return for your skills and hard work, you’ll be rewarded with a starting salary of up to £25K, a great package plus fantastic long term prospects as they have really big plans for the future. All remote for now, but they have a fantastic working environment with a smart central office, an Agile/Scrum approach and a strong focus on learning and development including the opportunity to pursue courses, certification and tech conferences. You'll get to be involved with regular online events plus Friday beers, table football, regular socials, so this really is a brilliant, friendly and hardworking team to be a part of - they are really proud of what they produce, always sharing skills and ideas and constantly striving to produce their best software solutions yet. What's next? If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply now to Tareek for more info (01179 269 530).
— Impressive Marketing AgencyLocation:BristolSalary:Up to £28kWork for one of the finest agencies in Bristol and the South West. Big name brand account to get your teeth into. Fantastic opportunity to develop your career in project management. This is an agency renowned for delivering brilliance across all channels, from campaign led projects, large scale CMS driven design and build to integrated projects. We're proud to be closely partnered with them, and they also happen to be lovely people with a cracking portfolio of clients. What you’ll be doing Working within the companies promise of providing premium quality digital projects across the board, valuing design and innovation, you will immerse yourself in concept-driven solutions that engage in the clients customers, to enable the companies to be market leaders within their space. You will be a key part of the agency; the linchpin which holds everything together, through regular contact with your client, briefing work through the studio ensuring the right projects are prioritised to help internal teams structure their commitments and ensuring throughout all projects that every element of the project is running on time and on budget. What experience you’ll need We’re open to amount of experience and could consider a graduate with experience in the commercial world whether that is through an internship or sandwich year – ideally in a marketing agency. Agency experience is a must, as previously mentioned whether that is through an internship or you could be early on in to your agency career as a Junior Digital Project Manager, Digital Account Executive, Digital Account Manager or Digital Producer. Passionate about all things digital, enthusiastic attitude and a keen learner to come in and hit the ground running with the support of your team. Strong communication skills as this role is client facing, which will regularly be onsite, so you will be a natural and able to communicate with people at all levels of seniority. Somebody who genuinely wants to pursue a career in delivery and project management. What you’ll get in return for your talents Salary will come down to experience and will be in the region of £20k- £28k. In addition to this you will enjoy working for a forward thinking and well-regarded digital agency that is growing from strength to strength which carries great opportunities for development, training and progression in line with their growth plans. What’s next? If you like the sound of this one please apply with a CV to be considered.
— eCommerceLocation:Bristol + RemoteSalary:On ExperienceBrand new role to own and evolve the Product suite of a specialist eCommerce consultancy. Work with exciting lifestyle brands on a large scale. Blend of product strategy and delivery, relieving the Operations Director & MD of the 'product' hat. This is a brand new role for an experienced Product Owner to join an eCommerce consultancy that are growing from strength to strength. They're clear market leaders in their space and have ambitious growth plans - this is where you come in to help drive that forward as their first Technical Product Owner. What you’ll be doing Reporting in to the Operations Director you will be the first Product person brought in - and will be trusted with taking their proposition forward from (very) solid foundations. This will be an end-to-end product management role with a healthy blend of product strategy / discovery work as well as Agile delivery work. From day to day, then, your activities will be varied - from owning and managing the product roadmap to spotting opportunities to improve the functionality and drive revenue growth, from prioritising features or software updates to acting as the glue between all internal business functions required to successfully ship software updates frequently. This start-up have already made waves within the US market and are launching in to European markets and they have responsibility for their clients entire eCommerce journey. With their existing clients scaling through to a strong pipeline of new clients to onboard there will be lots of work to get stuck into from the get go! What experience you’ll need You will bring experience working as a Technical Product Owner/ Product Owner currently within eCommerce. Shopfiy experience is essential. You will know your way around processes and implementing governance. Ability to translate product concepts and ideas into functional requirements. Agile experience. Experience in working in a fast-paced environment managing multiple projects simultaneously. Strong interest/ exposure to strategic product development. You'll have very strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues and to navigate parent-company dynamics effectively. You'll have strong commercial and strategic skills to compliment your technical product skills and have a strong track record of driving commercial performance across products under your remit. What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer which will come down to experience, plus an extensive benefits package, an excellent working environment with the opportunity to work split your time between their Bristol City Centre offices and remotely. What’s next? If this sounds like the perfect role for you then please don’t hesitate to apply with an up to date CV for immediate consideration.
— eCommerce & Luxury Clients!Location:Bristol + RemoteSalary:£On ExperienceBrand new Senior Digital Project Manager/ Project Lead opportunity in Bristol. Join a specialist London agency as they set up a Bristol offering, join as one of the first members of the team. Work with luxury B2C clients across a range of industries. We have closely partnered with an established London agency that due to growth are expanding their growth and setting up a Bristol team. They’re growing at pace and are in need of a Senior Digital Project Manager. What you’ll be doing We are really excited to be supporting this digital agency! They have a cracking reputation for delivering digital brilliance across eCommerce optimisation, CMS driven design and build (web and app), user centred design and integration projects. They boast an impressive portfolio of renowned brands within the eCommerce/ luxury space. As Senior Digital Project Manager you will be instrumental in the delivery of projects and programmes of work from the initial briefing through to delivery, ensuring projects run smoothly, on time and budget and ensure that they meet both the client requirements and vision set. You will also coordinate internal teams, build and develop strong relationships with your clients and internal teams, manage and mentor Digital Project Managers, overseeing their work and helping them grow and develop their careers. What experience you’ll need Agency experience as a Senior Digital Project Manager, Delivery Manager or Delivery Lead. We’re ideally looking for experience gained in a UX. Digital or creative digital agency. Experience working on website and app design and build projects with a strong user centred design focus. Kentico or Umbraco experience is desirable. Strong communication skills in this client facing role. Experience working in cross-functional teams, you’ll be working closely with the creative/UX, development and client services team. Previous experience in a leadership/ management role as you’ll be managing mid-weight PMs. Strategic ability to work in partnership with clients, managing their expectations and have a solution-orientated approach to any obstacle that may arise! API integration project experience would be good. If you’ve got experience working with eCommerce/ luxury brands that would be the icing on the cake! What you’ll get in return for your talents A competitive salary is on offer which will come down to experience. As one of the first members to the team this will come hand in hand with opportunities to support the SMT on developing, growing the team and their presence well working with some seriously impressive clients! What’s next? If you’re an agency experienced Senior Digital Project Manager please click apply or send your CV through to email@example.com
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- Enjoying a period of high growth SCISYS were looking to expand their technology team at pace and required an agency that would not only find the right talent, but also support the development of their employer brand.
- To achieve this, we introduced SCISYS to our tech community partners, helping them to raise their profile in the developer community, placing them solidly on the map as an employer of choice for developers and wider technology people.
- Through our consultative approach, we provided market guidance and knowledge, along with a comprehensive resourcing campaign that resulted in the successful hire of several hard to fill vacancies, from Developers to Solution Architects.
“ADLIB have been a huge help throughout a very busy year of growth here at SCISYS. Not only have they supported with live requirements, they have also provided valuable market information throughout the year which has in turn supported with our hiring decisions and future growth plans. We look forward to a continued partnership throughout 2019.”
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- With more and more companies hunting out similar skill sets, a major contributor to the success of the campaign was them being a business with a culture for R&D, cutting edge technology, highly competitive salaries & benefits and the opportunity to be part of a tech-first and people focused culture.
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