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Project Manager

    Location
  • Cardiff

  • London

  • Manchester

    Type
  • Full time / Permanent

    Salary
  • Dependent on experience

Think Different? Act Different? Join Different.

Kagool are growing. Why? Because we love what we do, clients like working with us and the chances are so will you.

Are you Kagool?

  • I’m a well-rounded individual who is creative in my approach,
  • I have delivered multiple projects from taking specifications through to delivery and on-going support.
  • Budgets I’ve been responsible for have exceeded six figures
  • I am personable, passionate and know my craft, I have the ability to challenge and not accept the status quo
  • Working to project methodologies such as Agile
  • I’m used to working with multi-disciplined teams
  • Having worked for a digital agency I am interested in all things digital and understand the benefits of new and existing technologies and features within this space.
  • I get on great with my peers and manage my stakeholders effectively
  • I often attend and facilitate customer meetings both on and-offsite
  • I have lead difficult projects and I’m comfortable picking things up when things have gone wrong
  • I don’t code, but I’ve worked in the industry for a number of years and understand the lingo
  • I’d love my voice to be heard, not just by my peers but by external stakeholders
  • I want to work for a respectable agency where the projects I deliver get used by millions of users everyday

What would be your role?

From day one, you’ll be a part of the team. Firstly, you’ll meet with your manager, we’ll introduce you to your team and make sure you know where to turn for support while you get settled. We’ll share with you the Kagool story so far, our rules (we have to have a few) and get you the tools you need to get started.

Having met the wider team and settled in you’ll be introduced to our client profile. Our projects are big and exciting. Lucky for you, you’ll be the key driver in looking after these. There may be occasions when you need to spend your time will be spent on client site. You’ll work closely with the Account Manager. Together you’ll be responsible for nurturing key relationships, as well as coming up with a strategy and a programme of work which you will lead on.

Working within an Agile environment, all our projects are delivered by cross discipline teams. These are made up of architects, developers, designers, QAs and a technical lead. Each morning will start with a stand-up, usually followed by resolving any issues that may have been flagged. Following that, you’d be expected to get on with your day as a trusted PM. Forecasting, financials, scheduling and reporting are a given. And of course, there’s the weekly reports that keep everyone in the loop.

Being leaders within the Sitecore world, we can often get drafted in when things go a little wrong. So, it’s possible you’ll be handed a project that’s a little more complex, possibly even failing to perform. As a business, we’re known for turning these kinds of solutions around. As a PM, you’d be expected to lead the way. So any previous experience of turning around failing projects would be a huge advantage.

We’ll encourage you to engage the wider Sitecore community and develop your professional skillset by attending knowledge-sharing user groups, conferences and events.

Life at Kagool

Team away days

Team away days

Annual days out with the whole team. Getting to know your team mates.  With the possibility of getting a bit wet!

Conferences

Conferences

Being part of the Sitecore community is important to us. We encourage the team to attend and even speak at events. SUGCON, Sitecore Symposium and Sitecore User Groups to name a few.

Training

Training

Every year we allocate training to teams and individuals to help them improve or acquire the skills they need to deliver the great work we always strive to maintain. From Sitecore MVP programmes to User Experience qualifications we help our people to be the best they can be.

Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight

Meet Lee, a support desk analyst. He's written some lovely words about his role at Kagool and how he works with clients to keep their business running smoothly.

Who’s Kagool?

We’re a team of 65 individuals (and counting!) who have a few things in common – a love of tech, an eye for design and a whole lot of pride. We’re a bright, vibrant, passionate bunch. We love to learn and we’re encouraged to do so. Every individual who joins our business has their very own development programme, which includes becoming Sitecore certified within the first six months of joining.

Sharing knowledge, the odd joke and even our problems is the key to our success. And when we’ve earnt that success, we celebrate! Whether that’s a team pub lunch, a Beer and Doughnuts party or a canoeing trip down the River Wye.

We work in a fun, fast paced environment, taking an agile approach to all projects. The majority of our work is delivered within three to six-month cycles, meaning you’ll always have the opportunity to work on new and exciting tasks. By using the latest technology and headless architectures, our developers can be creative with the right technology for the right job. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality solutions and, in order to be on top of our game, we know how important a good work-life balance is. As an eclectic mix of individuals, we like everything from walking, surfing, gaming and cycling, to banjo playing and flying gliders. Which definitely keeps after-work-drinks conversations interesting.

Apply for this role

If you’re a candidate and are interested in this role, then drop us a cover note with your CV and we will be in touch with you very soon.