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Digital Development Manager

Job Title: Digital Development Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: ND-TM-DDM-102_1627602346
Contact Name: Nithya Dhanakkodi
Contact Email: Nithya.Dhanakkodi@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

You will be responsible for managing digital development as one a team of Digital Development Managers, each working in a multi-skilled agile team whilst working closely with business stakeholders to understand and document their requirements; adding value as a digital expert, translating the business needs to technical teams, and communicating technical solutions to non-technical business owners.

Responsibilities:

  • Owning development change within the online channel.
  • Responsible for the quality of change, including testing activities.
  • Be a single point of contact for third party Development teams.
  • Responsible for documenting functional requirements.
  • Responsible for working in cross functional teams to shape and drive solutions.
  • Responsible for delivering and transitioning projects into the Operations function, including setting up new processes for in-life management where appropriate.
  • Ensuring all online assets remain operationally stable and active post development.
  • Responsible for technical innovation, developing digital expertise and sharing that knowledge; collaborating with other online experts.

Must Have:

  • Experience of working in a fast-moving development environment
  • A good knowledge of digital skills and be able to exhibit digital expertise
  • A good knowledge of web architecture
  • Must have the ability to see the bigger picture and a good understanding of business drivers
  • A fierce determination to always put the customer first
  • Commercial experience with the ability to balance business priorities and development approach
  • An ability to work within the wider businesses processes and ability to define new ways of working where appropriate
  • Good communications skills and the ability to distil complex technical issues into simple concepts
  • Proven stakeholder management skills
  • An ability to work with the creative side of a business and an appreciation of front end web design principles

Nice to Have:

  • Experience of voice assistant technology, eg Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant
  • Experience with personalisation technology, eg Adobe Target
  • Experience of working with SEO and marketing traffic-driving functions
  • Experience in an agile environment with Continuous Deployment
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS and debugging tools
  • Up to date with emerging trends and ways of enabling digital transformation in non-digital businesses
  • Knowledge of how an online e-commerce and service channel functions end to end

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