Junior Project Manager

Location: Newark-On-Trent
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We are a leading supplier of gaming machines and digital content to land based venues, server based gaming networks and online & mobile casinos. As a member of the Gauselmann Group, we are able to draw upon the tremendous resources within the group to offer the highest quality product backed by the financial strength and stability of one of the largest privately owned gaming companies in the world. Key customers include William Hill, Sky, Inspired Gaming, 888, Bet 365 and other leading online gaming operators.

We are looking for a Junior Project Manager to be based in our Newark-on-Trent development studio. The primary job responsibility is to provide organisation through successful management of processes and communication between teams involved in game production.

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years’ experience as a project manager or coordinator within the online gaming industry. Experience should reflect examples of using project management tools, processes and pipeline management. The role demands the ability to work under pressure, the ability to engender and sustain the loyalty and respect of the team, as well as escalating blockers or bottlenecks that would affect the successful delivery of games to agreed dates.

A solid understanding of production processes for making games, including art, code and design, audio, QA, and management of external test labs is required. Additional key success factors for this role include excellent organisational skills, time management and communication.


Job Description:

  • Effectively co-ordinate and monitor the delivery of multiple online gaming software projects from cradle to grave.
  • Create and maintain Product Concept and Product Design Specification documents using version control.
  • Record potential compliance risks and non-standard game features that may impact development and testing.
  • Document design changes and understand their impact on compliance, development, testing, and delivery timelines.
  • Support and monitor project resource availability and allocation.
  • Support the submission process of games to the third-party test house ensuring certificates are received and stored correctly.
  • Maintain the Gaming Product Library.
  • Clearly communicate project milestones to stakeholders and ensure project phases are signed-off.
  • Pro-actively report risks and issues that may impact project milestones and deliverables.
  • Liaise with internal departments and provide project updates to line management as and when required.
  • Ensure all project documentation and online systems are created and maintained throughout the project life cycle in a timely manner.
  • Organise, schedule and facilitate Product team meetings as and when required.
  • Accurately record meeting minutes and chase follow-on actions with task owners.


Skills and Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Experience managing and co-ordinating concurrent software projects with familiarity of the software development life cycle.
  • Willingness to learn the mechanics of how online gaming products are designed and built.
  • Ability to accurately create and maintain project documentation sets with attention to detail.
  • Confidence in scheduling and facilitating project stakeholder meetings.
  • Ability to interpret, adjust, and track priorities against changing business requirements.
  • Competent in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Enthusiastic and team focused.

Desirable:

  • Experience of the online gaming industry and its associated regulations.



Think you have what it takes to join our fast paced and exciting industry? Then we welcome your application.

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