JIRA Project Executive

23 April 2021
20 May 2021
South East England
Job Roles
Full Time
Contract Type
£25000 to £30000

Job Detail

Remote working

£25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE plus benefits

Our client is a large pan-European travel group headquartered in Switzerland but operating in Hampshire in the UK. This is a well-established and profitable specialist tour operator with a strong tradition of excellence & high standards of quality and service. Each of the holiday companies is incredibly passionate about its holidays and our staff ensure that we meet, indeed exceed the expectations of our customers.

Our vision is “Creating amazing holiday experiences to be proud of”.

In the UK their brands include Inghams, Esprit, Santa’s Lapland and Flexiski, Explore Worldwide and Inn Travel.

We currently have an opportunity for a JIRA Projects Executive– this role will be primarily home working but may also require trips to our Head Office in Farnborough, Hampshire.

The position is a 9 month contract with the possibility to move to permanent.

As the JIRA Projects Executive you will work across one or more of our brands to help deliver projects for our public facing websites and internal developments. You will be working as part of a multi-discipline, skilled digital team, and should have experience of running web development projects. The ability to plan at both a higher level and getting into the detail is essential and you should also be adept at understanding your team's problems and helping to resolve day to day issues.

Experience and Professional Competence

Skills required:

We are looking for a candidate who;

· Is able to get the best out of people by giving clear and encouraging messages about priorities, objectives and expectations.

· Possesses strong organisational and planning skills and the ability to prioritise projects.
Has the ability to identify warning signs of potential issues and to provide a decisive response to significant delivery challenges.

Knowledge of systems applications

· Possesses a working knowledge of both agile and more traditional waterfall-based approaches to delivery.

· Understands budgets and the ability to run projects within defined costs and deadlines.

· Has experience of working with user stories, and ideally the ability to write them.

· Has experience of working with third parties, ideally including digital agencies.

· Worked with Confluence for documentation and JIRA for task management.

· Demonstrable experience of delivering successful digital/IT projects.

· Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production).

Please apply here, we look forward to hearing from you but regret we are unable to acknowledge all applications.