Digital Project Manager

Job description

The Pilot Group

Todays world runs on critical infrastructure and technology. Pilot Group are dedicated to improving peoples lives and the environment. We lead the way in SMART, SAFE and SUSTAINABLE infrastructure solutions. With combined experience over 5 decades spanning across electronics, electrical, heating and lighting markets, we pride ourselves in working in partnership with organisations world-wide to deliver integrated technology to improve working environments and transport systems.

Our businesses cover energy management, LED Lighting, data storage and connectivity, EV charging and traffic control systems, working across a wide range of commercial and industrial applications.

Digital Project Manager /Business Analyst (Manchester) -Summary of the role:

We are going through a digital transformation at ESL and investing in a new Ecommerce platform as our first major step towards bringing ESL online and enabling future growth. We need an experienced technical business analyst to join us to help us get this work completed. There is an opportunity for the role to become full time as part of the digital change agenda and is based on the success of this first stage.

Key Responsibilities

Managed day to day activities with development agency

Keep business users informed of progress, providing weekly status reports

Manage the projects RAID log and establish mitigation to remove/reduce risk where possible

Capture and document business requirements on Confluence and where possible add or drive technical details

Own platform configuration documentation and setup

Conduct business playback sessions, signs offs and keep business process documentation up to date

Own UAT and functional testing

Recommend and apply the right Agile framework in collaboration with a development agency, focusing more on the ESL business side

Build a clear backlog of work driven from a value-based prioritisation approach in JIRA

Support the high-level road map work in Asana and link to JIRA backlog items

Support IT group governance on change management and dependencies with ESL ERP Gateway such as release communication

Any other responsibilities a laid out by the Head of Ecommerce

Requirements / Experience

Have demonstrable success delivering website builds and/or digital applications i.e., CRM

Loves governance, documentation and collaboration tools and uses them as an enabler to the project and not a necessary evil

Experience in change management and configuration control

Understands the customer point of view while trying to maintain focus on the project and allowing sponsors to represent these views

Have experience coordinating through others and maximising support cross-functionally in high pressure and time-sensitive environment

Desirable Experience

PRINCE 2 or equivalent qualification

Agile SCRUM/Kanban qualification be very advantageous

Experience in delivering in both waterfall and agile-based projects

Support UX/UI with work such as personas, user flows and content management

Used Magento or other ecommerce platforms such as Oro Commerce, SAP, Shopify

Confident in running customer interviews, user acceptance testing, user testing and requirements gathering workshops

Experiences in documentation technical requirements from a business point of view while managing technical teams to add in the science

Competent in office applications and collaborations tools like Asana, JIRA, Confluence, Teams


The Pilot Group are a blue-sky thinking, entrepreneurial, family-run, small to medium enterprise with big ambitions. No job too small, no task too big, our teams help and support each other across our sectors. Our employees are a collaborative, inclusive team that lead the way in the development of smart, safe, and sustainable technologies. Our company values its greatest asset - the people it employs. Be part of the solution with Pilot Group.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

What you can look forward to:

Salary up to £45k depending on experience

We are looking for someone who can be based at our Manchester office for a few days a week

Able to start mid in March 2022

Recruitment Agencies

The Pilot Group operates a strict PSL and will not accept any unsolicited CVs sent to any member, employee, representative or business unit of the Pilot Group

Manchester, England, UK