ABOUT US

Mubaloo is an award-winning team of mobile consultants and mobile app development experts. Over the past seven years, Mubaloo has created hundreds of apps with organisations worldwide including Aviva, Bang & Olufsen, Crossrail, RAC, Hargreaves Lansdown, Unite Students and London Air Ambulance.

This is an exciting time to be joining Mubaloo, following Mubaloo’s acquisition by IPG Mediabrands in January 2016. Bringing Mubaloo into the IPG Mediabrands group enables the company to offer its leading UX capabilities, specialism with complex backend systems and cross-platform development skills to the wider IPG group. Whilst Mubaloo retains a strong focus on Enterprise Mobility, the company now also acts as an extended resource to Ansible, the consumer mobile arm of Mediabrands.

Mubaloo was ranked third in the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 UK Awards and has been named Innovator of the Year 2015 by the Bristol Post Awards. Mubaloo’s work has won several awards throughout 2015, including Best Use of Mobile 2015 at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards and Most Innovative Development 2015 at the Mobile Innovation Awards.

By joining our team, you will be part of the UK’s leading mobile app developer and have the chance to work on bespoke mobile apps across a whole range of industry sectors. If you’re energetic, consider yourself to be self-motivated and prepared to roll up your sleeves to be part of an exciting, flourishing business, we’d love to hear from you.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Working within a team of industry experts, you’ll have the opportunity to manage multiple mid to large-scale mobile projects for a variety of large corporate and consumer clients, delivering quality products that meet our client’s objectives on time and on budget.

The roles are based at either our London or Bristol offices but you must be prepared to travel to client sites around the UK and Europe.

Mubaloo is responsible for creating and delivering digital products used by millions across the UK, improving user experience and helping businesses to succeed. Working within a team of five skilled mobile designers, this role offers the potential to add to Mubaloo’s specialist UX / UI capabilities, whilst gaining experience across a fantastic range of industries.

We’re looking for a someone with an appetite to keep evolving what’s possible, and the desire to be part of a highly respected and well loved team. There will be mutual knowledge share between team members, plus the opportunity to harness the passion across the business for creating market-leading mobile experiences.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Projects

  • Manage complex projects from initiation to completion
  • Produce and maintain detailed project plans
  • Co-ordinate and empower resource (designers, developers and QA testers)
  • Work with UX and technical teams to create and maintain project documentation
  • Identify and manage risks, escalating as required to ensure effective resolution
  • Manage change and communicate impact on time, cost or quality both to the client and internal teams
  • Coach junior team member, sharing your knowledge to help them succeed.

Client

  • Manage client budgets, communicate with the client, guiding them through the process, keeping them informed of project status and provide deliverables in accordance with the project plan
  • Manage dependencies and ensure the client understands their roles and responsibilities to ensure the project is successful
  • Work closely with the Account Manager to build positive client relationships, seek to understand the client’s business and support them in achieving their objectives
  • Work with the Client and internal teams to create and maintain technical and functional specifications, project burn-downs, test plans etc

Commercial/Operational

  • Responsible for project finance and operations, forecasting and reporting revenue and resource needs
  • Identify key cross and up sell opportunities and inform the account and strategy teams
  • Ensure that work is celebrated and collaborate with the marketing team to promote Mubaloo within the industry

Accountability

  • Complete management and ownership of assigned projects from proposal sign-off, through to delivery ensuring that projects are completed to a high standard, on time and on budget
  • Drive delivery of leading edge solutions gaining Mubaloo to be known as market leader
  • Actively strive to improve knowledge and share ideas for continual improvement of Mubaloo’s services and process
  • Help to build upon the great company culture to get the best out of your project team

Desired skills and experience:

  • Demonstrable experience of managing the scope and delivery of multiple mid to large-scale digital projects successfully, from project initiation, statements of work and project plans, through the full project life cycle (software or mobile app experience desirable)
  • Proven experience building and maintaining exceptional client relationships and managing project revenue and invoicing
  • On-the-job experience delivering projects applying a variety of industry standard project management frameworks – primarily Waterfall, PRINCE2 but Agile is also of interest.
  • Worked with cross-functional teams, effectively managing everyday tasks; experience of remote working is advantageous
  • Some technical experience (coding, ability to analyse web services, knowledge of native and web technologies) is desirable but not required

ABOUT YOU

You’ll love the mix of our clients and will take real satisfaction in solving problems & creating solutions that make a difference.

Skills and Requirements

  • Demonstrable experience of managing the scope and delivery of multiple mid to large-scale digital projects successfully, from project initiation, statements of work and project plans, through the full project life cycle (software or mobile app experience desirable)
  • Proven experience building and maintaining exceptional client relationships and managing project revenue and invoicing
  • On-the-job experience delivering projects applying a variety of industry standard project management frameworks – primarily Waterfall, PRINCE2 but Agile is also of interest.
  • Worked with cross-functional teams, effectively managing everyday tasks; experience of remote working is advantageous
  • Some technical experience (coding, ability to analyse web services, knowledge of native and web technologies) is desirable but not required
  • Quick to learn company specific software, including Jira, Synergist, Who’s Off, Resource Guru.
  • A full clean driving license and passport, with an appetite to travel on occasion.

THE PERKS

Mubaloo offers varied and exciting career development options. The mix of clients and projects provides exposure to a rich variety of challenges, opening up broad possibilities for those with an appetite to drive forward what’s possible.

We will provide you with our support in developing your skills and capabilities within the delivery team and training will be provided to help you advance you on this journey.

We look to provide our team with a supportive, fun and ambitious working environment, where we hope that you will develop your full potential and benefit from the broad range of opportunities within the agency both in the UK and globally.

When you join us, we want to make sure you feel valued – and that you are rewarded for your fantastic work. So we also offer a range of benefits:

  • 23 days holiday per year, increasing by 1 day per year upon 2 years of employment
  • Company contribution to pension
  • Opportunity for career development through training and conferences
  • Funded team social events
  • Flexible working hours
  • Situated in a bright, breezy office on the Clifton Triangle in the heart of Bristol, with comfy beanbags, an indoor picnic area and an exciting social scene
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity benefits
  • Corporate discounts with selected retailers
  • Friday afternoon Show & Tell with beers
  • Monthly lunchtime Think Tank sessions with pizza
  • Internal hackathons

If you think you have the right values and background, love the sound of this role and are obsessed with mobile technologies, get in touch: hr@mubaloo.com.

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