Senior Digital Project Manager

August 8, 2023

The Job

Swipe iX is actively seeking an enthusiastic, diligent, and highly skilled Senior Project Manager to make a significant impact on our diverse client portfolio, driving exceptional results through agile methodologies. As a key player in our team, you will take charge of managing a set of exciting projects, cultivating strong relationships with clients and team members, and overseeing development within our production studio. A keen eye for understanding digital products is essential to excel in this role. If you're ready to make a significant impact on cutting-edge projects in an agile environment, we'd love to hear from you.

Technical Skills

  1. Proficiency in iterative web and app development processes, with a strong focus on agile methodologies. Your ability to navigate and optimize these methodologies will be instrumental in driving project success.
  2. Crafting comprehensive briefs, proposals, reports, and project plans. Your exceptional skill in articulating project requirements and objectives will ensure seamless communication and alignment among all stakeholders.
  3. In-depth knowledge of digital products and a proven track record of successful product delivery. Your extensive experience in steering projects from conception to completion will be invaluable in achieving outstanding outcomes.
  4. Proficiency in using project management tools such as Jira, Everhour, Slack, and similar platforms. Your expertise in utilizing these tools will streamline project workflows and foster effective collaboration among team members.
  5. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, enabling you to effectively lead and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve project objectives.


As the Senior Project Manager, you will undertake a range of crucial responsibilities to ensure the successful delivery of projects and maintain exceptional client relationships. Your key duties will include:

  1. Operates as the lead point of contact for any matters specific to client account management including, but not limited to extracting briefs, tracking and reporting on progress as well as maintaining clear and constant communication across various channels.
  2. Crafting well-written scoping documentation, project plans, and any other supporting materials to aid in production efficiency is critical.
  3. Participate in daily stand-ups, ensuring agile processes are followed, and provide feedback to delivery teams, and focus the teams on agreed sprint goals.
  4. Ensure the timely and successful delivery of projects according to customer needs and objectives by driving project deliverables within the production studio.
  5. Develop new business opportunities with existing clients by proactively identifying areas of improvement that will expand the scope and size of accounts.


  1. A minimum of 5 years of proven work experience as a Digital Project Manager within a digital development agency.
  2. Experience in delivering large-scale, custom-built web and mobile solutions based on bespoke requirements.
  3. Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while paying strict attention to detail and balancing resource requirements.
  4. Excellent communication skills with a presentable and professional appearance.
  5. Experience with project tools such as Jira, Google Apps, Slack, etc.

NOTE: This is a remote position

Why work with us?

Founded in early 2014, Swipe iX has quickly grown to become one of the most dynamic and versatile digital solutions agencies in Africa. With globally recognized clients including Mediclinic, DStv, and FNB to name a few, our team of senior solutions architects, UX designers, and operations specialists have had the privilege of working on some of the most exciting technical executions of their careers.

Passion and dedication are what drive the engine of our growth. Our enterprise-grade solutions are purpose-built from the ground up to satisfy every requirement and our platforms scale to support any load. Our agile approach allows us to constantly monitor, analyze, iterate, and improve the products we build. Our solutions are powered by deep strategic thinking, global industry insights, and operational best practices.

Above all, Swipe iX is made up of exceptional people that form the foundation of our success. We value every ounce of extraordinary effort that is delivered day in and day out toward the unified goal of being the best at what we do.

We want you to be a part of this journey.


While we do not offer hard benefits like medical insurance, we have several additional benefits that will be available to you. These include:  

  • Annual performance-based bonuses
  • Half-day Fridays
  • A custom development roadmap explicitly created for you and tailored toward your career aspirations and growth
  • Company-sponsored skills development programs
  • A clear purpose with biannual KPIs to measure your performance
  • Remote working
  • State-of-the-art computer equipment
  • Medical aid subsidy to the value of R500
  • Various discounts for services and goods through the Media24 network
  • Company social and team-building initiatives

Given the employment equity policy of Swipe iX, preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups.

If you want to be part of our journey, please apply directly on the Simplify HR site.

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