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Web Specialist/Project Manager for a Canadian company
Location: Delhi NCR, India
Required Skills:

Our client is a full-service advertising agency based in Canada, with a host of vertically integrated services and a top 50 ranking by Marketing Magazine, Canada, and is one of the leading Smart Marketing and Brand Innovation resource. One key factor to their continued success is that the company has been able to remain relevant in its service offering by staying ahead of many trends that have affected our clients’ businesses.

Project manager with 8-10 years experience managing medium to complex open source PHP website projects, that may include web and application development and integration of e-commerce, social media, event calendars, forums, business directories, photo galleries, various others plugins available and connections to a variety of databases.
Preference will be given to those with some mobile app development and extensive experience with browser, mobile and tablet compatibility. 
An excellent communicator, self-starter, who is organized, dedicated and eager to be part of a mature global virtual organization, head quartered in Canada.
This position will suitable to a parent of a young family who wants a flexible work schedule, with competitive income package and potential to earn a significant annual bonus based on a performance review.
The project manager is required to work independently, from a suitable home office, managing website and application development projects with a vendor pool located in India or other countries in the region.
Job Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs)
- Have access to a vast network of reliable web shops and contractors in India and other country in the South Asian region
- Researching, recruiting, specifying website and application development resources
- Awarding projects to qualified vendors upon budget approval
- Writing project briefs and specifications, based on supplied scope documents
- Evaluating and negotiating project budgets and work plans with web vendors
- Project milestone evaluation, timeline supervision and adherence 
- Project quality control and assurance against pre-established project specifications
- Approve interim project payments to vendors based on evaluation
- Writing/or editing of website CMS training manuals produced by the vendors
- Providing daily/weekly update on project status
- Providing advice on trends in software app compatible with global standards
Job Requirements (Qualifications/Certifications/ Experience/Skills etc.)
- Solid understanding of web technology and application development
- Strong project management skills to ensure projects be delivered on budget and on time
- Proficient with Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal CMS, and any other open source PHP content management systems
- Understanding server technology and hosting services
- Understanding search engine optimization (SEO) and be able to implement or supervise the implementation of SEO by vendors
- Capability to troubleshoot and address maintenance issues on our existing deployed websites
- Willingness to continue to upgrade their own skill set and stay current in latest CMS developments and other internet software developments
- Social Media savvy or knowledgeable
- High-attention to detail
- Preferably someone that has worked as a consultant before
- Someone who wants to be his/her own boss and have high earning potential
- A person that can work independently without immediate supervision
- Excellent written and verbal English language skills
- Flexible to attend phone and skype meetings in the morning and evening
- Preferably someone with mobile app project management development experience
- Be responsive – be able to provide prompt response (within 24 hours or less)
Education: Computer Science degree with a business minor
Experience: 8+ years of relevant experience
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Delhi NCR, India
itForte is a one of the leading Recruitment Consultants in India specializing in the IT and Telecom sectors with some of the leading Indian and International technology companies as its clients.