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Opia is a forward-thinking sales promotion partner, aiming to provide unique, imaginative and innovative solutions for our clients, and we have built a team of ambitious, positive and talented individuals to deliver these through our careers. We love creativity and collaborate as a team to bring together new ideas for our clients that inspire, excite and engage their customers.

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The benefits of working with us

We like to think that Opia is a brilliant place to work; we enjoy what we do and celebrate the work we create together through our careers. We believe that success can only be achieved by having the right people, with diverse skills and backgrounds, across all functions of the business and careers. We are therefore proud to offer our employees a competitive salary, flexibility and a number of additional benefits that support our workforce.

Supporting success

Our team is dedicated and passionate about their carers, and the work they do, and we love to welcome new individuals who share our values and are equally committed to delivering exceptional services to our clients. Promoting equality and diversity within our company and careers is fundamental to our values. Keen to nurture and retain talent, we strive for continuous improvement, so we can empower every individual to maximise their skills and knowledge and careers.

Check out our current vacancies

Job Title: SCRUM Master

Department: Digital

Hours of Work: 9am-5:30pm Mon-Fri

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Gateshead / Homeworking

We are looking for a candidate who has the following skills and attributes:

  • Prior experience leading a scrum team
  • Expert in an Agile framework (preferably Scrum). Exemplifies and promotes Agile values and principles
  • Proven ability to manage projects through from initiation to delivery and deliver within a set deadline
  • Capable of managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Able to adapt quickly to a changing environment
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and mentoring skills
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills including the ability to set clear expectations and have difficult conversations
  • Experience working directly with clients in an agency environment, including managing stakeholders, deadlines, expectations, and resolving queries in an efficient manner
  • Sound understanding of web and software technologies

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead your Scrum team through ceremonies including sprints, meetings, daily stand-ups, planning sessions, and retrospectives
  • Set and manage timelines of all projects, ensuring they’re delivered on time, within budget
  • Resolve problems or blockers for your team through facilitation with all stakeholders
  • Work with the Business Analyst to be the front-end of the Opia Cloud development teams, interfacing directly with internal & external stakeholders to push Agile principles and efficient delivery
  • Coach team members on scrum and agile best practices
  • Own and continuously improve the processes of your Scrum team(s) so that they are more efficient and have closer alignment with the Scum framework
  • Work closely with a Business Analyst to structure and prioritise backlogs and new requests
  • Advocate for and drive the adoption of agile and SCRUM best practices
  • Manage the successful execution of product roadmap projects from initiation to delivery, including planning, forecasting, progress reports, deadline management, blocker resolution, and stakeholder management (both external and internal)

Job Title: Account Manager

Department: Sales

Hours of Work: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Homeworking / Hammersmith

We are looking for a candidate who has the following skills and attributes:

  • 2-3 years’ experience in an Account Management or Business Development role. Working for/with an IT Organisation or Reseller focused on b2b PC sales where you demonstrated the ability to successfully develop client relationships and hit sales-based objectives.
  • Experience within Account Management, Sales with demonstratable skills in strategic selling & account development
  • Experience in working with IT distribution and reseller channel in the UK
  • Strong relationship management skills to engage multi-stakeholders Customer focused and a passion to always go above and beyond for clients
  • A positive, can-do attitude. A team player, who is motivated by success
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyse data, statistics and trends
  • Awareness off Sales Promotion campaigns would be preferred however is not essential
  • Ability to be self-managed and prioritise workload of several campaigns simultaneously
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • MS Office experience

Key Responsibilities:

 Account Management & Development (40%)

  • Gain a deep understanding of your clients and the challenges they face in their market, and suggest solutions to meet these challenges.
  • Support the Account Director/Sr Sales Account Manager in driving revenue & profit growth within the account.
  • Identify creative new opportunities having assessed commercial feasibility for the client and Opia.
  • Prepare quotations for opportunities, sales pitch decks and campaign post-reviews.
  • Provide consultation to clients, monitoring and reporting on the clients’ competitor activity.
  • Be our client’s ambassador: driving partner awareness, enablement, and vendor preference.
  • Deliver against sales targets in addition to business objectives set by Opia.
  • Attend face to face, and remote client meetings where necessary.
  • Attend selected networking events and trade shows as required.

Delivery & Execution Management (40%)

  • Support growing visibility of our campaigns with our client’s Sales and Marketing team, as well as with the distributors and resellers’ Marketing and Sales team.
  • Assist in identifying improvements to our internal sales operations systems to improve channel processes.
  • Work with OPIA marketing to build marketing assets to support execution and take up of promotions.
  • Active role in QBR preparation and presentation. Help identify any trends, patterns emerging in Partners or wider business

Sales Reporting (20%)

  • Keep the CRM system updated with the status of prospects, leads and campaigns as instructed.
  • Update ongoing sales pipeline and reporting back on a weekly basis across the sales cycle.
  • Working closely with all internal departments to ensure all relevant commercial documents, including billing, are executed with the utmost quality

Job Title: Senior Full-Stack Developer (Promotions)

Department: Digital

Employment Type: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Gateshead / Remote

We are looking for a talented frontend developer to join our team, supporting our continued growth and technology strategy. We are looking for a candidate who has the following skills and attributes:

  • Excellent knowledge of PHP, including the latest PHP versions
  • Modern PHP frameworks and the PHP FIG
  • Object oriented design principles and common design patterns
  • MySQL, Postgres, or other SQL databases
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript; modern JavaScript frameworks (ideally Vue.js, React or Angular)
  • Single page applications
  • Unit testing In PHP and JavaScript
  • Expert in HTML & CSS
  • Good understanding of HTTP and APIs
  • Docker
  • Microservice architectures and web application security
  • CSS Preprocessors (SCSS, SASS or LESS)
  • HTML Accessibility standards (WCAG 2.1)
  • TypeScript and Webpack
  • Working In a remote/distributed team, working in an agile (SCRUM) team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working in a fast-paced environment alongside a team of other developers to build websites and applications for client projects
  • New product development
  • Enhancements to our microservices-based promotions platform
  • Communicating effectively with internal and external parties
  • Demonstrating effective application of knowledge
  • Performing a range of other tasks as required within the team

If you’re interested in working for Opia and would like to apply for one of our roles listed, please contact [email protected]