Senior Project Manager

Description

Main goal of developed solution is to provide real-time detection, tracking and monitoring of sea traffic and vessels’ information to produce situational awareness. The system is currently in operation on several hundreds of small, medium scale and large VTMS (Vessel Traffic Management System) worldwide. The target is to bring the existing solution to a new level by optimization of existing as well as the development of new functionalities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide full-cycle project management from business idea to successful delivery, including
  • Participation in the pre-sales process and discussion with the Clients on building optimal
    solution/offer that would meet both Client and Vector interests
  • Define project requirements and deliverables, resource requirements and plan, manage their execution, monitoring and adjustments
  • Coordinate team ramp-up and onboarding (from recruitment and forming teams to process establishment and stabilization)
  • Manage, monitor and motivate the team assigned to the project (set goals, conduct performance
    reviews)
  • Establish best practices (tools, processes, people management) together with Vector Competency Offices, ensure projects meet industry-leading quality standards
  • On-demand provide consulting/coaching/training for project team members (e.g. project coordinators, team leads, scrum masters, etc.)
  • Manage risks, anticipate problems before they arise, and work with appropriate personnel to develop solutions
  • Managing and monitoring of GM
  • Create and track accurate cost estimates
  •  Report project progress/status on a regular basis to the client, internal management
  • Regularly monitor and continuously improve Clients’ satisfaction

Requirements:

  • Technical background (previous work experience as QA or Developer)
  • 4+ years of experience working as PC/ PM in IT outsourcing companies
  • Deep understanding and practical experience with Agile approaches (Scrum, Kanban) as well as Waterfall
  • Ability to perform project manager's activities and provide supervision during Project Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Closing phases
  • Experience in managing multiple agile teams in projects of 25+ FTE
  • Extensive people management experience (hiring, onboarding, motivation, retention, conflict solving, firing)
  • Ability to build and keep team(s) collaboration on a good level
  • Strong service/ client-oriented attitude, focus on an outcome
  • Solid understanding of change and expectations management
  • A proven track record of successful project implementation in a software development environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Problem solving attitude using system-thinking approaches
  • Ability to manage contractual terms and financial issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Upper intermediate level of spoken and written English

Desired skills

  • Experience in managing multiple distributed teams
  • Product Management background
  • Knowledge of the latest trends at SW development technologies and tools
  • Experience in creating and running trainings, workshops, other educational activities
  • Agile and/or PMI certification
  • Experience with SAFe or LeSS
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring and conducting of trainings

We offer:

Professional development:

  • Highly experienced professional community: more than 50% employees have a senior level of competence
  • Personal development plan and regular Performance Appraisal
  • Clear rotation process with opportunity to switch between different roles, projects or technology stack
  • Attendance of professional conferences, meetups and certifications (coverage upon on business needs)
  • Internal training programs, free SmartTalks and TechTalks inside the company
  • Access to Pluralsight
  • Corporate English classes

Well-being 

  • Flexible schedule and possibility to work remotely: feel free to choose option upon your preferences
  • 18 working days of paid vacation annually
  • 10 working days of paid sick leave annually
  • Premium health insurance (coverage of A+ clinics)
  • Fully-equipped office gym and individual sport coverage

Fun

  • Corporate events and outstanding parties
  • Exciting team buildings (with allocated team budget)
  • Free barbeque zone in Lviv office
  • A fun zone with video and table games, ping pong
  • Loyalty program (IT club)
If you need any further information, please do not
hesitate to contact any of our recruiters.
+380 93 436 58 85
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