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Project manager (mid-level)

Iasi, Romania / remote

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager, who will be responsible for managing one or multiple concurrent agile software development projects.

Your primary focus will be to plan, organise and direct the execution of the software project/projects assigned to you. A good understanding of the agile software development and project management are necessary to successfully fulfil this role.

Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance to the sales department before project kick-off
  • Facilitate and coordinate project kick-off
  • Define and manage the delivery process in collaboration with client stakeholders and the team
  • Define and track the appropriate metrics to measure delivery success
  • Plan, track, and coordinate to ensure project execution in the given constraints (timeline, budget, scope)
  • Manage project resources and logistics, plan & facilitate project staffing in collaboration with the appropriate Thinslices colleagues
  • Create and manage forecasts, roadmaps, and release plans that reflect changing priorities to meet project objectives
  • Analyse business objectives and needs; identify, gather, analyse and document product requirements
  • Explore and define solutions to business problems in collaboration with client stakeholders & the team
  • Manage and prioritise the product backlog
  • Communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion to ensure on-time delivery
  • Build and maintain solid relationships with various stakeholders, both internally and externally
  • Create reports and keep relevant stakeholders informed regarding the progress of the project, both internally and externally
  • Identify and manage risks in order to ensure client satisfaction and excellent project delivery, while meeting quality standards and defined expectations

Knowledge and skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role, on multiple software projects 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with different stakeholders at all corporate levels
  • Very good English skills (B2/C1+)
  • Strategic thinking - product/project/business related
  • Very good knowledge of Agile processes (SCRUM, Kanban) and tools (Jira / Confluence)
  • Experienced in setting up and managing client expectations
  • Identifying user needs, gathering and defining requirements, and finding solutions to business problems
  • Deep understanding of agile software development
  • Proven experience managing software development projects
  • Decision-making, communicating and escalating, flexibility, and strong organizational skills

Elephant benefits

  • Learning events & certifications
  • Private medical insurance
  • Extra vacation days
  • Emergency days
  • Bookster subscription (RO)
  • Headspace subscription
  • Annual events - teambuilding, Christmas party & more
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