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Chisinau

Project Manager

Project Delivery Management
 
 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate all estimation sessions to have the needed input for building realistic delivery schedules (Agile and Planned Iterative engagements) covering all engagement phases
  • Identify dependencies with input from his teams, communicate them in the appropriate format, and actively manage (internal or external) dependencies within his teams to minimize waste
  • Ensure that requirements / backlog items are prioritized, and schedule is derived from business priorities
  • Track progress against increment scope, key milestones, delivery dates by relying on data on team's productivity / velocity and make progress status visible to key stakeholders
  • Conduct regular impact assessment on schedule, budget, quality, team morale on any failed dependencies and renegotiate delivery dates/budgets/scope/team shape with stakeholders if applicable
  • Define and safeguard the agreed upon Scope Management approach
  • Facilitate clarifying functional & non-functional requirements for the software product
  • Ensure that risk management approach is defined and followed
  • Contribute to shaping of medium-sized customer contracts along with Delivery Manager and ensure the needed profitability margins are met
  • Ensure that the communication needs of all involved stakeholders are clarified for all parties and addressed appropriately
  • Prepare & oversee the needed level of status reporting on all levels
  • Contribute to channeling the right information to the right stakeholders in the adequate format tailored to audience needs and seniority
  • Practice effective stakeholder management (Practitioner level), being able to interact confidently and professionally with middle & senior level management levels on customer side
  • Ensure code quality expectations and quality parameters are documented and clarified for all sides and are incorporated into estimates
  • Actively promote DevOps culture, mindset, principles, tools, and practices
  • Own that engagement & product delivery is in synch within customer quality expectations
  • Actively involve team in identifying waste in delivery and inefficiencies and owns streamlining the delivery

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3+ years of project management experience (preferable IT) leading a team of 7+ members managing the projects' delivery on time, on budget, according to customer's specifications and desired level of quality
  • Good experience in applying Agile (mastering Agile delivery principles and frameworks) in software delivery
  • Sound understanding of best practices to be used in all phases of SDLC
  • Strong stakeholder management knowledge & excellent communication skills
  • Systemic & critical thinking, excellent problem-solving skills
  • Great scope and dependencies management
  • Hands-on experience in elaborating periodic progress/ status reports aimed to drive more efficient decision making
  • Strong understanding of quality management best practices in Software development cycles
  • Robust knowledge and practice in applying risk management principles and best practices
  • Good negotiations and conflict management skills, strong EQ
  • Good understanding of commercials / financials / contractual aspects of an engagement
  • At least minimal IT background knowledge (basics of SQL, CSS, HTML, Python, Cloud)

 

Additional Information

Would be a plus:

  • PRINCE2 or PMP certification
  • Certified Scrum Master certification; Certified Product Owner
  • Strong IT related technical skills (programming & testing experience)
  • Domain knowledge (banking, payments, insurance)
  • Business Analysis skills
  • Understanding high level architectural solution terminology

Benefits:

  • International exposure, working with colleagues and customers across different countries
  • Get experience in different business areas (Finance, Digital Media, Insurance, Telecom, Payment, Banking, etc.)
  • Trainings/certifications and career development
  • Access to corporate library and online learning tools
  • Endava referral bonus
  • Additional Health insurance, sport compensation, flexible work hours, loyalty programs, English courses

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