Junior Project Manager (Microsoft Solutions Department)

  • Kharkiv
  • Project Management

We are looking for a Junior Project Manager to join our team. You have a great chance to manage a range of challenging projects in our Microsoft Solutions Department.

Customer

Working with us you will:

  • get a chance to work with the leaders in different areas, including Renewable Heating Systems, Real Estate Innovative Solutions, Education, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, etc.
  • be involved in close communication with the customers and manage customers’ expectations
  • take part in our corporate project management processes: regular PM meetings for knowledge sharing, PM club discussions, and trainings

With us you will have the most impressive space for professional growth!

  • Responsibilities

    • Overall project planning based on the predefined Charter; defining, estimating, and scheduling of project works to achieve the scope
    • Managing, monitoring, and forecasting of project execution; successful execution and delivery of projects on-time and within the allocated budget
    • Ensuring of internal and external customers management through effective communication at the level required by generally applicable business ethics standards
    • Coordination of development teams and their leads
    • Supporting of the entire Software Engineering cycle for the allocated set of projects (Customer Communications, Requirements Analysis, Architecture, Design, Implementation, Documentation, Testing, Deployment, Maintenance)
    • Project risk management
    • Focusing the team on the result
    • On-time monitoring of task fulfillment and reporting to the management and customers
    • Taking of corrective actions as required to deliver the complete scope with the desired quality in time and within the budget (including scope change management, risk mitigation, etc.)
    • Configuration management
    • Project documentation management
    • Project quality assurance and quality management
    • Contributing to projects life-cycle improvement through lessons learned, project archives, etc.
    • Preparation of new bids (technical and commercial proposals for new projects)
    • Management of the projects staff (partially): tracking, coordination, and timely notification of the management about the need of carrier growth for staff; avoiding and elimination of conflicts in the team
  • Requirements

    • At least 1 year of experience  as a Project Manager
    • Understanding of the software development lifecycle
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience in people management practices: coaching and mentoring, team and conflict management, team motivation and team building
    • Experience in working with requirements, risk management
    • Experience in direct communications with the customers
    • Experience with PM tools: progress tracking tools (burn down, EVA, MS Project), TFS, Jira, MS Word, MS Excel