Junior Project Manager (Automotive Domain)

  • Kharkiv
  • Project Management

We invite a Junior Project Manager to join our team.

Customer

Our customer is one of the world’s largest suppliers of trucks, construction equipment, buses, marine and industrial engines.

Customer’s vision is to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions by:

  • Creating value for customers in selected segments
  • Pioneering products and services for the transport and infrastructure industries
  • Driving quality, safety, and environmental care
  • Working with energy, passion, and respect for the individual
  • Responsibilities

    The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to a plan. The Project Manager will also define the project objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

     

    Junior Project Manager has the powers to:

    • Escalate project issues to the Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Department Manager
    • Improve his/her qualification within the area(s) of expertise at various training courses, seminars, and/or other educational organizations
    • Manage end-to-end projects of various size
    • Have authority over the project team as defined in the project charter (including tasks assignment and performance review)
    • Negotiate scope, resources, and schedule changes with customers
  • Requirements

    • At least 2 years’ experience of working in IT area as a PM
    • Understanding of software development life cycle
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Experience in people management practices: coaching and mentoring, team and conflict management, team motivation and team building
    • Knowledge and experience in risks management
    • Experience in communication with customers
    • Knowledge and experience in requirements management
    • Experience in PM tools: planning and progress tracking tools (Burndown, EVA, MS Project), TFS, Jira, SharePoint, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Personal Profile

    • High level of self-organization
    • Attention to details
    • Highly committed
    • Structured work approach
    • Multi-tasking
    • A strive for future development and challenges
    • Driven and self-motivated, keeping balance between product future roadmap and user experience
    • Flexible management style in order to be able to fit the changing environment and project limitations as well as fit the standard SDLC to specific project needs
    • Creativity as a problem solver – certain change requests coming can sometimes contradict already existing functionality
    • Project manager must organize a process to sort out such cases, get into agreement with all project stakeholders
    • Be ready and be able to communicate in written and verbal form to the client and other teams