Overall responsibility for planning and managing large, strategic-sized projects whilst managing project staff in conjunction with internal and external resources.
The main responsibilities of the role will include:
Complete accountability, from initiating to closing phases, for all planning and rescheduling, commitments, and on-time delivery of Playtech products.
Manage ongoing activities.
Define priorities within the projects.
Ensures project timelines are managed effectively and that projects are effectively organized
Correlates planned work with actual work on a daily basis. Manages any 3rd Parties
Collect, understand and transmit business requirements.
Ensures all technical issues & decisions in cooperation with the Team Leaders and resolution is achieved.
Manages communication of all change requests through status reports/dashboards/project plans
Guides project teams to identify risks/issues that may delay projects. Suggests processes to avoid those delays.
Escalation of Issues/Risks when senior management intervention is required
Presents regularly to update the status of the project i.e. milestones, Risks, Issues, Costs, schedule, QA.
Educates and mentors staff for the benefits of project management
3+ years of project management experience within a Software & IT environment
Experience in Games development will be an advantage
Strong knowledge and experience of iterative/agile (e.g. SCRUM) and more traditional (e.g. Waterfall) methodologies
Experience in using tools (e.g. Jira, Microsoft Project, Atlassian Portfolio, or analogs.)
Very strong communication skills — team player
English level — upper intermedia or higher.
A proactive approach to your work
Possibility to cooperate with a product company
Fully-equipped perfect office space located in the city center (“Palats Sportu” metro station)
Warm and friendly attitude to every specialist
If you are creative, “out of box thinker” and ambitious enough to make a difference in such a large scale International business, you are more than welcome to apply for one of our open positions at Playtech Kyiv. We’ll contact you if there’s a fit with one of our opportunities.