Project Manager (m/f/x)

Location: Campbell, USA
Business Unit: Telecommunication Solutions

Your tasks

  • Arrange a project kick-off meeting for the project team to explain the purpose and scope of the project/feature and gain commitment to agreed objectives;
  • Determine clear project/feature requirements by questioning customer/partner and TS Product Management, with support from Release Owner and Development Managers;
  • Discuss requirements with customer/partner and the project team and actively question and negotiate to determine resources, timescales, and cost of delivery;
  • Supported by Release Owner and Development Managers, use estimations of effort to negotiate with Roadmap Management on functionality, resource requirements, and schedules to ensure that the product developed meets the time, cost, and quality requirements of the customer and the company;
  • Use the individual plans and schedules from project team members and customer/partner to create an overall project plan and schedule with specific objectives, owners, structures, and controls to deliver the project against the high level requirements and milestones set by the Program Manager, questioning stakeholders to ensure the plan is aggressive but achievable;
  • Use knowledge of project management tools and techniques to establish clear milestones that are understood by all and clearly demonstrate the program’s progress;
  • Arrange and manage fortnightly project team meetings. Ask questions to ensure that their respective activities are aligned, identifying and implementing changes where appropriate so that the project can be delivered effectively within budget;
  • Set agendas, take minutes to agree on actions at weekly project meetings with the project team, and communicate to relevant stakeholders;
  • Meet with project team members informally on a daily basis to check progress against agreed actions;
  • Question project team members regarding any slippage against agreed timescales or objectives, and agree on action plans to rectify, raising with the individual’s manager and Program Manager where the slippage may impact upon Program deliverables;
  • Use change control processes to assess the effect of changes on project costs, time, and resources and report to the Program Manager with a recommended course of action;
  • Report project status to Release Owner, Development Manager, and Senior Manager weekly and regular informal communication;
  • Manage the project through different phases, including phase exits and hand over to the Release Owner when the features have been completed and tested.  This will include the capture of lessons learned during the project;
  • Manage later stages on the project, up to and including its release to partner/customer, on-site implementation, and receipt of acceptance.

Your profile

  • Can influence and persuade others to take a specific course of action when there is no direct line of reporting;
  • Ability to employ standard methods and techniques for planning, monitoring, and reporting against the plan;
  • Understands project and software development processes and lifecycles;
  • Negotiation with project stakeholders regarding task completion and requirements;
  • Understands standard software development tools (e.g. planning, requirement management. Design, and testing);
  • Retaining objectivity when placed under conditions of stress (stress handling);
  • Understands standard methods and techniques for risk management;
  • Understands standard methods and techniques for change control and configuration management;
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to provide solutions and resolve problems;
  • Understands customer’s/ partner’s need, organizational structure and timelines well to agree to a common project and roadmap understanding;
  • Effective presentation skills.

 

We offer

  • A true global presence: in Europe, Americas, and Asia;
  • A leader in one of the hottest markets: Cybersecurity;
  • Growing at fast pace, gaining market share over our competitors;
  • An open and friendly corporate culture characterized by a constructive and cooperative relationship;
  • Utimaco benefit package;
  • The professional and personal support through targeted further education opportunities.

 

Do you feel addressed?

Then we look forward to receiving a meaningful application stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.
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