Project Manager

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The Workshop is a tech company that develops incredible software for the online gaming industry. Living by the motto “Fearlessly Forward,” innovation is at the centre of everything we do, whether it’s our games, new products and technologies. We understand that great ideas come from great people, and great people thrive when they’re trusted to challenge, change, improve, and perfect our products and processes.Our strength lies in the diversity of our skills, and that comes from the diversity of our people. The Workshop is committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other, trust each other, and value collaboration. We welcome candidates of all genders, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, nationality, belief (or lack thereof,) and programming language preference. As an equal opportunity employer, we offer a pleasant, supportive place to work – whoever you are. It’s a place where you can try new ideas, take risks, and move Fearlessly Forward.

Role

As Project Manager, you will ensure the successful delivery of multiple concurrent projects; predominantly IT focused, across international locations and time zones.

Responsible for the project life cycle from inception to deployment and post-deployment support, this role is crucial to honoring timelines, applying best practice and enabling other roles; such as support specialists, developers, testers and other stakeholders to perform their specific function in each project in the most effective way possible.

The role will draw on your previous as project coordinator or Junior Project Manager and experience to make decisions, deliver complex solutions, delegate responsibilities effectively and motivate people to achieve project related objectives. This includes working with users to determine requirements, keeping the development effort organized.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the progress of critical and strategic projects towards key business objectives
  • Deliver control, governance and organisation to assigned projects
  • Plan for and proactively disseminate upwards and outwards communication, and provide regular project status reports
  • Prepare and manage project plans, milestones and timelines
  • Capture and manage risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies and decisions in an organized, structured and coherent manner
  • Work with local and international stakeholders and other project managers to establish overall plan and actively manage dependencies across multiple time zones
  • Manage the project team, ensuring that commitments are being upheld, improve on project estimates and feasibility analysis
  • Plan and direct quality assurance schedules and assignments, and monitor project status in comparison to cost/time projections;
  • Log, track, and verify resolution of software and specification defects;

Requirements:

  • Experience in project management
  • Professional PM Qualification, e.g. PMP, Prince 2 advantageous
  • Experience in managing the end-to-end delivery of projects
  • Strong stakeholder and vendor management skills and experience
  • Credible and persuasive, with influencing skills
  • Excellent communication skills (Written, Spoken and Presentation)
  • Proficiency in using management software tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira)
  • Proven experience in proactive and effective time management
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects with changing pressures
  • Respects confidentiality and can demonstrate outstanding judgment and discretion
  • Ability to think analytically and strategically
  • Ability to work out of hours work and travel internationally if required

Desirable skills and experience:

 

  • Degree educated in a subject such as IT, Computer Science, Business etc.
  • Technical or business analysis background in IT Operations or Infrastructure
  • Knowledge in ITIL, and particularity in Change Management Process

 

 

 


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Our culture

We’re lucky enough to have a home in two of Europe’s best tech cities – London and Malaga – and are proud of our diversity. Our Inventors represent over 40 different nationalities and almost 30 languages.


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