Senior Project Manager

You will act as the main point of contact, and will ensure that stakeholders at all levels of the organisation (up to the CEO) have the information they need for informed decision-making.
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Who we are

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.

Your mission

Your main objective will be to take ownership to successfully deliver strategically important projects, from the project kick-off to the closure, supporting teams to stablish plans and keep track of project milestones, taking viewpoints from all groups into consideration and providing consistency over the whole project lifecycle.

You will act as the main point of contact and will ensure that stakeholders at all levels of the organisation (up to the CEO) have the information they need for informed decision-making. You will provide visibility of project statuses through consolidated and individual projects reports tailored to their audiences, so we do expect you to have superb communications skills and fluent English.

You will have to get up to speed and pick up things very quickly, and must be comfortable managing a portfolio of concurrent projects in a truly agile work environment with limited supervision. You will report to the Head of The Hub, an efficient, collaborative and diverse Project and Programme management function that creates genuine value for the business and supports the delivery of key objectives.

 What you'll do

  • Drive the progress of critical and strategic projects towards key business objectives.
  • Prepare and manage project plans, milestones and timelines.
  • Plan for and proactively disseminate upwards and outwards communication and regular project status reports to stakeholders.
  • Help to create a vision for success and unite cross-functional teams so that everyone is on the same page, facilitating collaboration and encouraging effective communication and horizontal teamwork towards a common goal.
  • Capture and manage risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies and decisions in an organised, structured and coherent manner.
  • Work with key stakeholders and other project managers to establish overall plans and actively manage cross project dependencies.

What you'll bring

  • Personable character and exceptional communicator – ability to communicate at the highest level (Written, Spoken and Presentation).
  • Demonstrated experience in project management in software development environments.
  • Very strong stakeholder management skills. Credible and persuasive, with collaborative and influencing skills.
  • Highly organized and good at getting things done in a fast-paced, fast-changing environment.
  • Proven ability to proactively manage time effectively when handling multiple simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently and in a team setting.
  • Tech-savvy in using management software tools (e.g. Atlassian suite, MS Project, MS Visio, etc).
  • Desirable Professional PM Qualification (e.g. PMP, Prince 2, Agile Scrum Master, etc).

What's in it for you

  • Challenging and fulfilling work at an innovative, global company that uses cutting-edge tech
  • Global work experience in an agile methodology
  • International, friendly and inclusive multi-cultural environment (over 35 nationalities that speak altogether almost 30 languages!)
  • Flexibility of working from home/office to stay both safe and collaborative
  • Flexible working hours, well-being programs, learning and growth opportunities
  • Team building events, Learning Labs, Hackathons/Designatons 
  • Opportunity to shape the tech community inside and outside of The Workshop, mentoring and sharing knowledge with others
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Málaga

Calle Severo Ochoa, 16
29590 Málaga Directions View page

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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