People Manager/Delivery Manager

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a People Manager/Delivery Manager for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

Today we are a global team of technologists and thinkers who help transform the world with the power of software, enabling our customers to be competitive and disruptive in the marketplace through innovative technology solutions.

As a People Manager, you will work with our engineering force, build personal development plans for individual people, engage and motivate particular teams or projects, work with global staffing to bring in new projects. As a Delivery Manager, you will engage with the client in discussions of the business situation and strategy. You will also work with the business users for defining the project scope and timelines. You will develop and execute project plans, and manage project teams across multiply geographies and business domains.

We are seeking a self-motivated, pro-active individual, comfortable working in fast-paced environment and able to drive a project from concept to delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for ensuring high quality of work to standards set on the project while ensuring timely delivery of customer's business requirements within the specific business initiative and projects;
  • Drive innovative behavior and encourage teams to add customer value through continuous improvement;
  • Ensure that teams follow the best Agile practices;
  • Identify cross teams dependencies and solve the blockers;
  • Work with risks as per Delivery Framework;
  • Be responsible for staffing and growing people;
  • Help to drive release planning with milestones and MVPs scope;
  • Help to drive releases in production;
  • Build individual personal development plans for every person in your team;
  • Build plans for unit growth;
  • Engage new projects.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of project management experience;
  • Extensive experience in managing projects with 1+ year duration;
  • Extensive experience in managing 5+ projects in parallel will be a plus;
  • Extensive experience in managing 10+ team members;
  • Solid knowledge of software development life cycle;
  • Good understanding of continuous integration and continuous delivery approaches;
  • General understanding of DevOps tech stack;
  • Knowledge of and experience in Agile/Scrum/XP/Lean development methodologies;
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills;
  • Strong ability to learn fast;
  • Staffing and people management experience;
  • Ready to support business expanded hours;
  • Excellent spoken and written English level.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers).