Project Manager

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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 Project Manager for our Amsterdam office to make the team even stronger.

As a Project Manager, you will be working closely with a growing team and support engineers to deliver integration and testing services for enterprise level customers in a complex environment – successfully and on time.

Project manager will be responsible for managing all tasks and resources on projects – including client and third party vendor resources. The successful candidate is expected to have strong management, analysis and communication skills, to be stress tolerant.
It will be a key role that will understand customer's goals and business objectives and proactively cooperate and engage stakeholders through the project life cycle in order to evolve, optimize and improve customer's business.

Responsibilities

  • Perform project planning for assigned projects and schedule workload;
  • Ensure, with cooperation of the Resource Managers, appropriate allocation of resources to meet the schedule;
  • Manage concise definition of scope across the project(s);
  • Supervise assigned projects by monitoring status and deliverables;
  • Define and lead communication activities to create transparent reporting and escalation structures;
  • Act as front-line contact on all project-related issues;
  • Understand primary business objectives, articulating and implementing associated metrics and measurement and reporting processes;
  • Ensure project deadlines and deliverables are met on time and with quality;
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues, as required;
  • Understand technical and business solutions.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of project management experience;
  • Background in managing complex projects within the engineering development environment;
  • Ability to perform project manager's activities and provide their supervision during Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Closing project phases as well as to be able to choose an appropriate project management methodology and set it up on a project;
  • Proven track record of leading implementations, on time and within budget;
  • Experience in client-facing role such as consulting, project management, or process improvement while serving as advocate for client’s needs;
  • Experience working in a highly-matrixed environment, effectively influencing and persuading others to achieve goals defined in client growth strategy;
  • Experience working across various verticals within products and servicing including digital, technology, presales, etc;
  • Combination of technical knowledge and leadership skills;
  • Technical background in software product development industry;
  • Fluent English of Upper-Intermediate level or higher (B2+) is a must and Dutch is a plus;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Knowledge of ITIL and PMI best practices is a plus;
  • Experience in Telecom industry is an advantage.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Flexible working schedule enables work life balance;
  • Regular corporate and social events.