Technology Project Manager

Contract: Full-Time

Office: Prishtina/Kosovo

Application Deadline: 31/12/2020

Job Description
As an Technology Project Manager, you will lead a variety of types of projects including software development, system integrations, operational efficiency improvements, infrastructure upgrades, and on-going business activities.
The Technology Project Manager drives initiatives throughout the entire project life cycle, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure. Must understand the entire software development life cycle and how it fits into the business approach and goals of the organizationThe Technology Project Manager performs project leadership functions, including collaborating with customers to define project objectives and scope for each phase of the project, overseeing quality control throughout the project’s life cycle, acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver projects/products according to plan. The Technology Project Manager is responsible for the successful outcome of projects and initiatives. This position is composed of four main components: project team leadership and management, business relationship management, project management, and process monitoring and control.
Job Description
  • Promotes a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation  
  • Supports project teams.  
  • Creates and maintains relationships across the organization 
  • Coordinates and resolves issues 
  • Manages the day-to-day activities of projects; continuously communicates with project teams and stakeholders
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities including flexibility and adaptability to changes in roles and responsibility as required. 
  • Promotes a culture of openness, flexibility, and accountability  
  • Works collaboratively with internal and external customer contacts. 
  • Enables the customer to be fully engaged throughout the software development or solution life cycle.
  • Develops a strong knowledge and understanding of the customer’s business vision and aligns this understanding to the needs of the customer.  
  • Pursues and nurtures strategic relationships with customers.  
  • Exhibits an entrepreneurial spirit relevant to helping the customer devise marketable business solutions.  
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost, and quality parameters   
  • Manages project life cycle from initiation through deployment and project closure   
  • Organizes, conducts, and attends meetings with project team to facilitate all levels of project planning   
  • Removes obstacles and barriers to enable teams to complete their objectives    
  • Provides visibility to team status and escalates issues to senior management, plans and tracks release milestones for software releases    
  • Accountable for multiple initiatives at one time including business, operational, and IT deliverables     
  • Helps facilitate and communicate risk analysis for projects    
  • Provides status reports and metrics on active projects to management     
  • Creates, manages and tracks project artifacts, including, but not limited to Project schedules, including estimates versus actuals, project management plans, scope documents, cost estimates, budgets, resource plans, risk and issues logs, status reports      
  • Communicates and collaborates with internal and external customers as needed in regards to project deliverables including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with stakeholders      
  • Makes recommendations to management about schedules, prioritization and resource allocation with input from team members      
  • Works closely with Business Units, Operations, Customer Support, Development, and Network groups to create and execute project release plans that satisfy stakeholder needs      
  • Drives decisions, including difficult tradeoffs that may be needed between resources, schedule, and functionality       
  • Works with third party integration teams to coordinate integration and testing, where applicable        
  • Works with functional managers to support both dedicated and matrix resources         
  • Assists in the gathering, understanding and documentation of the customers’ business requirements to facilitate the generation of technical and cost model content for formal customer proposals         
  • Ensures that project teams follow best practices, procedures, and quality system requirements          
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management, Project Management, Engineering or related field 
  • PMP certification is preferred 
  • Fundamental understanding of software development methodologies, values, and processes 
  • Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional teams 
  • Experience with stakeholder management and working directly with customers – a must  
  • Ability to communicate at all levels (both technical and non-technical) with clarity and precision both written and verbally 
  • Strong interpersonal skills – a must  
  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with diplomacy; execute with limited information and ambiguity 
If you are an Technology Project Manager, please apply today! Send your resume (in English) at with ‘Technology Project Manager’ on the subject. If you require any further information, feel free to contact us at +383 49 268 559.
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