Position

Senior Project Manager,
Krakow

Location


Krakow

Office Address


Project Description


MAIN JOB PURPOSE
• Manages project(s) by performing related duties.
• Serves customers by planning and implementing business strategies and operations; improving systems and processes; managing staff (team or teams 30+ people); liaise with Client, all levels management and HR.
• Determines business operational strategies by managing team or teams, establishing customer-service standards.
• Accomplishes human resource objectives, meets financial objectives by estimating requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
• Prepares performance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
• Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Responsibilities


    • Leadership, people management for teams of 30+
    • Responsible for budget planning and execution
    • Liaises with cross -location teams
    • Assists Division Director/Site Manager in business development activities
    • Manage a group of teams, Project Managers, Team Leaders
    • Is central point of contact for Client's management
    • Responsible for delivery, financial and organizational aspects within division
    • Responsible for building and maintaining good relationships with Client
    • Understands Client's roadmap and drive execution of it (when applicable)
    • Control quality and performance of teams (when applicable)
    • Review and optimize team structure
    • Start up new teams/projects
    • Performstaff risk management for direct subordinates
    • Liaise with customer satisfaction
    • Provide reporting to Client and senior management
    • Drive implementation of key delivery processes across teams
    • Ensuring sharing of best practices/business domain knowledge/exploiting synergies between teams
    • Accountable for solving infrastructure issues, other inefficiencies in the environment
    • Accountable for hiring, rotation, firing
    • Encourage teams and drive for continuous improvements
    • Accountable for team related financial decisions (salary increases, bonuses etc.)
    • Supporting location/site as part of Luxoft management team
    • Suggests improvements, innovations to ensure better services to Client
    • If necessary functional management for project
    • Performs all necessary actions on supervisor’s reference
    • Other responsibilities related with employees specialization & competencies delegated by Manager

Skills


Must have

    • 8 years’ experience in management of software development/support teams
    • Experience in directly managing large development teams, in an outsourcing/off-shoring setup
    • Experience in building and development of teams
    • Understanding of Agile values and principles/support processes
    • Experience in people management (hiring, appraisals, promotions, motivation, development etc.)
    • Excellent understanding of SDLC (ITIL would be an advantage)
    • Advanced English (read, written and spoken)
    • Very technical and technologically savvy
    • Strong leader capable of motivating people, as well as gaining their respect
    • Proven management by leaders/managers experience
    • Able to influence team retention by building long term engagement in the company of his/her reports
    • Client relationship management experience or pre-sales/engagement experience is a must
    • Business transition/transformation experience would be an asset
    • Long term resource planning
    • Good knowledge of financial and contractual side of projects
    • Management of cross -location teams experience highly desirable
    • Management via managers/team leads is a must
    • Ability to drive organizations, highly motivated, enthusiastic
    • Openness for changes
    • Willingness to take ownership for departmental improvements
    • Experience in budget planning and execution of his/her department
    • Business development experience

Nice to have

    • Knowledge of Client's domain is highly desirable
    • PhD or MBA is an asset

Languages


English: C1 Advanced

Relocation package


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Work Type


Engineering Program Management

Ref Number


VR-56882

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