How many Project Managers does it take to change a light bulb?

How many Project Managers does it take to change a light bulb?

Long answer, many managers are required. 馃檪

Our QA Project Managers are an essential part of the middle management PIXEL Team and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the project/s. He/She/They owns the six aspects of a project: <The scope>, <The schedule>, <The finance>, <The risks>, <The quality> and <The resources>.

We structured our QA Project Manager role in 3 main categories of responsibilities:

Client Service
         Develops and fosters strong working relationships with partner/client teams.
         He/She/They will offer support for the Team Leads team & Project Coordinators Team regarding the client requirements, needs and requests (asset management, reporting, meetings etc.)
         Steps in to identify and resolve all potential management conflicts, escalates to the QA Manager and top management.
 
Project Management
         Oversee all aspects of his project/s.
         Ensure resource availability and allocation.
         Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
         Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
         Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques.
         Report and escalate to management as needed.
         Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholders.
         Perform risk management to minimize potential risks.
         Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
         Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation with the QA Management Team.
         Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project/s.
         Delegate project tasks based on members individual strengths, skill sets, and experience levels from the Project Coordinators Team and Team Leads Team.
         Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
         Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
         Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members.
         Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document all the project needs.

         Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of multiple projects

 People Management

         Is the mentor for his team members and is responsible for their professional continues growth.
         Identifies and delivers trainings accordingly with the needs of his structure: Project Management Trainings, Leadership Trainings, Framework Trainings etc.
         Understand and develop the strengths of his management team, encouraging them to make the best of their abilities based on specific development plans.
         Sets clear, realistic goals, objectives and performance standards for self and the team.
         Uses known best practices to guide direction of collaborative efforts and avoid repeating mistakes.
         Provides constructive feedback on individual performance, suggestions and ideas.

 

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in similar roles.

  • Strong experience in project management, from conception to delivery.

  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management.

  • Proven experience with risk management assessments and quality assurance control.

  • Excellent client-facing and teamwork skills.

  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal.

  • PMP / PRINCE2 certification is a plus
 

If you think we have a match please contact us at careers@pixelbowlstudio.com and our recruitment Pixels will provide with more details.