Senior Project Manager (Zurich, Switzerland)

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ELEKS Project Management Office is looking for a Senior Project Manager (Zurich, Switzerland).

ABOUT CLIENT

Our Customer is an aviation services company providing airport ground and cargo handling services owned by an international group of investors. With a headquarter in Switzerland and a workforce of around 66,000 personnel, the company is active at 300+ locations in 50 countries.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of Project management experience
  • Strong experience in executing fixed-price projects
  • Practical experience in using of EVM model
  • Proficient understanding of Agile frameworks, Waterfall
  • Familiar with PMBOK guide
  • Proven experience in managing distributed frontend, backend, QA, BA, DevOps distributed teams, established reliable collaboration and capacity management
  • Strong understanding of SDLC, especially CI/CD and release process
  • People management, performance review, staffing
  • Solid experience in using different planning\tracking (Atlassian stack) tools
  • Perfect understanding of IT systems and project life-cycles
  • Proven knowledge of project management principles
  • Proven understanding of project financial aspects – profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates, and resources utilization
  • Advanced English

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Attention to client
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Working in a team
  • Attention to details
  • Analytical mindset
  • Dedication and attitude towards success

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct and manage project development from project initiation to closure within budget, schedule and resource limits
  • Negotiate, define, communicate and manage the scope of the project
  • Develop, maintain and effectively execute project plans throughout the project life
  • Ensure timely revision of project plan to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones, review deliverables and milestones prepared by a team
  • Forecast, track and manage project budgets, ensure timely invoicing
  • Define, communicate, implement and monitor quality standards on all project deliverables
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project
  • Plan and manage internal and external project communications, ensuring effective exchange of project information and deliverables
  • Identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate and communicate project risks
  • Serve as liaison between company and client for the overall project and support activities. Develop lasting relationships with client’s representatives that foster trust and goodwill
  • Identify project resources necessary and partner with other company managers to acquire resources
  • Act as a mentor to Project Coordinators and other team members; inspire collaboration and teamwork
  • Assists in the ongoing development of the Project Management Office
  • Recommend improvements to project management policies/procedures where needed
  • Assist the PMO with performing project team assessments and evaluations

What will you get with ELEKS

  • Above average compensation and competitive Social package
  • Close cooperation with a customer
  • Challenging tasks
  • Competence development
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals
  • Dynamic environment with low level of bureaucracy

ABOUT ELEKS

ELEKS is a custom software development company. We deliver value to our clients, thanks to our expertise and experience gained from working as a software innovation partner since 1991.

Our 2000+ professionals located in the Delivery Centers across Eastern Europe and sales offices in Europe and North America, provide our clients with a full range of software engineering services. These include product development, QA, R&D, design, technology consulting and dedicated teams.

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