Head of the project office


What Will You Be Working On?

  • Build, maintain and optimize processes in the project managers’ team;
  • Responsible for the profitability, timing, and quality of projects;
  • Establish KPIs for project managers and use them to track work progress; 
  • Solve problems quickly and help project managers if necessary; 
  • Keep employees motivated and inspire them to achieve results; 
  • Observe project managers competencies and engage in mentoring them; 
  • At first, managing projects to get into the processes.

 What Does the Ideal Candidate Look Like? 

  • 3+ Years of project management experience with a mobile apps’ development team;
  • 1+ Year of experience as a Head of the Project Management Office;
  • You are excellent in remote distributed work;
  • You have at least 5 completed successful projects in your portfolio (ideally outsource projects);
  • You managed software production projects, preferably in mobile development. Web and other software development are acceptable;
  • System knowledge in building processes is necessary. You have your own methodology, can define and implement processes and check their quality;
  • If you can show examples of process descriptions from previous jobs it will be great;
  • Knowledge of the project calculations: profitability, contribution margin, direct costs, indirect costs, operating earnings;
  • You are excellent in communications with decision-makers and top managers on the client-side, business owners. You have an understanding of communication features and negotiation experience. You know how to communicate competently with large clients, with ‘problem’ ones, with ‘budget’ ones, etc.

Experience needed

  • Training other employees, transferring skills and knowledge to them.
  • Managing сlassic team: project manager, business analyst, Android developer, iOS developer, QA engineer.
  • Managing on-time and on-budget delivery of mobile projects, risk assessment, and competent resource planning.
  • Leading Project Managers teams, developing processes and standards, team motivation.

Required soft-skills

  • Systems thinking. 
  • You like to have things all figured out. 
  • Your team clearly understands what, when, and how to do, because everything is described and wrapped into the processes. 
  • Ability to see the big picture and causality. 
  • You can build a system in which it is impossible to make a mistake. 
  • Keep everything under control and can’t let things run themselves. 
  • Renew Terms of reference according to the all-projects improvements. Renegotiate terms and budgets with a client right off. 
  • Solve problems in a team immediately. The process is corrected for every problem so that it never comes up again. 
  • Strong desire to get things right and love the quality results of your work. 
  • Charisma, empathy, love for people, and customer-centered approach. Clients love to communicate with you and feel calm even if something goes wrong on the project. 
  • And your team sees you as a true leader to rely on. 
  • You can sell the concept to any man alive, for example, additional features to a client or new improvements to the team. 
  • You have the ability to present everything in the best possible way, without distorting the facts. 
  • We are for honesty. 
  • Business thinking. You understand how business works and how to communicate with clients. You may even have had your own business in the past.
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icon Required Work Experience 1-3 years of professional experience is required

icon Schedule This is a remote position with flexible work hours. Time to be connected from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Moscow time. Opportunity to work in the office in Novosibirsk(Academpark). Joint wintering in hot countries for those who wish.

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