Software Project Manager

Tempo 16. Jun 2021 Fullt starf

About The Job

Tempo is looking to hire a Technical Project Manager for its Product Operations team! Reporting into the Product Operations Manager, you will manage multiple projects simultaneously, with a focus on coordinating the completion of highly technical projects internally and externally. You will be expected to lead projects across multiple teams that may have a stake in a technical project. You’ll manage the masterplan, push progress forward to meet deadlines, and liaise with non-technical stakeholders to ensure the project stays on the rails.

What the Role Involves

  • Define project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with client sponsors, teams, and stakeholders.

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis through formal and informal channels to ensure that they are kept informed of status of the assigned projects.

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders, ensuring adherence to the project baseline.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using JIRA and other appropriate tools.

  • Track project milestones and deliverables, ensuring corrective action is taken when necessary, to improve project performance.

  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

  • Conduct project retrospectives and create a report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements as well as any required action items.

  • Adapt Agile best practices and tools for project execution and management based on unique situations and contexts.

  • Coordinate with department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.

  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Minimum 5 years’ project management experience, with a majority of that working as a project manager of cross functional teams.

  • Experience working with Agile software development teams (SCRUM, Kanban, SAFe)

  • Proven ability to managing multiple projects in parallel.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation and/or Prince2 Practitioner certification would be an asset.

  • Agile certifications (CSM, CPO, PSM, SAFe, PMI-ACP, etc) would be a desirable asset.

  • Experience managing projects using JIRA

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar relevant degree, with MBA (preferred).

What’s In It For You

  • Remote work options!

  • Great office spaces in Canada & Iceland

  • Diverse and dynamic teams

  • Challenging and exciting work

  • An opportunity to have a real impact on our business

  • Free breakfast and snacks

  • A great range of social activities

  • And so much more!!

Note: As our hiring teams are global, please submit your resume in English only!

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