Overview

Description

Five Jars is looking for a motivated Middle Project Manager to join a digital agency and provide quality web development services for our clients. You are going to work with inspiring non-profit organizations, manage technical projects and closely collaborate with the delivery team.
If you are a person eager to learn and grow in Project Management in a rapidly growing software development environment, we have a great opportunity for you!   

Who are we

Five Jars is a Full-service Design, Strategy, and Web Development digital agency that creates intuitive, data-driven web experiences. Over the past six years, we’ve delivered more than 100 projects for clients in various industries, including health and fitness, media, arts and culture, and NGOs.
As a team of creative and talented experts, led by leaders with 15+ years of experience in technology, we love our projects, working together and doing everything to ensure the company’s and client’s growth.

Responsibilities

    • Manage project budgets and timelines to ensure efficient resource allocation and timely completion
    • Participate in resource planning sessions and identify project needs
    • Identify and mitigate project risks and blockers by proactively assessing project’s current status
    • Prepare accurate and insightful project reports, provide updates on project status, milestones, and key performance indicators
    • Establish effective communication channels with clients, utilizing platforms such as Zoom, Google Meet, email, and Slack
    • Conduct regular meetings with clients to provide timely updates on progress
    • Lead communication and collaboration with the development team through regular project sync meetings
    • Manage project teams, assign tasks, and ensure that team members have the resources needed to complete their work
    • Communicate with other PMs and participate in our management initiatives and process improvements
    • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging practices, incorporating innovative approaches to enhance project management processes

Requirements

    • 2+ years of experience as an IT Project Manager
    • Previous experience working within a software development environment (software development agency, outsourcing company, or design agency
    • Strong understanding of Agile methodology, particularly Scrum and Kanban
    • Familiarity with issue management systems, practical experience with Jira and Confluence
    • Readiness to manage multiple small-to-medium projects concurrently (CDA projects as well as fixed price)
    • Effective multitasking and prioritization skills
    • Being enthusiastic about learning and developing your project management skills
    • Being proactive, flexible, and self-organized, capable of taking initiative
    • Must be located in Europe
    • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills (Advanced/C1)
    • Ukrainian language knowledge will be a plus
    • Experience with WordPress/Drupal projects will be a plus

We propose

    • 100% remote work and flexible schedule
    • 7-hour working day
    • Professional growth in the company
    • Performance and salary review
    • Benefits such as vacation, sick leaves, days off during official national holidays, and your birthday
    • Happy Hour on Fridays with team members
    • Help with learning new things (courses, books, etc.)
    • Support in participating in conferences
    • Warm and friendly working environment
    • Respect and support with all activities
    • Team building and other sorts of online/offline team activities

Tagged as: 1-3 Years, 3-5 Years, 5+ Years