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Mid Project Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Athina
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Athina

Mid Project Manager

Sword Services Greece is seeking to recruit a high caliber, energetic individual to join its Account & Project Management Department in Greece as a Mid Project Manager. The successful candidate will work in a multinational environment on a multitude of tasks supporting our core business in large International Information Systems. The company is currently expanding its activities in Greece offering an optimum career advancement opportunity for the successful candidate who should combine a relevant educational and professional background, with enthusiasm and eagerness.

What you will do...

  • Monitors budget on a monthly basis in collaboration with the financial controller and report appropriately;
  • Reports and escalates to BU management as needed;
  • Participates and reports at the regular and ad hoc BU and Company meeting as required;
  • Collaborates with the company designated personnel during internal audits (financial and certification);
  • Manages the execution of the project in accordance with the company processes always in alignment with the company’s ISO 9001:2015, 27001:2013 and 20000-1:2018; report and document any deviations;
  • Prepares an internal project budget, justify it and get it through the approval process;
  • Uses appropriate, company approved, tools and techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs;
  • Responds to the customers RfOs and CRs. For preparing the response, collaborates with resources requested to and provided by the Department Heads. Negotiate with the customer offers in terms of scope, planning and budget;
  • Participates in meetings with the customer as needed, reports to the customer on a regular or ad hoc basis;
  • Coordinates internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects;
  • Provides effective leadership for the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and constantly developing their skills and experience;
  • Approves the detailed project plan prepared by the Project Technical Leader; Tracks project progress;
  • In collaboration with the Project Technical Leader or the Scrum Master (as the case may be), develops and maintain a detailed DTM (deliverables tracking matrix) available to the team as needed;
  • Performs risk management to minimize project risks; analyze and manage & report risks;
  • Measures project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques;
  • Manages and guides the team in terms of project activities and tasks; review and validate progress and deliverables as per the Project Plan, DTM and Quality Plans;
  • Manages the relationship and coordinate with the client and all stakeholders, including vendors of COTS and other suppliers’ vendors for the flawless execution of projects;
  • Manages the creation and maintenance of comprehensive project documentation;
  • Ensures resource availability and allocation in collaboration with the Department Heads;
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered meeting the required level of quality;
  • Develops project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility always in collaboration with the Department Heads;
  • Contributes to the BU's knowledge repository.

What is your experience...

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology field;
  • 4 years minimum work experience in the IT Industry;
  • Good knowledge of project management standards and methodologies;
  • Prior experience in Software Development;
  • Usage of project management tools as required by the Customer (e.g. JIRA, MS Project);
  • Practical knowledge of reporting methods;
  • Ability to give presentations;
  • Ability to apply high quality standards to all tasks;
  • Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, good communication skills;
  • Capability of working in an international/multi-cultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience in working in team, understanding the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions;
  • Leadership capability;
  • Practical knowledge of quality standards linked to software development (e.g. ISO 9001:2015, 27001:2013, 20000-1:2018 and 10006:2017);
  • Excellent command of the English language, verbally and written;
  • PMP or PRINCE2 certification will be considered an asset.

Personal Characteristics...

  • Good communication and people management skills;
  • Customer centric mindset;
  • Proactivity;
  • Attention to detail and strong sense of responsibility;
  • Taking initiatives;
  • Adaptability to change;
  • Responsibility for timing and results;
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills;
  • Highly motivated & goal-oriented;
  • Ability to work effectively & efficiently with various diverse work teams in Information Technology (Analysis, Development, Testing);

What we offer to you...

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Meal voucher card;
  • Private medical plan;
  • Private pension plan;
  • Shuttle Bus;
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies;
  • Training & Development plan;
  • Employee Recognition plan;
  • Work in a certified “Diversity Charter” company;
  • Teambuilding events;
  • Social responsibility initiatives.

Applications must be in the English language

Work with great people

Evi
Test Engineer
"It has been an honor for me, in such a short working period (10 months) at SWORD, to be announced as the MVP of the month. I'd like to thank both my team and the company for this recognition"
Sotiris
Software Architect
"One of the most interesting & challenging projects that we work with in SWORD makes use of the event sourcing and the CQRS architectural patterns. Techs: Spring Boot, Kafka, Flink, Elastic, Kubernetes"
George
ITSM Consultant
"Working for SWORD means that you enjoy plenty of benefits, like a leasing car with a small cost in your salary + gas expenses and private insurance for every possible doctor"

Great Place to Work

  • Meal Vouchers

  • Private Medical Insurance plan

  • Private Pension plan

  • Company car leasing

  • Competitive salary

  • Fast-growing company

  • Opportunities for career growth

  • Certified "Diversity Charter" company

About the company

At SWORD Services Greece we believe in innovation; challenging ideas and discovering new ways of doing business. We are looking for people whose ideas and vision can shape our company’s success.

We are constantly growing and we look for people who want to grow with us, who want to be part of a friendly and supportive environment and who want to be part in a team of like-minded colleagues, passionate about delivering excellence.

We value open and clear communication and transparency in our everyday interactions and we act as ONE team since we want everyone to feel they are part of a big family that grows and succeeds!

Spyridoula Bourou | Contact Person

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SWORD Services Greece S.A.

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