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Project Manager - Vaimo US
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Industry

Computer/IT Services

Category

Project Management

Experience

Experienced

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Chicago

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Hiring Manager
Martin Hjalm

Job Description

Are you a skilled Project Manager ready for your next step? Are you looking to work with world-famous brands across sectors and international markets, driving their paths to success along with yours? Are you passionate about digital commerce and want to join a fun, global, and growing e-commerce agency?

We are looking to expand our team with an experienced and driven Project Manager. As a Project Manager within Vaimo, you will have a central role in our pursuit to drive success in digital commerce.

You will be responsible for delivering projects from start to finish, managing both internal and external stakeholders. You will have broad responsibility that requires strong leadership skills, structure, creativity, and the ability to identify the most efficient solutions for our clients. You will work closely with our external clients, Vaimo leadership, and development teams to deliver high quality results for Vaimo and our clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques and keep external and internal stakeholders updated about project deliverables
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Work as a product owner in a Scrum or Kanban development process and maintain a product backlog and handle sprint and release planning
  • Work with development teams and clients to provide reliable estimates and timelines for development tasks
Skills & Requirements

Essential

Our projects are often complex, and you will work in an environment that requires you to plan and communicate clearly and effectively, and sometimes conduct creative problem solving. To succeed in the role we believe you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of proven experience in project management, software development lifecycle, e-commerce or business development
  • Experience with agile project delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex workflows including prioritization, planning, and task delegation under tight deadlines.

Preferred

  • Excellent Spanish language skills
  • Project management of Frontend development, Backend development, and integration of websites based on Magento eCommerce platform
  • Experience working as a Product Owner in a Scrum process
  • Experience working with remote development teams.
  • Experience working with JIRA
  • Having one of the Project Management certifications is a plus (PRINCE2 Foundation, PRINCE2 Practitioner, PMP)

What we offer

Vaimo offers you an exciting opportunity to be part of a success story and make a significant impact on the future of our company and our clients together with great people. Our strong culture is characterized by openness, teamwork, excellence, and having fun while working toward our goals.

We are continuously developing and growing, which creates great opportunities for our employees to grow with us. We also provide opportunities for an international career including traveling and competitive remuneration packages.

Does this sound interesting? Please send us your application and join us on our journey! And don't forget to tell us why you are interested in the position and why you are the ideal candidate for this opportunity.

About the company

Vaimo is one of the world’s most respected experts in digital commerce on the Magento and Adobe Commerce Cloud platform. As a full-service omnichannel agency, we deliver strategy, design, development and managed services to brands, retailers and manufacturers all over the world.

Our sharp focus, broad experience and deep expertise within B2B, B2C, PIM, Order Management and ERP integrations makes us a key partner for driving success in digital commerce. Our 10+ years track record of technical excellence coupled with our proven results in helping our clients succeed with business development, digital strategy and customer experience design is proudly manifested in our status as a Magento Global Elite Partner.

With local offices in 15+ markets across EMEA, APAC and North America and over 500 employees, we provide an international presence that allows us to cultivate close, long-term relationships with our clients.

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