Associate Project Manager (m/f)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Business Operations, Production
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Hamburg
Posted:
26-Sep-16
Company:
Bigpoint GmbH
Job Ref:
236046

As the Project Manager you are creating and maintaining transparency of production information, thus enabling decision making on all levels.

You achieve this by defining and driving the team's organizational framework, allowing you to systematically break down project goals onto task level with the producer and team, build and maintain the project schedule, track and report progress and to manage the continuous flow of changing requirements.

You have a clear focus on process and execution, whereas the producer is owning the productions goals and contents.

Responsibilities:

- Work with the producer to retrieve project goals and priorities from company and stakeholder requirements on an ongoing basis

- Identify and manage external dependencies in collaboration with the producer

- Clearly communicate the identified project goals and priorities to the team and all stakeholders

- Work with the producer and team to establish a project schedule and production plan

- Maintain the project schedule and production plan on an ongoing basis

- Manage changing requirements

- Balance the project's resource allocation in close collaboration with the producer and leads

- Identify, raise and resolve production roadblocks and timeline issues ahead of time

- Report on project status and progress

- Identify, raise and maintain production risks and mitigation strategies

- Establish a positive and efficient production environment encouraging and enabling the team to deliver

Requirements:

- 2+ years software development project management experience

- Successfully delivered software products in the past

- Experience in managing multi-cultural software development teams

- Thriving in high-pressure environments

- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

- Excellent communication skills

- Immaculate English language skills

- The ability to interface with all production disciplines (game design, art, tech, etc) as well as external stakeholders

- Excellent leadership skills

- Fluent with modern project management methodologies

- A career focus on development processes rather than creative ownership

- Passionate to make video games

- University degree is a bonus

- Project management experience in video games or creative and technical environments or online software development is bonus


Contact Details:
Bigpoint GmbH
Tel: +49(0)40-88 14 13 0
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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