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Senior Project Manager, Cairo
Ref. No.: SPM/MENA
Senior Project Manager
- Head the planning and implementation of projects within agreed cost, timeframe, quality standard and scope
- Define project scale, tasks, resources and schedule
- Track, manage and report on project progress in regards to: deliverables, timeframes, quality and risks to all stakeholders (internal and external)
- Provide accurate projections and actions on project changes, based on business, technological, situational or client influenced requirements
- Proactively support members of the project from both internal teams (developers, support teams, quality assurance engineers, TDM’s etc.) and external representatives (clients, partners, third party vendors)
- Remain responsible for the ultimate compliance towards agreed deadlines and deliverables through decision making, problem solving, nurturing communication and collaboration and executing professional acumen on large size projects or several projects simultaneously
- Develop and conduct strategic plans to solve significant escalations and mitigate critical risks
- Coach, mentor and support junior project managers and assist them in the resolution of complex tasks. Enforce the policies, practices and methodologies in the educated fields
- Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces
- Master or Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science, Economics, Management or relevant)
- Minimum 6 years of experience in Project Management preferably in the software industry and good understanding of IT fundamentals
- One of the following PMP, Prince2, SPO, CSM certifications will be considered strong advantage
- Experienced in working with end customers, various information sources and compilation of bulk data
- Experience in improvement of project management tools and techniques to contribute towards management and optimization of multiple project teams
- Ability to work independently with little to no direct supervision and guidance. Able to abide and manage contractual terms, including financial related matters
- Experience in change and risk management, as well as with using project management software tools. Theoretical and practical knowledge of Project Management methodology
- Soft skills: conducting and chairing effective meetings; communication and people management skills; leadership and influencing/negotiation skills; CRM skills
- Corporate work ethics acumen: organized, able to work under pressure, able to prioritize and resolve critical and complex issues
- Interpersonal skills: self-motivated, creative, adaptable
General requirements for all SG employees:
Must have a positive, get-done attitude and willingness to take on and contribute in any cross-functional areas the team needs at any given time
Must understand and buy into the core values, vision and mission of the company
Must have a drive for professional development and actively engage in team improvements
Must speak English fluently and have clear writing skills for communicating with customers and colleagues
Should you be interested in working with us based on the above, then please send your CV in English. References are highly valued.
All applications will be treated strictly confidential. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Software Group is an equal opportunity employer. We do not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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