Overview

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, meanwhile ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Prepare Statements of Work and manage/assist in tender responses.
  • Prepare project pricing/estimates.
  • Develop detailed project schedules to monitor and track progress.
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects.
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Manage project resources during the project lifecycle.
  • Report and escalate risks and issues to management as needed.
  • Manage the relationship with clients, stakeholders and third parties/vendors.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Delegate/assign project tasks to team.
  • Hold conference calls, prepare meeting minutes and track actions to closure.
  • Participate, undertake and manage product backlog generation, story point estimations, sprint planning etc. There will be times when you will be a product owner, scrum master and project manager, so having the ability to manage these varying disciplines will be critical.

Required Qualifications:

Professional Experience Requirements

  • Proven working experience in project management in both waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies – at least 5 years, ideally 7 years or more.
  • Proven experience in multiple projects as a product manager or owner, with an ability to clearly document product level requirements and the product vision.
  • Proven experience in product roadmap planning and generation of formal documents such as functional requirements or specifications documents, often from scratch.
  • Previous experience in a technical capacity such as in software design, development or testing is ideal as you may at times be asked to prioritize product/sprint backlogs, based on loosely defined requirements and translate them into technical solutions/options.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in Armenian and English.
  • English language skills must be at a level to be able to communicate clearly and freely with clients both in written and verbal form.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus.
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience.

Character Competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities.
  • Contract negotiation.
  • Conflict resolution experience.
  • Adaptability and ability to tolerate stress with a positive and “can do” attitude.
  • Strong ability to lead and close issues and actions.
  • Excellent coordination and time management skills.