Overview

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Initiation, Planning, and Execution phases of the activities within Portfolio
  • Make sure that new initiatives are presented to the Solution Committee, so the Technical Solution and Execution Team is duly identified
  • Assure effective communication of Project Objectives, Timeline, Scope
  • Assure the responsibilities are clearly communicated within the project teams
  • Manage the accomplishment of the goal within the portfolio, which means: Monitor and control the project execution within the set Timeline, Budget, and Scope; Accomplishment the Portfolio tasks, Features, and Objectives, which are distributed within the Product Development Teams and managed by Product Owners
  • Set and continually manage project expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff, provide direction and support
  • Direct and motivate the project team as appropriate
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget
  • Manage expectations for the delivery of the project and escalate to PMO as needed to enable appropriate corrective action to be taken
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor, track progress and share with clients/stakeholders
  • Collect and consolidate the statuses of activities ongoing within the portfolio and report to BOD and stakeholders.
  • Manage project budget, meaning: Manage the purchasing activities and vendor selection process, negotiations with vendors; Accomplishment of Project Budget Targets; Contract terms agreement and preparation
  • Estimate timelines, measure risks, and define mitigation strategies for identified risks
  • Present to Project Steering Committee/Project team the Concepts, planning, and project status/progress reports, defining ongoing activities, problems, and solutions
  • Work with the Head of Project Management Office to facilitate process improvements to Portfolio Management
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, and tools to expand and mature capabilities for the Project Management Office
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Manage the relationship with the clients and all stakeholders
  • Keep abreast of new and emerging technologies, and other developments in the current area of work
  • Manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • After the project accomplishment follow-up and measure project results and present it to the Project Committee.

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of IT Project management experience
  • Portfolio of independently accomplished projects, which are recognized as successful (In Time, within the budget, and according to the scope)
  • Tools: Intermediate knowledge level of MS Project, Jira, Confluence, Visio, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Well Awareness of Technical Business Processes in order to independently define the flow and sequence of works to be performed
  • Working experience in Project Management (Agile - Scrum / Waterfall)
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skill
  • Leadership, Business Knowledge / Ability to understand business needs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Fluency in Armenian and English, Russian (Preferable)
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Skills/Knowledge to estimate the required resources for project tasks accomplishment