Gamming Project Development Manager

Job Category: Senior Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bucharest

Our Client is a multinational computer game with a strong branch in Bucharest. They offer a full range of turn-key product development solutions, including concept-to-delivery game production, live operations, co-development and studio services. The Project Development Manager is a key role that involves a high level of interaction with project team members across all disciplines, external clients / partners and internal leadership. This position will work closely with the Head of Product Development, Head of Research and Development (R&D), and other cross-functional product teams within our Client global organisations in order to understand and to deliver in line with their strategic goals and product initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Project Management organization spanning across the company;
  • Grow the Project Management organization by interviewing, hiring and onboarding new project managers;
  • Set up standards and best practices across different projects to promote an Agile and Lean methodology;
  • Improve and adapt project management methodologies depending on project and partner needs;
  • Offer coaching to all project managers;
  • Give overall professional feedback and provide performance reviews;
  • Work collaboratively with Art, Design, Development and QA manager to create, implement and iterate process and methodologies to achieve product and team success;
  • Attract, develop, inspire and lead high performing teams, creating a culture that motivates and retains talent required for product success.

Competencies & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of project management expertise in the games industry – a must have – with a minimum 1 achieved on the market mobile game , in a project manager role
  • Experience effectively leading development teams (domestic, global, local, external, outsourced)
  • Strong analytic skills and experience with metrics driven decision-making
  • Strong project and people management skills
  • Deep knowledge of Agile, PMP, Prince2
  • Solid understanding of Live Operations and Games as a Service (GAAS)
  • Passion and considerable experience playing games, knowledge of free-to-play mobile game systems;
  • Fluent English.

Soft Skills

  • Team player
  • Altruist personality, constantly seeking to help others
  • Self-motivated, passionate about work
  • Passionate about project management
  • Demonstrates proactive decision making, ownership and high initiative
  • Always looking for self-improvement
  • Strong analytical thinker
  • Enjoys an interactive and agile work environment and collaborates well with various work styles
  • Creative and sharp business sense with exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and in complex business environments

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