Product & Project Management Team Leader

Job Category: Product & Project Management Team Leader
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Poland

We are all about supercharging tech-based businesses. But make no mistake – software development is just a part of what we do at Startup House. Our mission is to deliver all-around support for startups at all stages of development.

Our PM Team is expanding and looking for fresh blood – we’re currently looking for a Team Leader who will guide our PMs on their development path and lead software development projects with success.

As a PM Team Leader you will work both as a people manager and senior Product or Project Manager, depending on your background, with a time ratio of 50% for management and 50% for project-related work.

It’s a great role for you if you want to advance your career as a manager but still develop great startup projects hands-on!

Write to us, call us, join us and let’s make some startups grow!

How can you grow with us?

  • You’re going to set the direction towards becoming the best Product & Project Management Team for startups and innovation in Europe – for a start 🙂
  • You will take charge of our Product & Project management team (6 people so far) and help them achieve even better results,
  • You’ll work directly with our CEO and other managers to improve your management skills and become an even better leader than you’ve been so far.

Responsibilities

  • You will lead one of the best Product & Project Management Teams,
  • You are going to take care of quality standards in Product & Project Management,
  • You’re going to work on goals defined within our strategy,
  • Together with our CEO and HR team, you’re going to define recruitment needs in your team and participate in the recruitment process,
  • You will work on improving the onboarding process for new employees,
  • From time to time, you will conduct periodic reviews with team members to motivate them and help them grow.

If your background is Product Management:

  • You’re going to co-create a vision and product strategy during the client acquisition phase,
  • You will advise our clients on the best possible product development strategy – defining the MVP and further growth,
  • Conducting workshops with clients will be your bread and butter in order to define the direction of further product development and creating the product roadmap,
  • You will analyse users’ needs and suggestions, collect feedback and opinions through user interviews,
  • You’re going to cooperate closely with our product teams (Developers, Designers, QAs),

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Product Manager or Digital Consultant in the IT industry,
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of Product / Project managers,
  • Proven track record of created products with a market fit, that have since grown,
  • Experience in strategy definition, facilitating workshops and conducting user interviews,
  • Broad knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban), the Startup Business Lifecycle and Product Design,
  • Ability to understand the technical architecture of complex web and mobile applications,
  • Experience in conducting Design Sprint workshops with clients or using the Strategyzer methodology (Business Model Generation, Testing Business Ideas, Value Proposition Design),
  • Knowledge of product business model design, planning and verifying product hypotheses, defining product-market fit, planning a go-to-market strategy,
  • Passion for startups and product creation,
  • Project management tools (preferably Jira),
  • Excellent communication skills in Polish and English (C1+) – we work internationally, so that’s a must.

If your background is Project Management:

  • Executing 2–3 projects simultaneously within a set scope, schedule and budget,
  • Managing our project teams (Developers, Designers, QAs),
  • Working closely with our clients throughout the project lifecycle and advising them on the best possible solutions in terms of scalability, development management, tool selection, etc.
  • Tracking project milestones and deliverables,
  • Supporting our Product Managers and Sales Team during workshops on the client acquisition phase.

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of experience as a Project Manager in the IT industry,
  • 2+ years of experience managing a team of Product / Project managers,
  • Broad knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban),
  • Proven track record in managing product development teams and working directly with your clients with success,
  • Ability to understand the technical architecture of complex web and mobile applications allowing for seamless communication with the product team,
  • Knowledge of project management tools (Jira),
  • Readiness to work in a dynamic environment – seriously, we’re still growing as a company, so you have to be flexible when it comes to rapid changes,
  • Excellent communication skills in Polish and English (C1+) – we work internationally, so that’s a must.

Nice to have (both backgrounds):

  • Any of the following: CSPO, CSM, PMC, PLC, PEC, PMP, P2M, PMI-ACP, AgilePM or other certificates.

Please apply here or send you resume at mariana.ulisciuc@antal.com

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