Senior Project Manager

Full-time

Budapest, Hungary

Are you a battle-tested captain on the bridge? Do you think two steps ahead and foresee the potential ups and downs of a project right at the beginning? Are you proud of your team management and negotiation achievements? Then this opportunity might be just for you!

We are looking for our experienced and enthusiastic Senior Project Manager who will lead some of our key client and in-house projects with passion and an open mind.

The mission

  • Manage projects with the goal of delivering on time, within budget and within scope
  • Lead your project teams, while looking for ways to optimize teamwork and make it a great experience for everyone
  • Consult with stakeholders
  • Eliminate risks before they become a problem, and solve problems the moment they appear
  • Consult project ideas with to-be-clients (business model, go-to-market strategy, project scope and goal)
  • Participate in the sales process (writing proposals, managing leads)
  • Participate in various in-house projects, goals of which are to improve our team, workplace or communication

What makes you a good candidate?

  • We are looking for you if
    • You have 3-5 years of experience in digital project management (preferably at an agency)
    • Managed both mid-range (3-6 months long) and long-range (1-2 years) projects
    • Agile and Design Thinking flow in your veins
    • You have managed several tech teams before
    • You are up-to-date at modern web/mobile technology stack
    • There are both startups and multinational companies in your portfolio
    • You know how to break down the client needs into user stories and deliverable product
    • Such terms as “git pull”, “unit test” or “card sorting” don’t confuse you
    • You write and speak fluently in both English and Hungarian
    • You have great negotiation skills
  • It’s great if you are excited about
    • Getting a product idea from the first brainstorming to a market-ready product
    • The variety of challenges posed by different projects
    • Learning new things and improving yourself whenever you can
    • Design methodologies, mobile development, cool cutting-edge technologies
  • You have our attention if you are
    • A translator: You translate the client’s viewpoint to your team, and represent your team to the client, keeping the right balance
    • An initiator: proactive, always searching for new ways and ready to step up to a new challenge
    • A problem solver: you have a real ‘get-things-done’ and ‘can-do’ attitude
    • Empathetic: even under pressure, you resonate with how other people feel and think: you choose the right words and can motivate others
    • Precise and well-organized: you manage your (and your team’s) agenda effectively, and administration is your second name

How can you stand out?

  • It’s a plus if you have
    • Prior experience in coding, software design, product ownership or UX design (the latter two are a huge plus)
    • Done voluntary or socially responsible work of any kind
    • Your do a pet project or you are participating in one

WHAT WE OFFER TO YOU AT DIGITAL NATIVES

  • Seeing the latest tools and methods – we use modern frameworks, and are always keen to try out new technologies
  • A first row seat to see how trendy digital products are made – from the idea, to modeling, UX, UI, development, testing to the very product itself
  • Meeting a bunch of enthusiastic people – and teamwork in a multicultural environment
  • Employee ownership and transparency – you will be a co-owner at Digital Natives, with a full insight how we operate
  • Encouraged self-management – room to manage your own time and estimate your work
  • Support to sharpen your skills – dedicated time and yearly budget for learning and self-improvement, coaching for soft skills and English lessons
  • Health insurance – with multiple benefits
  • A welcoming workplace – breakfast from the fridge, lunches together, thrilling foosball matches and weekly massage
Check here to learn what it’s like to work at Digital Natives!

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