Sopro, a leading UK marketing tech agency is seeking an experienced Project manager Team Lead to join our growing project management department. With projects for both internal and external clients ranging from websites to mobile apps to SAAS platforms it is an exciting and rare opportunity for the right candidate. Within your role you will be expected to provide technical project and team leadership through coaching and mentorship.
Based in our central Skopje office, you will be responsible for the overall effectiveness of the project management function within the team, shaping and utilizing the project management processes across the team, oversee the management of project delivery to agreed budget and timescales and serve as escalation point for project managers.
You will need to be very organized and have experience managing teams delivering successful web and software projects. All work will be in English and you will need exceptional spoken and written English. If you have experience managing software development for overseas clients, that’s great as well.
Utilization of agile project management strategies and agreed best practices across the PM team, making sure projects are delivered on time and budget to agreed quality measures.
Manage and govern cross project reporting to ensure consistent delivery of on-time and on-budget projects.
Serve as an escalation point for Project Managers within the team. Responsible for supporting the team to identify solutions to a given challenge.
Communicate progress, success and issues with all stakeholders at all levels.
Carry out any ‘ad hoc’ assignments as and when required, such as jumping in to own the delivery of key business milestones/initiatives.
Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
Direct line management of up to 7 team members.
Accountability for team performance
Support the recruitment process – interview and assess candidates.
Proven working experience of managing a Project Management team within software development organization.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with good influencing, interpersonal and diplomacy skills.
Strong people management skills with the ability to manage a team of people.
Detail orientated with a process driven approach to delivering successful outcomes.
Literally the most organized person on the planet earth with great attention to detail and multitasking skills.
Ability to work collaboratively across different functional teams.
At Sopro we invest in our people – they are what makes our company great, and we work hard to make sure that everyone feels like a valued member of the team. Some of the perks we offer:
Lots of benefits
Excellent central Skopje office location (full of great people)
Regular social events
Open door policy to all levels of management – everyone’s ideas are listened to and in a lot of cases, implemented.
We are rapidly expanding which also offers fantastic opportunity to progress to more senior roles.