Senior Project Manager

Hong Kong

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DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a talented Senior Project Manager for our Hong Kong office to make the team even stronger.

EPAM recruits exceptionally talented people who have a passion for and take pride in their work and are perfectionists in what they do. The Senior Project Manager will work together with the Project team, and will be responsible for defining and communicating project objectives that are clear, useful and attainable, and materials or technology needed to accomplish project objectives managing the constraints of cost, time, scope and quality.

Our ideal candidate is the one who has product knowledge/working experience in one or more domains, has project experience with Waterfall or Agile Delivery Model, and is familiar with software development.

Responsibilities

  • Define project schedules, managed activities, determine team priorities and drive the resolution of issues and defects; and ensure assigned projects are completed on time, and meet customer expectations;
  • Analyze application requirements from the client in order to understand the application vision to support the project team for a functional perspective;
  • Identify project risks, develop risk mitigation plans and communicate project risks to the customer and upper management;
  • Participate in overall project design, manage product life cycle processes and procedures to ensure project meets financial, business and schedule goals on time;
  • Be responsible for working with developers including offshore teams to explain requirements and make sure they are implemented to the customer’s specification, complete functional reviews of the product/application;
  • Work with developers on interpreting requirements, supervise development process, ensure work and quality are up to customer’s specification; review final deliverables;
  • Ensure all product deliverables are produced to the customer’s satisfaction (architecture, design documents, test cases, etc.);
  • Assist with review, analysis and documentation of technical requirements, work closely with the customer to drive project results;
  • Perform technical/functional review and analysis, prepare internal and external documentation, and work closely with customers to drive project results;
  • Manage key relationships and interfaces with senior stakeholders within the technology group and from the business;
  • Understand customer's goals and business objectives and proactively cooperate and engage stakeholders through the project lifecycle in order to evolve, optimize and improve customer's business.

Requirements

  • Proven skills for managing large, complex projects and experience in oversea projects preferred;
  • 10 years’ experience in project management with technical background, were in responsible leadership and managerial functions on a number of projects;
  • Developer background in project management experience is preferred, e.g. 6 years as a developer and 4 years as a Team Leader/Project Manager. Business analysis with project management experience is also acceptable;
  • Proven track record of leading implementations, on time and within budget;
  • Ability to perform project manager's activities and provide their supervision during Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Closing project phases as well as to be able to choose an appropriate project management methodology and setup it on a project;
  • Ability to continuously improve project management tools and techniques in order to organize, manage and optimize multiple project teams. Ability to develop knowledge base and share within a community;
  • Expected to work independently without direct supervision. Expected to ensure all members of the project team understand the methods and procedures used;
  • Excellent leadership abilities and ability to engage and inspire people. Decision maker for critical issues. Ability to lead and engage people in a conversation, moderate small and large meetings, excellent written skills;
  • Highly motivated and energetic individual;
  • Fluent English is essential; Cantonese is an advantage;
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in computer science or related subject. Master’s degree or Overseas education background preferred;
  • Excellent spoken and written English;
  • PMP certification or equivalent is a plus;
  • Understanding of underlying technology for the related project;
  • Exposure and experience with various SLDC methodologies and techniques.

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