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We are seeking a skilled Project Manager to be responsible for handling our company’s ongoing projects. You will be working closely with your team members and project stakeholders to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track. Responsibilities include submitting project deliverables, preparing status reports, establishing effective project communication plans, and the proper execution of said plans.

Core responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal resources and stakeholders for the flawless execution of projects

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on- time and within scope

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders

  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress

  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope and schedule

  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques

  • Report and escalate to management as needed

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner

  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed

  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress

  • Report and escalate to management as needed

Skills to create thrills

  • Leadership skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Problem- solving skills

  • The ability to delegate effectively

  • Time management skills

  • Good Written and verbal communication skills

  • Capacity to manage high stress situations

  • Ability to multi- task and manage various project elements simultaneously

  • Big- picture thinking and vision

  • Attention to detail

  • Conflict resolution skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Data driven decision making skills

    Project Manager job qualifications and requirements

  • Solid experience of technical project management and related area

  • Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively

  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices

  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle

  • Proven ability to prioritize project backlog based on business impact, available resources, and team’s objectives

  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope and timeline

  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands- on experience in software development and web technologies

  • Proven experience in Agile development environment

    Tasty bonus skills

    • Experience in customer support technologies and gaming background / related

      experience is a plus

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

    • Work experience in PMO context is a plus

    About King

    King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
    We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
    company.

    A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

    Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

    Making the World Playful

    Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

    Applications needs to be in English.
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