We are proud to be working with a client that entertains millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. That’s why they employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.
They are looking for a highly experienced project manager who is passionate about gaming to provide daily production support for their team. You will be the person that enables the teams to focus on what they are good at and support them with administrative work and production support. The Development Director is responsible for the planning of time, resources and tracking progress working closely together with the other leads in the team. You will be a key person in the daily operation of the teams you work with.
Create and own overall project delivery plans
Track and communicate project status
Present options and drive the decision making process
Manage and promote organizational structures
Drive for on time delivery at quality
Manage and track change
Protect the team from external interference
Identify delivery risks and mitigation plans
Align all involved teams towards the outlined goals
Document and build usable knowledge repositories
Drive effective use of current processes, e.g. Scrum, Kanban Identify and act on opportunities for drive process innovation and improvement, e.g. through retrospectives
Document and share learnings, e.g. in team, with other DD's or stakeholders
Drive and document meetings
Ensure the teams have all the necessary information to do their job
Maintain an environment that promotes and encourages collaboration
Manage communication with project stakeholders and external parties, e.g. required reporting and expectation management
Proven leadership skills and desire to lead.
Extensive experience as a project manager in a AAA game development environment
Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills; effective communication skills across all levels of an organization. Always know and be able to visualize and explain the status of their area.
Agile development, using Scrum/Kanban/Lean
Project development with emphasis on team empowerment
Perform and act on Retrospectives
Financial and contract administration
Tools, e.g. Jira, HanSoft, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Perforce, etc.
The company offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefits as well
To be considered, call Catherine on +44 (0) 1206 214416 or apply now!!