Head of Project Management Office

SSA Group is looking for a Head of Project Management Office to work on a permanent basis.

About

The Head of Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for establishing project management processes, standards, procedures and policies across the company’s departments as well as defines the tools to be used.
The right candidate is expected to be experienced in interviewing project and program managers as well as PM assistants. The Head of PMO will perform regular staff reviews and coaching. Strong level of soft skills is required as the candidate is expected to be working closely with the other technical as well as sales, marketing and recruitment departments.
This is a partnership position, so financial management of the department is also a part of responsibilities. The PMO departments is being established and will include about 10 specialists at its first phase.

Candidate Requirements
  • Education: MSc degree in any technical speciality is required, PhD is preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in IT including project management, business analysis and software development or QA
  • Deep understanding of software development methodologies, requirements collection, project and resources planning, delivery management, risk assessment techniques, project documentation and reporting
  • Excellent understanding of testing methodologies and techniques
  • Deep knowledge of PM tools configuration and customization (such as Jira and Azure DevOps)
  • Excellent practical experience as a project manager or a program manager in projects with different software development methodologies (Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFE, LESS, etc.) and with different types of solutions (cloud, web, mobile and desktop applications)
  • Experience in building of PM processes, rules, policies and standards
  • Hands-on experience in conducting technical interviews
  • Experience in team leadership and mentoring
  • Practical experience in technical investigation and troubleshooting
  • Excellent pre-sales and presentation skills
  • Strong level of soft skills
  • Upper-intermediate+ English
Certifications
  • Active PMP is required
  • One of the following: PSM or CSM
  • One of the following would be a plus: SAFE or LESS
Responsibilities
  • Presenting company’s expertise in PM sphere at the pre-sales phase
  • Performing requirements collection, producing estimations, providing consultancy services during pre-sales phase in cooperation with sales department
  • Setup of PM processes for all projects in cooperation with other heads of departments and PMs
  • Performing technical interviews, regular staff reviews
  • Forming and developing deep technical expertise of the department
  • Taking part in technical meetups, conferences as a speaker on behalf of the company
  • Assisting the marketing department in creation of case studies, articles, presentations for PMO department
  • Preparation of administrative reports
Office Location
  • Kharkiv
    Kharkiv
  • Kyiv
    Kyiv
  • Dnipro
    Dnipro
  • Lviv
    Lviv

Do you have any questions?

Contact our Recruiter Tetiana Yurenkova if you want to know more. We will be happy to help you!

Why choose us

Senior team
Senior team
You will have the opportunity to work closely on projects with senior teammates, gaining new experience and insights
Regular review
Regular review
We offer regular performance reviews based on matrices of competence, code and peer reviews, and client feedback
 Long-term employment
Long-term employment
We have never supported the one-project employment philosophy and believe there is always a job for a competent specialist
 Challenging projects
Challenging projects
You will work with cutting-edge technologies, gain access to the most up-to-date tools and apply your skills to complex projects
Certifications
Certifications
We encourage our employees to obtain certifications; if you pass a certification exam, we will reimburse the testing fee
 Flexible working schedule
Flexible working schedule
You can start your workday any time before 11 a.m. and adapt your schedule to meet 40 hours a week
 Comfortable offices
Comfortable offices
We have well-equipped, modern offices in business centres
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