Project Manager (Software Development)

Project Manager (Software Development) Job in Pakistan
Magma , Pakistan

Experience
5 Years
Salary
140,000 - 160,000 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Yes
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
BSc Computer Science, BCS, BSc Software Engineering, PMP
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 12, 2017
Last Date
May 12, 2017
Location(s)

Job Description

TPL Maps is seeking a qualified and experience Project Manager to join our software development team. This individual will be responsible for managing software development projects and development teams and should be highly skilled in using structured methodologies in implementing software applications.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Facilitation of the full software development life cycle for multiple, concurrent development projects, including primary responsibility for requirements elicitation, definition and documentation.
  • Project management of multiple projects and initiatives within the portfolio based on an Agile-type delivery methodology with Scrum and Kanban
  • Ability to, individually and with a team, evaluate information gathered from multiple sources and translate into detailed project and resource plans, along with tracking and managing the completion task, milestone and project phase deliverables
  • Ability to elicit, analyze, and interpret business needs, requirements, and information supplied from multiple sources and departments
  • Act as a leader to ensure adherence to proper techniques and standard methodology relating to planning, communication, integration and implementation of work efforts, as well as contribution to best practices and continuous improvement
  • Definition of project scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives.
  • Development and execution of project communication plans.
  • Estimation of resource needs to achieve project goals
  • Quality control of the projects, including the development of project quality control plans and test plans
  • Identification of project dependencies resource allocation issues
  • Monitoring and reporting on project milestones and deliverables
  • Proactive management of the project scope and change control process, identifying potential risks and devising mitigation and contingency plans
  • Serve as the main point of contact during all project phases
  • Facilitate definition of project scope, goals, deliverables and project meetings – internal and external
  • Develop, maintain and control project schedules, documents, resource allocation
  • Provide direction and support for to project team
  • Project evaluations and assessments of results

Job Specification

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Proven experience in people management, risk management and change management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Project, Visio and SharePoint
  • Analytical, organizational and problem solving skills a must
  • Strong leadership skills and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge and execution of the SDLC process
  • GIS skills will be very advantageous

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideal candidate possesses a solid understanding of project management methodologies, processes and best practices; knowledge of the insurance vertical and its rating and policy administration solutions.
  • Must have thorough understanding of all aspects of the software development life cycle.
  • Must have extensive experience managing the full software development for web-based, database-driven, custom application development projects.
  • Atleast 2 years of demonstrable Agile Product Management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 3 – 5 years of project management related experience
  • PMP certification or active candidate will be considered as a big plus
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycle processes required
  • Ability to successfully lead a team
  • Must be flexible and able to effectively manage and control changing priorities and project risks.

Magma

Information Technology and Services - Islamabad, Pakistan
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