Project Manager • Windmill
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Project Manager

  • United Kingdom | London
  • Full Time

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our product team and support them in product strategy and delivery of impactful products.

Responsibilities:
    
Stakeholder Collaboration 

  • Work closely with stakeholders from the initial project stages through delivery
  • Manage stakeholder communications    

Project Planning 

  • Define project scope, schedule, and roadmap with a focus on regular and timely delivery of value
  • Perform delivery planning for assigned projects

Ongoing Process Management and Improvement 

  • Ensure teams follow agile best practices and workflows
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings with internal and stakeholder teams
  • Prepare and distribute status reports, demos, and updates
  • Manage risks and issues and address deviations from plans
  • Help resolve major issues so that each iteration is delivered successfully
  • Focus on continuous improvement, ensuring the success of the products and projects

Team Management

  • Hold teams accountable for their commitments and remove roadblocks to work
  • Leverage organizational resources to improve capacity for project work
  • Empower the team and ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution
  • Encourage a sustainable pace with high levels of quality

Requirements:

  • A proven track record of successfully implementing enterprise-level design/service/software engagements with clients using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.    
  • Solid understanding of software discovery and development life cycle models as well as both Agile and traditional project management principles and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • Prior experience working and communicating directly with clients and stakeholders with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence
  • Experience in creating and managing complex, cross-team project plans; prior success in driving the execution of large-scale project plans with teams in multiple time zones.    
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and mentor other project managers and project teams
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view
  • Knowledge of Jira or other project management tools
  • Balanced business/technical background: Sufficient level of technical background to credibly engage with teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues; Ability to collaborate with stakeholders and develop strategies and solutions of high business value
  • Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

It will be a plus:  

  • PMI-ACP, PMP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
  • Understanding of Financial Services or other complex industries

So, who are we? 

We design & build digital product experiences which delight. Windmill is a product delivery company dedicated to delivering impactful digital products and solutions that resolve modern challenges. Our clients range from start-ups to multinational banks and corporations. And we build our own products too as part of Windmill Ventures. 

We’re a global operation headquartered in Switzerland, with employees based in the UK, USA, Portugal, Ukraine and India.  

And what do we offer? 

  • Flexibility to work from where, when, and how you like. As long as you meet the requirements of your role and are available for key meetings, the how is up to you 
  • Competitive compensation and benefits 
  • Working as part of a diverse, international team 
  • Interesting tasks and challenges, where you can be creative and take ownership 
  • Opportunities for career enhancement 
  • Regular reviews supported by our HR team aligned with promotional cycles 

Equal opportunities at Windmill 

Windmill Digital is an equal opportunities employer that strongly believes in workplace diversity. We consider all applicants regardless of their age, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. 

Think you’d be a good fit for the role? Send us your CV and have a chat with one of the team. 

For more information, please visit our company website: https://www.windmill.digital 


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