BackPosted on 09/06/2016
Junior Project/Program Manager - Online Marketing Automation
Full time |
Salary type not mentioned
Salary not mentioned |
We are looking for a hands-on Junior Project/Program Manager for our Brussels office who will be supporting the prioritization, planning and delivery execution of the product development programs for our “Recruiters” and “Marketing Automation” product lines. Your key goals are to ensure that there are properly formed programs of work and that resources are allocated to support the programs across the organization, that your teams deliver the programs according to plan and readjust when circumstances change.
You will be occupied with planning, milestones, stakeholder communication and general project management activities. The projects are not big (most of them between 1 and 3 months, maximum 6) but we have several of them running in parallel.
Ensure that Product Owners have structured and prioritized their product backlogs
Work closely with development teams to correctly transform backlog into actionable work items
Ensure that the product team produces realistic but challenging roadmaps and product release plans
Plan individual projects from start to end, ensure that all deliverables are defined, scheduled and sourced
Manage resource allocation with development leaders, ensure that dependencies are uncovered and managed
Support Product Owners in their communication towards stakeholders worldwide and towards the development teams in Europe
Remove obstacles and actively seek to reduce risks impeding your product team deliveries
Regularly report progress, risks, issues and escalate to senior management when needed
Contribute adjustments and improvements to the project management practice at StepStone
You can communicate equally well with the business and management as with your project development teams
You are solution-driven and a problem solver, you can look at issues from multiple angles, assess risks and form a sound, fact-based judgement to support decisive actions
You feel comfortable working in an online software development organisation, across the full product development life cycle
Working in a multi-teams development environment with complex dependencies between teams, across multiple physical locations is not a problem for you
You can manage multiple projects concurrently,
An experience in “Agile” (e.g. Scrum) or a more traditional stage-gate (e.g. Prince2) approach are an asset
You love coaching and mentoring your project team members to bring them to give their best, you can give and you can receive open and honest feedback
You are able to travel several days a month (within Europe)
Fluent in English (oral and written), knowledge of Dutch, French, German or Polish is a plus
We are a company of dynamic colleagues who ensure that job seekers find their ideal job and that companies hire great employees. StepStone is a company with clear goals and visions. We focus on growth through innovative solutions, service quality and qualified employees.
From the very first day at StepStone you will be welcomed and supported by a cooperative team. As part of our training concept, you will receive basic training for your work and the recruiting market during your first weeks with us.
In addition, we offer an attractive salary package and the opportunity to tackle the task with above-average development opportunities and long-term perspectives in an innovative environment.
Does this demanding and challenging activity attract you? Do you quickly see connections, whilst never losing sight of the overall goal?
If you are interested in this position please submit your curriculum vitae and motivation letter in English.
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