Project Manager / Product Owner

Phnom Penh | Cambodia

Purpose

Manages projects for several clients which includes handling of strategy, finances, operations and technology to ensure a successful outcome. Responsible for representing client side and company interests. Communicates with client, especially during production phase, and for Quality Assurance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards and minimizes our exposure and risk on Agile projects.
  • Takes responsibility for product and project vision
  • Collects and implements technical (functional and non-functional) requirements and creating backlogs; continuously prioritizes user stories
  • Organization of sprint planning and retrospectives
  • Monitors cost, quality and deadline of projects
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Develops a test protocol for functional and technical testing
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to customer
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Participates in project team meetings when necessary to address critical issues and advice
  • Recommends strategies for resolution of issues and provides direction and support to project team
  • Ensures that all key decisions, feedback, questions and/or issues with customer have been thoroughly researched and communicated
  • Can independently write a technical requirements specification or a technical concept
  • Demonstrates leadership and confidence by proposing solutions to the customer; suggesting what should be done, how we will go about doing it, describing our assumptions and asking for feedback – rather than first asking the client for suggestions
  • Shows insight into the root-causes of problems.
  • Generates a range of solutions and courses of action with benefits, costs, and risks associated with each
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors and resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion and with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions
  • Customer consulting and design of solution approaches
  • Customer communications, mind mapping, logging, results summary
  • Prepares time estimates and quotes for new projects or larger changes of a project together with the sales team
  • Cost estimation and preparation of proposalsUnderstands basic revenue models and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.

Experience, qualifications, and skills

  • 3+ years work experience
  • Experience in Scrum and other Agile methodologies, a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; bilingual fluency in English
  • Quality-oriented mindset, attention to details
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented; able to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced
    production environment, with a high-energy, proactive style; brings well developed sense of
    urgency to all work
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain effective work relationships
  • Sound judgment and decision-making ability; highly proficient in organization and planning
  • Commitment to Web Essentials' values and mission

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