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Project Manager on Steroids - Mid-Level
Scandiweb is an eCommerce agency that started its journey in Latvia by two entrepreneurs sitting in a small room. Until now, many companies worldwide have chosen our eCommerce solutions - Jaguar, New York Times, Walmart, AirBaltic, Buff, The Met Museum, BMW, Puma, and many others.
⭐️ We are the #1 eCommerce Agency in the world and it takes a lot to push the boundaries and stay ahead! Join us and be part of the ambitious journey!
What do you mean - On steroids?!
What if I told you that after 15 years in IT, I have never seen a project led successfully by a large managerial team?
Teams consisting of Enterprise Architects, Risk Managers, Technical Leads, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Account Managers, Project Managers, User Journey managers, Resource Managers are formed to eliminate any risk of failure, and yet not only do failures happen, but projects are also hurt by having such large teams.
So, what have I seen?
The point of failure or stagnation is due to friction between the different managers, who each have different agendas and goals. Communication barriers and issues appear and in the end, nobody focuses on the project as a whole - people care more about being, for instance, a good Business Analyst, rather than making the best project possible.
I have seen enterprise and startup level projects successfully led by a single person, who was efficiently embodying all of the above-mentioned titles but only on a temporary role level.
The solution to the managerial conflict is both simple and complex. Simple - we solve it by having only one person embody the roles of Product Owner, Business Analyst and even Enterprise Architect... Within one person these roles are synchronous, eliminating friction, conflict and communication issues. They are immediate, instantly and mutually informed on all the aspects of the project. Here's the hard part - it takes a hero and a lot of smarts, energy, experience, and passion to become such a person.
Be it Walmart, Jaguar or New York Times, we treat every project as a startup. A project is led by one PM with on-demand access to almost 200 talented colleagues working with you under one roof. At Scandiweb we have a support ecosystem with Senior PMs, Devs, Marketing experts always available at an arm's reach.
How to become one?
Easy. Join us and you'll go above and beyond what you ever thought you could achieve. Understanding technology and embracing soft skills are the core values.
The Junior-Mid-Senior Scale is based on your skills across multiple competences such as technology being both app logic and infrastructure; understanding of business logic, or, in simple terms, how a business makes money; your interpersonal skills - being a listener, being aware of the team's emotional state and your own emotional intelligence. Persuasion, sales and writing skills are also part of the mix as the best sale is always made by a person who knows EXACTLY what he or she is selling!
For the Mid Level, we expect you have had concrete experience in the roles traditional for a Scandiweb PM - technology, business analysis or sales. We find that candidates with strong tech experience and skills are much more successful and advance further, as long as they are prepared to build up their arsenal of soft skills. However, we will expect you to forget everything you learned and be an empty glass again. Follow, learn, accept the challenge, be stressed, be happy, feel the joy and see yourself becoming a One Man Army capable of launching your own startup, leading Enterprise Development or inspiring a hardcore tech team to reach seemingly impossible results!
Ready to try?
- Apply using the “apply for this job” button on the right!
- Fill out the necessary details and we will get back to you very soon with the next steps
- Wonder what those are? Usually a phone call, test assignment and a technical interview
NOTE! If you are starting the work remotely you will need to have your own hardware setup. After the probation period hardware upgrade can be agreed upon.
- Professional certification
- Optional flexible working hours
- Commitment to your professional growth
- Health Insurance
- Language course coverage
- Access to a free and ever-growing library
- Active and interesting Online Office - games, gatherings, discussions, activities…
- Crowdbonus - every month colleagues reward each other
- and more! You will find it out when you join the interview!
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