Senior Program Manager

Are you an experienced Senior Program Manager looking for the next adventure in your career? Now, we have a once in a lifetime opportunity for you to lead a transformation project to build two independent and world-class cyber security companies! But our customer’s Architecture & Platforms unit needs your help with the transformation 🤓

Your role as an interim Senior Program Manager is to make sure everyone in this orchestra is playing the same tune to the same beat and are executing on the technical separation of the companies, while also delivering value to customers as fast as possible. As our customer builds solutions for multiple businesses, a critical part of your work is to keep all stakeholders aware of the expected schedule, risks, and progress. Should the progress be at risk due to some resourcing, technical, or other reasons, your responsibility is to identify those and resolve the obstacles.

Key Responsibilities:

-Building and maintaining a project plan and risk status
-Making sure team plans are in alignment with the unit-level plan
-Driving the execution of the project plan
-Identifying and solving obstacles that hinder the project execution
-Keeping stakeholders updated on project progress, schedule and risks

You’ll shine in this project, if you have/are:

-Previous 5+ years’ experience in running software development projects
-A team player with strong leadership skills
-Systematic and structured approach to project management
-Ability to understand dependencies between different tasks and optimize the critical path of the project
-Understanding of software engineering best practices
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
-Proactive approach to communicating with stakeholders
-Good networking skills

It is also valued, if you have:

-Basic understanding of cyber security in a business setting
-Entrepreneurial attitude
-Previous experience in other software engineering roles
-Understanding of software architecture and public cloud technologies

Our client delivers research-led cyber security to defend organisations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Their people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organisation. They provide common functionalities across a wide range of their endpoint products spanning Linux, macOS and Windows. Their mission is to support development teams in building great products.

If you recognised yourself from the description and are seeking for an opportunity to do your best work with skilled, collaborative team, we’d love to hear from you!

Allocation: 100%
Start: ASAP
Duration: 2-4 months
Location: Remote
Language: English