Project Manager merging our tech and business

Technology, Analytics & Development – Stockholm

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Are you a socially skilled project manager who knows how to bring the best out of people, while keeping a rock solid plan together? Read on and learn how you can be part of an experienced and agile team at the heart of a successful computer game company.

We are looking for a Project Manager to play a key role in building our Tech, Analytics & Development teams in into a reliable project partners. As the Project Manager you will be at the heart of our publishing tech and business. Functioning both as the roadmap planning queen/king on a strategic level together with the CIO, and the project manager of selected strategic projects for Paradox as a whole with a focus on getting requirements from key stakeholders and working with the teams to realize the implementation. Our projects range from ongoing development work with monthly releases and team sizes around 3-10 people, to yearlong change management projects involving new software and processes.

In other words you would own;

  • Planning and team estimation of the backlog owned by the Product Owners
  • Follow up, follow up, follow up!
  • Setting up processes for, plan, and prepare releases on a regular basis
  • Facilitating and managing communication of needs and issues from all parts of the organization
  • Identifying bottlenecks and risks proactively based on the information at hand
  • Work together with product owners, developers, partners and other stakeholders on a daily basis

Required qualifications

  • Experience from being the project manager of several projects with the portfolio to show it
  • Extensive release and project planning experience is an absolute must
  • Experience working with Jira, MS Project or other relevant project planning tools

Desired qualifications

  • Experience from managing creative and/or media related projects

As a person, you combine a performance-driven mindset with a personal touch. That probably means you have a very good logical and analytical capabilities, but you are also able to motivate people. Being a great teamplayer making people feel awesome. Your ability to put yourself in our players’ position, and understand a fun, engaging and awesome user experience is part of your qualities. Your soft skills will come hugely in handy when working with strong creative minds, and you are used to killing darlings in a way that win acceptance.

We strive for diversity on the team, please include your oddities with your personal letter, portfolio and CV =)
With portfolio we’d love it in the form of a onepager outlining your most relevant projects for the role.

Practical information
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: CIO
Location: This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden

If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

Since we strive for a more even gender distribution we highly encourage women to apply to this role.

Stockholm

Västgötagatan 5
118 27 Stockholm
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Working at Paradox

We offer a cooperative and playful environment that is equal parts experimental and professional. It’s a great opportunity to learn, develop, and excel within the gaming industry. We are a diverse team that welcome everyone with a can-do attitude and a sense of fun. The company language is English but we have more than 25 languages (including Quenya) represented across our two offices in Stockholm and Umeå, Sweden.

At Paradox Interactive we come from many different backgrounds and all have very different experiences. Some of us came here with fresh degrees in programming or engineering, some with many years in the games industry and some with just great skills, attitude and a passion for making games. Together we make the best games we can possibly make while having great fun!

  • A big family

    Our Paradox family includes more than just employees, we have a big network of loyal fans, 25+ external development studios and long-term sales partners who contribute to our success.

  • We make our own decisions

    We control our operations and make our own decisions, and we are not dependent on outside funding or lengthy approval processes.

  • Have fun

    Our corporate culture includes hard work and dedication but also Friday After Work, a strong board game community and team activities within and outside the company.

  • Responsibility & Freedom

    Even though you’ll be responsible for your specific part of our production chain, your contribution counts and you’ll see direct results of your input in our final products. At Paradox we provide you with freedom and responsibility to meet your goals. We offer flexible work hours, an open office environment and we encourage sharing and learning from each other.

Who we are

We are PASSIONATE and care about our gamers, our products and our colleagues.

We are COMMITTED and work hard to keep our fans happy.

We are CHALLENGERS and thrive on the front lines and on our way into the unknown.

We are RESPONSIBLE, learn and improve from our mistakes. When we see a problem we don’t ask whose fault it is, but see ways we can help fix it.

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