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Project Manager

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 DevOps 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 Platform Director, 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
  • Experience from managing creative and/or media related projects will be considered an advantage

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.

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: Platform Director
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.

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Stockholm

Västgötagatan 5
118 27 Stockholm Directions

Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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