Senior Project Manager

Project Management · Athens, Attica
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

We are Kaizen Gaming

 

Kaizen Gaming is the leading GameTech company in Greece and one of the fastest-growing in Europe. Being International with a local approach, the company is currently operating in 6 countries, with the Stoiximan brand in Greece and Cyprus, and with its international brand, Betano in Germany, Romania, Portugal, and recently in Brazil. Our aim is to leverage cutting-edge Technology in order to provide the optimum experience to those who trust us for their entertainment. People at the core of everything we do, our team of 800+ talented and enthusiastic people fuels our international expansion with their passion, maintaining an "eyes-on-the-customer" approach and a unique OneTeam spirit. Continuous improvement is what we strive for, from professional development to team-bonding activities, while being efficient and making things happen is what our team's minds are set on.  

 

Responsibility has been in our DNA right from the start of our operations, back in 2013. Our wide product offering is adapting to our customers' needs while ensuring that it remains a solely recreational activity. To this end, besides our extensive sports sponsorships program across markets that vary from popular teams to Olympic Champions, we also deploy a social responsibility program that focuses on Technology, Safetainment, and Sports.


The role

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for delivering key strategic projects that will range from launch into new territories to high value strategic projects across the company and its departments. The Senior Project Manager will be reporting to the Head of the Project Management Office (PMO). The PMO reports directly to the Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer and works with the top management.


Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of multiple projects that will range from new market entry to change management, process implementation, new product development across the entire company and all departments; 
  • Be a key person in supporting the organization in implementing the company’s yearly Key Initiatives programs and their related projects;
  • Support in the preparation of business cases for key projects;
  • Create, develop and manage strategic program and project plans, tasks, timelines, milestones, and deadlines, using project management best practices;
  • Be responsible for communicating the vision, objectives, and the hard requirements to the various stakeholders;
  • Be the primary and focal contact during project implementation;
  • Perform risk management to mitigate project risks;
  • Own coordination between stakeholders and fulfillment teams across the entire company;
  • Monitor and report on project status and issues to stakeholders and management;
  • Follow-up and retrospectives after projects are delivered, as well as documentation during and after project implementation;
  • Act as a project management expert and “go-to person” for advice on project management in the company as well as within the PMO.


Key Requirements

  • 7+ years of project and or product management in the digital sector, ideally from online gaming or management consulting. We value candidates with experience in multinational companies and experience working with international stakeholders;
  • Ability to mentor, coach, and effectively transfer expertise to colleagues. Experience in leading a small team will be considered important;
  • Technical background and/or technical understanding gained through demonstrated success in implementing complex projects under time pressure;
  • Working knowledge of project management processes and tools. PMP/Prince II Certification will be considered a plus;
  • Experience in gathering business requirements and mapping technical solutions in a positive and performance-driven way, technical understanding and high-level user story knowledge will be considered a plus;
  • Capable of handling complexity, possess a strong bias for action, stay flexible and have the capability to focus and prioritize so as to execute projects effectively;
  • Goal-driven, with high energy and ambition levels, comfortable working both in teams as well as independently with an entrepreneurial approach to the role;
  • Eager to constantly learn, challenge the norm, and be ready to support any department or colleague during the projects;
  • Analytical and data-led approach;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills. Comfortable in presenting to C-level and key stakeholders;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English - knowledge of other languages will be considered a plus.


We offer

  • Exciting & friendly work environment;
  • Career & competencies' development;
  • Continuous training;
  • Flexible working conditions;
  • Competitive salary package & bonus;
  • Internal competitions & rewards;
  • Team medical & life insurance;


Equal Opportunity and Workplace Diversity

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. Our people are our strongest asset and we focus on attracting and keeping key talent to meet our goals. We acknowledge that all that we have achieved thus far, is nothing less than the solid outcome of our people and their unique talents. We are therefore committed to fostering an environment of mutual respect where equal opportunities are available to all applicants and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, national origin, nationality, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation and any other diversities.

 

In our yearly Employee Engagement survey, we pride ourselves on having achieved a score of 94% on diversity, indicating that our employees feel that they are treated fairly regardless of their age, gender, family status, race, national origin, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.

 


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  • Location
    Athens, Attica
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor