GitHub is seeking a Project Manager to work with a very busy team of professional services providers. The Project Manager reports to the Regional Director and uses their technical knowledge and customer facing skills to assist customers looking to roll out GitHub throughout their enterprise. These are complex projects with fluidity and multiple stakeholders. This role also interfaces with other internal groups and stakeholders including sales, finance, marketing, legal and engineering.

This position is based in Remote-Europe, with a preferred location in Remote-London.

Responsibilities 

Project 

  • Manage day to day operational aspects of multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines and applying appropriate project methodology 
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project 
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needs or financing for the project change 
  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected 
  • Develop project plans and resource plans 
  • Ensure services are delivered as agreed 
  • Manage project scope, budgets and timelines 
  • Be responsible for the overall health and hygiene of your projects and the supporting financial and resource planning tools within GitHub 

Resources Coordination 

  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy 
  • Work with both internal and partner resources to successfully deliver on GitHub customer objectives 
  • Work with the Regional Engagement Manager on resource availability and capacity planning across both internal and partner resources. 

Stakeholder Management 

  • Ensure business requirements are captured and scoped in cooperation with business owners 
  • Identify risks and work with management and team members to plan mitigations 
  • Effectively communicate status to customers sponsors as well as GitHub stakeholders 
  • Create reports appropriate to each individual project and stakeholder 
  • Innovate and improve upon processes to optimize for efficiency and customer satisfaction 

Qualifications 

  • A minimum of 5 years experience as a Project Manager in the IT industry 
  • Strong familiarity with SDLC 
  • Knowledge of modern DevOps practices 
  • Ability to travel up to 25% for team meetings, conferences and client meetings 
  • Experience working in or with large software development teams 
  • Great problem-solving skills around technical, product, and business questions 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Able to relate technical concepts to customers of all technical backgrounds 
  • Collaborative and team oriented 
  • Able to coordinate with teams across locations and time zones 
  • PMP/Prince2 (Practitioner) certification 
  • Experience with Financialforce PSA 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Knowledge of Git and GitHub workflows 
  • Experience with Agile methodology 
  • Experience with Salesforce.com 
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) 
  • Fluency in one of the following languages in addition to English: French, Spanish, German 

 

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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