Outsourcing Project Manager (Remote Options) - Oslo, NO

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Posted 24 August 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

Outsourcing Project Manager (Remote Options)

PortalOne – Oslo, NO

***This role can be remote or hybrid***

Aardvark Swift are supporting PortalOne in their search for an Outsourcing Project Manager. You will be responsible for the project management of externally developed games from identification of need through completion of work. Developing and maintaining good long-term relationships with the external development partners that work with PortalOne on the development of their flagship product PortalOne Arcade.

Your responsibilities will be…
  • Create specification documents for external deliveries
  • Validate estimates on design and production specifications, concept art, tools, and workflows
  • Coordinate the progress of PortalOne partners to ensure roadmaps are delivered on time, within budget, and to high levels of excellence
  • Implement and manage change to meet project objectives
  • Evaluate the final product according to specifications
  • Post engagement, facilitate post-mortems, documentation, and distribution of best practices and re-engagement recommendations
  • Work with the internal production team and team leads to determine how to allocate deliverables
  • Act as point of contact for external partners, review progress and initiate work streams
  • Coordinate with accountable partners within and outside PortalOne, as well as help, predict issues and troubleshoot
  • Develop new partnerships with external developers
  • Collaborate to maintain an outsource database tracking supplier projects, scorecards, and contact information

The skills and experience you’ll bring…
  • 3+ years’ industry experience in production roles with responsibility for external partners' relationships and production management OR an experienced game dev seeking a transition to managing outsourced studios
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Working proficiency in English, both written and verbal
  • Able to view issues holistically to plan effectively and predict issues
  • Familiarity with G-Suite and project management software
  • Determined, self-motivated, and comfortable under pressure
  • Confident in adapting, responding to change while staying committed to quality
  • Team-focused with the capacity to learn new skills and tools

PortalOne are focused on uniting gaming and live TV to build an entirely new category: hybrid games. Their team of industry experts all bring experience from diverse industries and are supported by world-class investors to deliver the next generation of entertainment.

While their product is currently in beta, they are outperforming industry standards, and are now looking to supercharge growth as they gear up to launch PortalOne out into the world.

Regardless of your role, department, or level, they focus on cultivating a supportive and collaborative environment. The beauty of joining their team at this stage is that each department is currently relatively small, meaning that your work will have a direct impact their mission to unlock the potential of hybrid games.

For more info, email daniel.butcher@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777.