Technical Project Manager - Data Migration

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Posted 23 November 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameConnor Green

Job description

We’re supporting Plaion (formerly known as Koch Media) in their search for a Technical Project Manager for Data Migration.

As a Technical Project Manager, you’ll be focusing on Data Migration and Product Information Management projects from initiation throughout release, maintenance and evolution. You’ll also have the chance to collaborate with internal as well as external software development teams, and stakeholders across different departments throughout the organisation.

Plaion are an international media company with more than 2000 employees worldwide. As a leading and independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products in Europe and the USA, their business areas include the production of films and games, the purchase and sale of film license rights, the distribution of digital media products and games publishing under the Deep Silver label.

Your responsibilities…
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts to translate project requirements into tangible deliverables
  • Manage projects with top-down oversight throughout the entire execution to ensure success as defined by respective requirements and delivered within the established constraints of scope, budget, quality, and time
  • Develop comprehensive project roadmaps that merge stakeholders’ and technical requirements with company’s strategic objectives
  • Monitor project progress continuously and provide detailed dashboards to track performance KPIs and status reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables to relevant stakeholders
  • Communicate proactively with all involved project team members to provide encouragement, identify problems, create solutions, and implement efficiency improvements
  • Conduct continuous risk analysis throughout the project, capturing the respective mitigations and contingencies strategies, as well as performing both quantitative and qualitative risk analysis where required
  • Report regularly to the Lead Project Manager the status of the project, including risks or impediments, as well as a team assessment in regards to morale and performance
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, project management or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years management experience in the IT field, including development work and interactions with stakeholders
  • Ability to work seamlessly with software development teams
  • Knowledgeable in working in an agile/adaptive project management framework
  • Strong communication skills in English and German, both written and verbal
  • Experienced in Data Migration Projects
  • Previously worked with Databases such as SQL and NOSQL
  • Experienced in using various scheduling tools such as MS Project, MS Excel, and Jira
  • Experienced in using MS Office Applications such as MS Word, and MS Excel
  • Having a PMP Certification is a bonus