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Project Manager

People are at the core of Fareportal. We are one of the fastest growing travel technology companies in the world; our portfolio of travel brands, including flagship product CheapOair, receive over 100 million visitors annually.

As part of the 2020 Goal and mission of 50K tickets a day, the Agile Project Manager is responsible for projects and programs execution enabling delivery of business impact. The person in this role must be able to take principles and guidelines and apply them in creative ways to support the teams and project delivery. You must also be able to communicate throughout the organization on release and team productivity.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Product, Technology, Marketing, Operations, Finance and business units in driving alignment, prioritization, capacity planning and resource allocation.
  • Manage projects in collaboration with tech, product and business units and ensure completion on time and budget
  • Track, monitor and report project progress
  • Track and report team productivity metrics, SDLC Metrics, KPIs and Project ROI
  • Experience serving as a scrum master for high functioning technical teams
  • Budget project costs, Business impact, measure and report actual realized value
  • Deep understanding of agile principles as well as the traditional waterfall approach
  • Ability to interface with all levels of management to understand and prioritize needs
  • Provide program and project management for ongoing strategic projects
  • Oversee the day-to-day progress of the project(s), communications of all activities and release initiatives including managing 3rd Party (Partners and Vendors) dependencies.
  • Practice servant leadership as well as strong soft skills such as listening to meet team needs
  • Identify, manage and escalate issues (blockers) and risks that need support or action
  • Proactively seek opportunities for improving collaboration within and between team
  • Hands-on work with teams in identifying and resolving delivery risks with up-to-the-minute forecasts
  • Keep teams at peak productivity and capacity utilization by resolving and eliminating dependencies to drive continuous value
  • Help kill or deprioritize projects that are not aligned with current state of company priorities

Requirements:

Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience as Project Manager, E-commerce or tech background 
  • MBA / Business Administration
  • Certifications in Agile Methodologies and / or working in an Agile PMO environment
  • Experience in managing projects across multiple Agile teams
  • Knowledge of project management tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of project budgeting
  • Agile Project Management, Scaled Agile
  • Risk Management, People Skills, and team work
  • Deep understanding of various SDLCs

Highly Preferred Skills:

  • Training And/or Experience as Agile Scrum Master & Agile Principles
  • Training And/or Experience on product development

What we offer

Plenty of vacation time
Flexible work hours
Medical, dental and vision benefits
Flexible spending accounts
Travel benefits
Team outings
Corporate discounts
Breakfast bar
Unlimited coffee

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Mission: To be the world's best flight booking and customer experience company with a human touch

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