Project Manager

Consulting Madrid, Spain

About Liferay

Liferay, Inc. is a uniquely profitable B2B enterprise software company with 1,000 fiery-eyed employees all across Europe, the Americas, Middle East, and Asia. As the leading provider of enterprise open source technologies, we have been recognized by Gartner for empowering businesses around the world to solve complex digital challenges. Our flagship product is the Liferay Digital Experience Platform, which companies like HP, Domino’s, and Airbus use to build customized experiences for their customers and employees. But we don’t just make awesome software, we are also fueled by a greater-than-profit vision. By building a vibrant business, making technology useful, and investing in communities, we make it possible for people to reach their full potential to serve others. We give our employees five days paid off to volunteer at charities they’re excited about, and Liferay donates 10% of our profits to charities around the world. Oh, we’re also self-funded which gives us the freedom to work on whatever we think brings the most value to customers and communities in the long run!

About You and this Role

Do you have enough knowledge and experience about Kanban and Scrum to know how and when to apply it and when not to? Is communication one of your strengths? Do you like to go deeper on issues and find root causes? Do you have the abilities to know how to measure progress objectively and know when to celebrate the achievements? Are you motivated and feel challenged to work in a multi-cultural and distributed team?

Key Objectives:

  • Successful delivery of projects based on scope, schedule, and budget
  • Work with project team to handle project escalation issues, facilitate discussion, and conflict resolution
  • Help high-performance teams and individuals to track through progress and clear any project roadblocks
  • Following Liferay’s Services methodology for delivery
  • Defining, gathering and analyzing client requirements
  • Release planning and coordination within project teams
  • Proactively communicate a clear picture to team members of what project success looks like, and working with client leadership to build the comprehensive plan to get there
  • Effectively manage project risks and issues, tracking status and resolutions to help the project stay on course to achieve targeted outcomes
  • Managing scope and change control through project phases, stages and milestones
  • Take ownership of tasks assigned

  • +4 years of Project Manager experience.
  • Knowledgeable in technology: Computer Science or Engineering degree is a plus or equivalent level of demonstrated knowledge
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English.
  • Experience applying agile and/or lean project management techniques in complex projects and distributed teams
  • Proven ability to lead and manage large, complex enterprise-level projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands
  • Expert knowledge and experience in Agile/Lean principles and practices.
  • Proactivity, joy for learning and facing new challenges.
  • Passion about continuous improvement and problem-solving.

As skills:
  • Excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, team dynamics
  • Customer orientation
  • Learning capability
We are offering:
  • Salary package according to qualification and experience
  • Health Care Plan, Transport Card, Food Card...
  • English lessons (2 hours/week)
  • International, multicultural and diverse environment focused on our people
  • Opportunities to take responsibility and grow professionally
  • Ability to work in an international context
  • A positive and pleasant work environment
  • Working at a successful company with strong growth

Equal Opportunities Employer - Statement

Liferay is committed to the equal treatment of all candidates, customers and employees and to fostering a culture of dignity at work. Our operating procedure provides for equal opportunities in recruitment and employment with the aim to eliminate discrimination against any job applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, sexual orientation, gender, religion or beliefs, marital or civil partnerships status, family or dependency status, disability, pregnancy and maternity or membership of a traveling community.