Software Project Manager

November 12th, 2021
Software Project Manager

Despark is a digital product agency based in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria. We create human-first products which move the world forward, with over a decade of experience bringing great ideas to life across multiple sectors, from health to education. We’ve worked with startups, charities and large corporations.

We’re now looking for an experienced Software Project Manager to join our team in Sofia, or remote Bulgaria.

You will:

  • Coordinate project teams of product owner, designer, developers and QA;
  • Be the main clients' point of contact, keeping the client up to date;
  • Manage day to day relationships with clients and stakeholders; 
  • Ensure that the project is on track and resolve any issues; 
  • Facilitate project estimates;  
  • Create schedules and plans; 
  • Handle administrative work - scheduling meetings, writing meeting notes, following up invoices, creating project charters, etc.,

    but most importantly,

  • Be responsible for delivering projects on time, in scope and within budget.

You will need to:

  • Have at least 3 years of professional experience in managing software (web or/and mobile) projects;
  • Have perfect spoken & written English;
  • Have strong expertiese in working with international clients and manage expectations on complex projects;
  • Have an agile approach to project management and be focused on high quality;
  • Be responsible and care deeply about the work being produced,

    but most importantly,

  • Have a project management mindset and a passion for digital.

At Despark we are:

  • Following agile methodologies but using waterfall and iterative as well;
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Interacting with international clients (only);
  • Using Jira, Confluence, Basecamp and Slack.

We offer you:

  • Interesting and impactful projects, our usual project timeline is 6-12 months;
  • Unlimited “work from home” policy;
  • Additional days off
  • Seasonal gatherings - Christmas dinner, spring picnic and team building by the sea;
  • Free perks and benefits incl. additional health care, snacks & beer in the office, donation matching, individual learning budget, etc.;
  • A cosy, spacious office in the city centre, just across from the Parliament building in Sofia;
  • A company Apple laptop;
  • А competitive salary,

    but most importantly,

  • A supportive atmosphere within an ambitious, happy and caring team.

How to apply

If you meet all of the criteria above, please click on Apply and submit your resume. Candidates who are deemed suitable for the job will be contacted and invited to an online interview.

Get to know us a bit more on our About us page.