Project Manager/Product Owner

Web Essentials
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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If you are an ambitious Project Manager/Product Owner, have a passion for developing people and believe strongly in fair trade principles, we need you!
We are an innovative, web development agency based in Cambodia, providing high quality services to international customers. Founded on Open Source and ethical values, we partner with clients to build quality digital experiences while building further capacity and opportunities for young Cambodians. We have ambitious plans and need someone who shares our passion and is great at delivering the following:

Key Responsibilities of the role:

– Manages projects for several clients which includes handling of strategy, finances, operations
and technology to ensure a successful outcome. Responsible for representing client side and
company interests.
– Communicates with client, especially during production phase, and for Quality Assurance.
– Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards and minimizes our
exposure and risk on Agile projects.
– Takes responsibility for product and project vision
– Collects and implements technical (functional and non-functional) requirements and creating
backlogs; continuously prioritizes user stories
– Organization of sprint planning and retrospectives
– Monitors cost, quality and deadline of projects
– Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
– Develops a test protocol for functional and technical testing
– Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to customer
– Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
– Participates in project team meetings when necessary to address critical issues and advice
– Recommends strategies for resolution of issues and provides direction and support to project
– Ensures that all key decisions, feedback, questions and/or issues with customer have been
thoroughly researched and communicated
– Can independently write a technical requirements specification or a technical concept
– Demonstrates leadership and confidence by proposing solutions to the customer; suggesting
what should be done, how we will go about doing it, describing our assumptions and asking
for feedback – rather than first asking the client for suggestions
– Shows insight into the root-causes of problems.
– Generates a range of solutions and courses of action with benefits, costs, and risks
associated with each
– Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors and resolves and/or
escalates issues in a timely fashion and with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative
business solutions
– Customer consulting and design of solution approaches
– Customer communications, mind mapping, logging, results summary
– Prepares time estimates and quotes for new projects or larger changes of a project together
with the sales team
– Cost estimation and preparation of proposals
– Understands basic revenue models and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions
– Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.

We expect that you\’ll already have these:

– 3+ years work experience
– Experience in Scrum and other Agile methodologies, a plus
– Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; bilingual fluency in English
– Quality-oriented mindset, attention to details
– Self-motivated and goal-oriented; able to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced
production environment, with a high-energy, proactive style; brings well developed sense of
urgency to all work
– Strong interpersonal skills; able to establish and maintain effective work relationships
– Sound judgment and decision-making ability; highly proficient in organization and planning
– Commitment to Web Essentials\’ values and mission