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Senior Project Manager Gaming

Location: 

Belgrade, 00, RS, 11070

Requisition ID:  6491

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Position Overview:

 

As an industry game changer, IGT is the world’s leading gaming technology company focused on design and development of cutting edge, casino-style entertainment.  IGT leverages its vast content library and pushes the boundaries of global game development to deliver the next generation of great gaming experiences to players around the world.  So, if you want to create products for your favorite casino and you’re a game changer with a vision, we invite you to Come Out and Play!


IGT PlayDigital is in challenging exciting times, with a wealth of business growth opportunities in markets around the globe. We are seeking a passionate, adaptive, and pioneering professional that is ready to take their creativity and industry leading skills to the next level of gaming.  IGT is seeking a best-in-class Senior Project Manager Gaming to join its PlayDigital Games Project Management team. We are looking for an articulate and energetic pioneer who can inform the right decisions based on customer understanding, business acumen, analytical decision making, people skills, and a passion for games and entertainment. Based in our Belgrade game studio, you will collaborate with teams across the world in the US, China, and Europe
 

What will you do:

 

•    Leading and executing the full scope of medium to large, complex assignments / projects / operating processes that involve multiple technology systems across multiple disciplines globally
•    Navigate and troubleshoot through escalated issues and complex problems, contribute to the development of complex solutions and techniques
•    Complete a variety of complex tasks in creative, highly resourceful, and effective ways
•    Being accountable for project portfolio management and project resources, timeline, not limited to a single entity, but across Play Digital cross functional resources
•    Lead and participate in removing project barriers and roadblocks, submit schedules for assigned projects
•    Develop, track and report on project progress, schedules, and project metrics
•    Ensure timely and cost-effective completion of assigned projects
•    Lead and Project Manage assigned projects – Manage projects through delivery
•    Own and drive collaboration with cross functional resources.
•    Ensure management of interdepartmental activities are driven to completion. 
•    Manage risks proactively and identify ways to mitigate risks
•    Delivery of all game related paperwork required by Compliance department 

Must Haves:

 

•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
•    5+ years’ experience in Technical Product, Project or Program Manager with a record of successful delivery
•    Experience with various development methodologies (lean, agile, waterfall etc) 
•    Basic knowledge of key web and software development including HTML5, CSS, Java, XML
•    Strong skills in Excel, MS Project, Jira, Source code control systems (Perforce a plus)

Nice to have:

 

•    A ‘can-do’ attitude, proactive, self-starter, ability to understand the big picture, ‘connect the dots’ and project possible risks and ways to mitigate risks
•    Strong sense of project ownership and willingness to go above and beyond to chase down loose ends and deliver projects on time
•    Demonstration of solid oral and written communication skills, interacting with cross functional groups
 

We offer:

 

•    Very competitive salary 
•    Additional bonuses
•    Flexible working hours
•    Private health insurance
•    Well-connected location of our Belgrade Office

Our Recruitment Process:

 

We aim to reply to all applicants within 2 weeks of receiving your application. Our interview process consists of several stages, each one allowing us to get to know you better, professionally, and technically. 

The stages include:

-    CV review
-    Phone Screen
-    Technical interview for shortlisted candidates

How long will the process take? Depends on number of applicants, usually 2 weeks for interview stage but we are available for additional questions or update on selection stage at any moment during process.

 

 

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.