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Experienced Project Manager

Point Jupiter is a professional UX design and software development agency with a global reach. We position ourselves as our client's partners who deliver meaningful value and tangible results.

You are naturally curious and looking forward to solving challenges? You take great pride in being able to learn and share your knowledge? Tech runs deep in your veins?

We would love to work with you.

Work with us

Who are we looking for

Come as you are. We are looking for smart, driven, ambitious professionals interested in making a meaningful impact.

We are hiring an experienced Project Manager to join our web development team in Zagreb, Croatia.

About us

You will be joining a growing and excellent team of other frontend and backend developers, UX and UI designers, QAs, and execs. Point Jupiter develops and designs solutions for our worldwide clients in various industries. Projects we work on include web, and progressive web apps, mobile solutions, distributed systems, and we are actively exploring opportunities related to AI and ML.

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Projects envisioned, designed, developed, and delivered by our teammates are in use on all continents, and more than 400 million users used or interacted in some way with some of our solutions. As a team, we worked with clients like Microsoft, IBM, Twiplomacy, UNHCR, UNICEF, Deutsche Telekom, and the World Economic Forum. However, we also enjoy working with exciting startups moving the boundaries of what is possible in fintech, retail, education, travel, banking, e-learning, and many other industries.

Check out some of our works here.

About you – our next project manager

For this role, we are looking for an ambitious and eager frontend web developer who is happy to explore various projects and types of work we deliver to our clients.

Your skills

Your skills should include the following:

  • A degree in one of the following fields is preferred: Engineering, IT or Computer Science, Business or Management. While the degree in itself is not a mandatory requirement, it is a particular advantage.
  • At least three years of experience working as a Project Manager in the IT field. Bonus points if you worked in the agency environment before or have been a developer or a designer earlier in your career.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to understand the client’s specific needs and personality
  • Fluent in English and Croatian language
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project elements simultaneously
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Time management skills.
  • Attention to detail

Nice to have:

  • PMP, PSPO, or PSMO certification

In addition to this, we value your soft-skills. What are the soft skills for developers? Read on!

Roles and responsibilities

The project manager job role is a highly dynamic, varied, and exciting career. We are looking for motivated individuals with a broad set of skills. In general, some of the common job roles and responsibilities look like this:

  • Leading project planning sessions
  • Leading and guiding development (and design) sprints and be comfortable with agile methodologies and tools
  • Working closely with our CEO and CTO on recognizing the business and technical challenges and opportunities and acting on those
  • Coordinating staff and internal resources
  • Managing project progress and adjusting work(load) as required
  • Ensuring projects meet set deadlines
  • Managing relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Overseeing and managing all incoming and outgoing project documentation
  • Assisting in the definition of project scope and goals and requirements gathering
  • Delegating tasks on the project to people best positioned to complete them
  • Identifying and managing potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects
  • Optimizing and improving processes and the overall approach where necessary
  • Managing the team
  • Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time
  • Performing quality control on the project, together with the QA staff, throughout development to maintain the standards expected
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Track project costs to meet budget

What we can offer you?

Here are some of the things we can offer you:

  • Exciting and challenging projects spanning different areas of your interest
  • A chance to grow and learn from day one
  • A competitive benefits package (salary, generous paid vacation days, bonuses, additional healthcare coverage, team gathering, skills exchange, occasional travel)
  • An excellent work/private-life balance
  • An ability to develop your skills in a direction that is attractive to you-you can either decide to broaden your scope or specialize in a specific technology or industry
  • Pretty much an unlimited supply of fresh fruits, juice, tea, coffee, snacks
  • A chance to make a meaningful impact and shape the future of our team – we are still very young and every single person joining us has a significant effect and excellent prospects for future development
  • In house and paid education – 4 hours every week
  • Friday coding sessions (FCS)
  • Usually, we would put the ability to work from home as a perk, however, given this COVID-19 situation, most of us are working from our homes right now. If you want to see how we adjusted to this “new normal” or “COVID-normal”, check out our post on COVID-19 and remote working.

What’s next?

Fill in the form below (scroll down a little bit) or – send us your CV, a cover letter (tell us why you would like to work with us and what are your expectations), and we welcome any additional docs (for example, certificates) you

Come as you are

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. What matters are your skills, your dedication, and motivation. Just come as you are!

Job perks

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Job perk - Global projects

Ability to work on global and challenging projects

Our clients are from all around the world and live and work on all continents. Antarctica included! We solve some of the world’s interesting challenges and learn a lot while doing that.

Job perk - Competitive salary

Competitive salary

We know that money can’t buy everything, but we also know that you are valuable, that your skills are appreciated and we want to make sure we treat you fairly when it comes to your salary.

Job perk - Christmas and Easter bonuses plus Kid Cash

Christmas and Easter bonuses plus Kid Cash

For your loyalty we will reward you with additional Christmas and Easter bonuses. If you have kids, we have some “kid cash” for them as well. The more, the merrier.

Job perk - Generous holidays

Generous holidays

Depending on how long you have been with us and your seniority, we offer generous paid holidays. It is never less than 20 days plus about a dozen or so state and religious holidays. Even if you are a student-worker or an intern.

Job perk - Bleeding for the greater good

Bleeding for the greater good

You can earn some extra paid holidays if you donate your blood. We encourage all the people who are able to do so do donate their blood and, in many cases, help save lives!

Job perk - Team gatherings

Team gatherings

Couple of times during a year we escape from our office and spend several days together where we socialize, cook and BBQ together, explore, sing or just enjoy great outdoors. The last place we visited was the incredible island of Vis in Croatia!

Job perk - Learn and earn

Learn and earn

Every week you have 4 hours you can spend on your own education and it is paid as a part of your regular employment. If some of the learning resource cost actual money, we will cover the reasonable costs.

Job perk - Additional health insurance

Additional health insurance

Other than the full medical coverage that comes as a part of your regular employment with us, we offer you additional health insurance. This is one of those benefits we hope you never need to use, but in case you do - we got you covered!

Job perk - Working on quality equipment

Working on quality equipment

Tools make the (wo)man and we want to be sure you get to work on quality equipment. Depending on your job role, this will include MacBook Pros or equivalent laptops. Also, phones.

Job perk - Join us, see the world

Join us, see the world

Sometimes we get to go places and help our clients or attend events in different cities, countries or even continents. Point Jupiter covers your real costs and you get to learn, work and explore at the same time.

Job perk - Working from home

Working from home

We get it - from time to time you need to wait for that plumber to come and fix your leaking pipes. Or your kid gets sick. Or you are feeling under the weather. We offer flexibility and you can work from home.

Job perk - Contributing to open source community

Contributing to open source community

We believe in open software ecosystem. We even completely open-sourced our own website and continue to make contributions to the community. If you like this idea, we will encourage you!

Job perk - We love pets

We love pets

If you want to bring your dog to work with you, feel free to do so. We are pet-friendly and we will try to accomodate to your furry buddies.

Job perk - Skills exchange

Skills exchange

You learned something and want to share it with your coworkers? Feel free to engage in our in-house skills-exchange activities. Interested in bringing a speaker from outside of our team? Let us know, maybe we can work it out!

Job perk - Fresh fruit, tea, milk, coffee and snacks

Fresh fruit, tea, milk, coffee and snacks

Need to make a break? Have an apple. Or drink some juice. Or discuss your next project idea with your coworkers over some coffee and tea. We will make sure that supplies never run out, and you can request we get some just for you!

Contact us at work@pointjupiter.com or use the form below