Background

With over 40 years of success in the IT industry, both locally and internationally, Megabyte is Malta’s longest standing total computer solutions company. Megabyte is on the forefront of the digital transformation movement for many businesses and government bodies with an ever-growing demand for its superior professional services.

We are currently in search of ambitious and committed individuals with a keen eye for detail who take pride in delivering excellence, to join our passionate and dynamic team as a Project Manager.

Role Description

The Project Manager will be responsible for leading projects through initiation, discovery, planning, execution, control and completion.

The role will cover the planning, budgeting, overseeing, steering and documenting of all aspects of the assigned project. This will entail close interaction with top management to ensure that the scope and delivery plan of each project is on schedule and budget. It will also involve leading and participating in communications between the project team and the stakeholders throughout the projects to ensure proper requirements and feedback gathering, effective and timely testing and closure for each deliverable.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate for the role will be expected to:

  • Assume ownership of entrusted projects and their objectives.
  • Develop and communicate project plans to the project teams.
  • Define, plan and monitor projects’ work plans in terms of agreed timelines, outcomes, cost and quality.
  • Constantly monitor and report on the project’s progress to all stakeholders
  • Identify schedule slippage and react accordingly to bring work back on time
  • Coordinate and manage customer meetings, remotely and on-site, in which the project team will be involved.
  • Provide direction and support to the project team
  • Identify and manage risks using best practices including contingency plans
  • Perform testing of deliverables and take corrective action where necessary
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions to senior management
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Prepare for project delivery through documented deployment plans and training
  • Document all work in accordance with agreed standards
  • Monitor and update project management tools
  • Ensure timely communication with and to all stakeholders

Requirements

  • A tertiary qualification in Project Management, Business Administration or a relevant field.
  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Project Manager in the IT Industry, preferably in a software development environment
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills.
  • Commitment to customer centricity and willingness to exceed expectations.
  • Experience in project methodologies within an agile/scrum/waterfall framework.
  • Conversant with project management methodologies and techniques (e.g. PRINCE 2, AGILE and PMI).
  • Certified project manager, with comprehensive knowledge of software development.
  • Strong leadership skills and team management skills.
  • Able to perform well under pressure.
  • Ability to quickly gain in depth understanding of business requirements.
  • Pro-active, flexible, dedicated, and hardworking by nature.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Must be an excellent team player and respond well to constructive feedback.

Beneficial to have

  • Basic knowledge of accounting is considered a plus.
  • Technical background with knowledge of software development and web technologies.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Azure DevOps
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Currently living in Malta

Our values

Megabyte’s success is powered by our people and our culture is what makes Megabyte a fun and rewarding place to work. Our employees are empowered and driven to always learn more and improve themselves. We are passionate about what we do, perform with pride and strive to exceed our standards.

Success is celebrated and integrity is the core of who we are at Megabyte.

Are you ready to join our team?

Applications, quoting respective reference number and current CV should be sent by e-mail on careers@megabyte.net.