Project Manager

Jul 06, 2024
Warsaw, Poland
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

CD PROJEKT RED is looking for a Project Manager for Project Polaris - the first game in the new Witcher series saga. The person in this position will hold an important role in the production of our games and will help our talented developers deliver high-quality content. If you are ready to take on such a challenge, don’t hesitate and apply! :)

Daily Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate team activities including, but not limited to: Project planning meetings, status & project steering committee meetings, requirement activities, testing activities, training activities, and project closure activities.
  • Ensure continuous progress & improvement by providing thought leadership in team integration, providing innovation in applying standard methodologies in project management, business analysis, solution development, and organizational change.
  • Maintain document updates: scope, budget, dependencies, and assumptions, by gathering information from the assigned stakeholders
  • Support Production Leads to accomplish project goals by supporting clear task prioritization, organized work activities, efficient time management, and mindful resource usage.
  • Coordinating the process of effective project risk and issue management and reporting, escalating as needed to ensure timely resolution and mitigation.
  • Bringing value to the business organization by displaying courtesy and sensitivity, by managing difficult situations with integrity.
  • Maintained process of Project/Phase definition, planning, documentation, scheduling, budgeting, risk planning, issue tracking/resolution as well as progress measurement.
  • Lead the effort to understand business objectives, roles & responsibilities, requirements, testing, training, and presenting solutions to Production.
  • Minimum of 8 years of project management experience, preferably in the video games industry or a related field.
  • Proven experience in planning and coordinating project activities such as planning meetings, status meetings, and project closure activities.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams, preferably in an environment based on the Agile principles of Scrum, Kanban, or Lean. Knowledge of scalable methodologies like LeSS/Nexus/SAFe is nice to have.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with the team. 
  • Strong analytical skills to maintain and update project documents, including scope, budget, and dependencies.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks efficiently to support production leads in achieving project goals.
  • Deep knowledge of the Jira and Confluence tools.
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.

Relocation support

  • Relocation package – flight ticket, company apartment for your first month, relocating your pet, shipping your belongings: it’s all covered. 
  • Relocation assistance — processing your legalization operations for you, assistance with finding residence, tax settlements - all you need to feel right at home is taken care of.
  • Polish lessons for foreign employees — and for your spouse or partner, too.
  • Paid Leave — from 20 to 26 days of holiday for every team member per year, paid sick leave, and paid maternity & paternity leave.

Perks & Professional Growth 

  • Flexible working hours — start your workday anytime between 8:00 and 10:00 AM.
  • Trainings, lectures and courses — internal workshops, external training for each employee, ‘Meet a star’ events, knowledge-sharing initiatives, online tutorials, and e-learning classes are all available. There’s always something to learn!
  • REDs have access to the cafeteria platform through which they can receive subscription benefits, additional medical packages or vouchers and codes to shops and cinemas.
  • Merch — gifts for newborn rebels and regular chances to nab some cool swag!
  • A welcome pack filled with goodies — to help you feel right at home once you join the team

Health & Well-being

  • Private medical healthcare — a selection of medical plans with dental care to choose from, which are also accessible for your partner and relatives.
  • Health checks — tests and vaccinations at the studio as well as professional advice and guidance from a specialist doctor.
  • Psychological care — free mental health support and various well-being webinars. 
  • Multisport card — gain access to a wide number of sporting and fitness facilities across the city.

Social Activities & Life in the Office

  • Dog-friendly office — dog owner? Bring your pooch with you and look after them while working! There’s always a furry friend or two to meet at the studio.
  • Social events — we host regular gatherings at the studio where we can all unwind, play games, and just have some fun together.
  • Healthy selections — ​​organic fruit, snacks, muesli, organic honey, vegan milk, and speciality coffee are all at your disposal around the studio. Enjoy!
  • Truly international working environment — a chance to meet and work with a diverse selection of people from all around the world.

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