Project Manager


Highway is a fintech company focused on building banking products. We have a highly motivated and skilled team with an excellent track record in finance and technology. By using the best technology around and our expertise in finance and banking we have built BaaS solutions, that allow our customers to embed financial services into their products.

As a Project Manager, you should be able to work well with internal teams. Ensure requirements are fully understood and that implementation plans match expectations.


Job Responsibilities



  • Guide and coach the Scrum team and organize the use of Agile/Scrum practices and values; supports and educate the Product Owner, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog;

  • Follow up on the progress of the work (team/project/production support), provide guidance on project initiatives, and communicate statuses to project stakeholders on a regular basis, ensuring adequate communication between project collaborators;

  • Assist product owners and team leads in managing and maintaining product, sprint, and issue backlogs;

  • Facilitate Agile rituals efficiently and strictly;

  • Ensure the quality of communications (frequency, an adaptation based on the context and

    product, etc.);

  • Regular reporting on the status of his / her projects. Escalate risks and scope projects

    when needed;

  • Carry out proactive follow-ups with clients and on mandates with the customers;

  • Take part in the implementation of appropriate methodologies for effective project

    management that meets quality standards and deadlines;

  • Define and apply best management methods and practices and take part in their

    development and implementation;

  • Along with managers, determine the resources required by teams (availability, skills) and

    ensure knowledge transfer;

  • Understand the workflow processes and the inter- and intra-departmental relations and  collaborate with in-house partner services to orchestrate and facilitate the implementation of optimal solutions and/or improvement projects and workshops;

  • Ensure and/or define the process and system quality improvement by implementing the best

    practices and/or relevant techniques;

  • Close projects (report, post-mortem, etc.);

  • Carry out all other related tasks.


Required Qualifications


  • Excellent management and leadership skills

  • Good team coaching skills

  • Good skills and knowledge of prioritization, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict the resolution, continual improvement, increasing transparency

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to persuasively advocate agendas to staff, managerial, and executive stakeholders, effective communicator and moderator in distributed cross-functional teams

  • Exceptional team-building skills

  • Ability to analyze data and reports to identify issues and develop recommended courses of action in a proactive fashion

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills to help influence and work with others collaboratively and constructively

  • Self-motivated problem-solver

  • Strong personal time-management skills and attention to detail; capable of detecting hidden problems and prioritizing, tracking, and managing to resolve multiple issues

  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of managing increasingly complex projects throughout the tenure

  • Solid, practical knowledge of Agile frameworks (Scrum or Kanban) and Agile practices (cross-functional team dynamics, product and sprint backlogs, continuous integration, iterative and incremental development, scrum events, self-organizing teams)

  • Understanding of waterfall project management practices

  • Command of information technology foundations (e.g. software development, software automation, application architecture, hardware/infrastructure, authentication/authorization)

  • Solid knowledge of common project management and collaboration 

  • Demonstrated understanding of budgeting, scheduling, and change management processes within Agile


What Benefits You Get


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Salary Review
  • Medical insurance
  • Gym membership
  • Day offs
  • Incremental day off (+1 day per year)
  • Flexible/remote working schedule
  • Free online courses
  • Individual education program
  • Team Building and corporate activities
  • Cool environment
  • Coffee, tea, and sweets in the office
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