The Opportunity

Building on an impeccable track record, Star has become the de-facto partner for start-ups and corporate innovation labs in the world’s tech hubs. Turning great ideas into successful, mass-impact products takes a special kind of professional. We hire top 5% caliber talent who are capable of handling complex user experiences, design, and the technical challenges inherent in new product development. What we offer to our crew is keen attention to their long-term career progression through careful career planning, line management, mentorship, and coaching.

We’re looking for a proactive and result-oriented Project Manager who will take on a leading role in challenging and inspiring our prospective clients, while positioning Star to be their technology innovation partner. This role will be a key contributor to driving sales and strategic growth at Star, and to helping our customers envision and deliver groundbreaking product and service experiences.

The Person

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Project Management experience, ideally Web and Mobile projects
  • Experience in agile development methodologies
  • Leadership, team motivation, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to guide others through complexity, ambiguity, and uncertainty
  • Consulting skills, the ability to elaborate on ideas and explain technical concepts in a simple way, and convey a technical vision to business people
  • Experience in fixed-price project management techniques and practices is highly desirable
  • Upper-intermediate or advanced written and spoken English skills
  • International expertise and perspective
  • Technical background (QA or SW developer) is highly desirable
  • Open minded, and ready to work with international team

Educational requirements:

  • MS/BS degree in Computing Sciences or equivalent is preferred. Leeway will be given to candidates who do not have the relevant degrees, but who can demonstrate equivalent work experience

Responsibilities

  • Pre-sale negotiations and product elaborations
  • Full-cycle project management – from business idea to successful delivery

As part of above:

  • Set correct customer expectations, hold internal contributors accountable for their deadlines and deliverables; proactively follow up with process participants
  • Ensure the quality of process and deliverables
  • Remove process bottlenecks. Escalate and resolve issues