Project Manager

  • Paysafe
  • Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Finance Risk

Job Description



Paysafe was created in November 2015 as a result of the Optimal Payments’ acquisition of Skrill Group earlier that year. Paysafe Group plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE 250, with a ticker symbol of PAYS. 


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Paysafe is currently seeking a Project Manager who is highly motivated, flexible and experienced in IT development projects. The role requires a person comfortable working within a complex stakeholder environment, engaging with different areas of the business ranging from product, technology, infrastructure, operations, finance, sales teams, etc.  The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all activities assigned to the team are performed in a timely manner, while maintaining the highest quality of performance. This role is execution focused, and will play a key part in driving project teams in a matrix environment. The successful candidate will be an expert in project management and SDLC methodologies who applies this expertise to daily practice and leads by example.


Key responsibilities

  • Identifying and tracking requirements while gathering and documenting project risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies
  • Conducting Business Analysis to understand business processes required to ensure end-to-end delivery of intended project results
  • Leading the identification of critical dependencies and risks likely to impact cost, time, and quality, early in the project life cycle
  • Mitigating risks and issues as they occur, escalating any issues as appropriate and owning them through to resolution
  • Liaising between Product Management, Development Management, and business stakeholders to foster quality communications
  • Working closely with Programme Managers, Subject Matter Experts, Product Managers and key stakeholders to define project scope and requirements in terms of features and capabilities
  • Supporting both agile processes and waterfall methodologies within a matrix organization
  • Creating and maintaining all project documentation and project plans
  • Tracking and reporting project progress to stakeholders with a focus on budget, scope, resources, and schedule transparency


Mandatory Skills/Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in managing or performing IT development projects using an Agile/Scrum/Waterfall approach
  • Working knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Familiar working in a Matrix organization working with scrum teams, executive management, IT, etc.
  • Ability to identify, track and manage risk
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with excellent communication (written and verbal), time management, project planning, people and team building skills
  • Experience in developing and executing plans, meeting deadlines and operating under tight time constraints
  • Ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts, and contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas
  • Conflict resolution to understand various obstacles and applying negotiation skills to find optimal solutions


Desired skills/qualifications

  • Experience in the payment and finance industry and the relations between credit underwriting, risk, ISO’s, channels, partners, etc.
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to bridge gaps with high-level stakeholders
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE 2, or other Project Management qualification would be considered an advantage
  • Experience with Confluence, JIRA and JIRA Agile
  • Working knowledge of IT systems, Information Security, and applications.
  • Experience working with distributed teams across different locations and time zones in a culturally diverse environment