Technical Project Manager

| Amsterdam, NLD
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Who We Are - About NewGlobe

NewGlobe is working with visionary governments around the world to dramatically improve the quality of basic education. Founded in 2007, we partner with governments to provide integrated school management, teacher professional development, instructional design innovation, technological system support, child-centered classroom practice, and parent engagement -- all grounded in learning science -- to ensure each teacher is empowered to engage children in transformational learning, Our data-driven approach has been validated by a Nobel-winning researcher and recognition by international leaders in Education. We imagine a world where all children can access an education that unlocks their full potential.

We need bright minds who want to be part of building a new globe -- a more equitable globe -- to join us. More information: newglobe.education

Technology Group

Technology plays a critical role enabling us to provide transformative education at massive scale in highly resource constrained environments. This is one of the key elements that gives us the ability to deliver radically impactful programmes, creating brighter futures for a generation of children across the world each day. Technology spans several key functions, including product management, business intelligence, software development and IT operations.Working with us, passionate technologists have a chance to directly change the world.

Software Development Department

The software development department handles all aspects of delivery related to designing, building and maintaining our custom software applications and services - everything that it takes to turn an idea into working software and delivering value to our users. The department is structured into cross-functional, self-organizing teams that work together on projects, short and long, alongside product managers, designers and key business stakeholders.

About the Role

At NewGlobe, our teams are organizing and autonomous cross-functional - meaning that a given software development team is responsible for everything needed to deliver a product, from design through deployment into production. We are actively seeking a talented and experienced Technical Project Manager to empower and evolve cross-team and cross-department collaboration on a wide variety of projects and topics. The new Technical Project Manager will act as a liaison between various stakeholders, ensuring clarity, efficiency and predictability to the projects in their scope.

This role reports to the VP of Software Development, but will also work closely with the IT Operations teams and be an important connector between departments.

What You Will Do 

  • Manage a portfolio of projects throughout their  life cycle, ensuring the teams successfully reach as defined by adherence to standards of scope, budget, and timelines
  • Develop comprehensive project plans that merge stakeholder requirements with company goals and coordinate all project phases from initial development through implementation
  • Monitor project progress continuously and make detailed scheduled reports on measurable items, such as milestones and deliverables
  • Analyze economics of project plans and provide actionable feedback relating to cost benefit and return-on-investment standards
  • Act as a liaison between various stakeholders making sure “everyone speaks the same language” 
  • Update and maintain all technology related documentation, ensuring accurate their accuracy

What You Should Have

  • At least 2 years of experience as in a similar Technical Project Manager role
  • Expertise in IT Project Management
  • Knowledge of various project management and software delivery methodologies 
  • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies and methods
  • Experience working in a high pace,  collaborative environment, promoting a teamwork mentality
  • Experience with risk assessment and management

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to make a difference for children every day at a proven, internationally recognized, mission-driven company.
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangement.
  • Take the lead and help us grow our engineering team
  • The opportunity to work on challenging and innovative projects

Values of Successful Employees at NewGlobe

  • A competitive compensation package 
  • Mission-driven company.
  • Flexible hybrid working arrangement.
  • Take the lead and help us grow our engineering team
  • The opportunity to work on challenging and innovative projects
  • The opportunity to make a difference for children every day at a proven, internationally recognized,

What to Expect from the Interview Process

We are looking for new joiners who are energized by our mission and share our values. 

Detailed doers, creative problem-solvers, relentless advocates,  malleable learners, data-driven decision-makers and curious investigators do well at NewGlobe.

Learn more about our values and how to succeed as a job-seeker at NewGlobe on our LinkedIn page



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NewGlobe operates in the Edtech industry. NewGlobe was founded in 2007. It has 1000 total employees. To see all 22 open jobs at NewGlobe, click here.
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