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IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager Sofia, Bulgaria

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health.You will be joining a trulycollaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of deliveringlife-saving therapies to patients.
Manages technology implementation projects from initiation through deployment in a fast-paced environment. Negotiates priorities, coordinates assignments, monitors status, and provides periodic reporting to stakeholders. Identifies and resolves roadblocks. Chases down information and documentation needed by the technical staff to complete projects on schedule and with budget.

This role is about project management, including project estimation, scheduling, resource allocation, adjusting priorities and managing backlog to the bottom line. It requires excellent communication, organization and follow-up. The right candidate will be adept at building relationships with business stakeholders and technical personnel alike.

We need someone who can work well with rapid development cycles and who has a natural ability to find paths to get prioritized enhancements to customers quickly through design creativity, iterative release planning and problem-solving. Above all, the Technology Project Manager must take personal responsibility for quality execution. This means being decisive enough to sound the alarm about potential issues, thorough enough to personally evaluate user experience, and dedicated enough to step in wherever help is needed to bring projects in on time.

The position requires a full understanding of all phases of SDLC. We will look for this person to gain a deep understanding of our business, its challenges and opportunities.

We need someone who will bring a high level of energy and a positive attitude to work every single day. This position is best suited for someone who can achieve results in a collaborative atmosphere, providing vision and drive but also recognizing value and intelligence in the contributions of others.

Job Qualification:


Experience working as a Project Manager in a software development environment.

Proficiency with MS Project or a competing product.

Strong technical background.

Experience evaluating and objectively prioritizing business value.

Experience evaluating ideas against total product portfolio and strategy.

Experience assuming personal responsibility for project delivery.

Experience working in an agile environment a plus.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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