We're looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

This role requires you to be able to manage and coordinate various web-based Sitecore Content Management Systems (CMS) and deliver quality software solutions through the development and project lifecycle from initiation to closure.

You will also be expected to work as part of a Global team.

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

An attractive remuneration package is provided, for the right candidate.

our culture

Sagittarius Digital Engineering is an award-winning digital technology and solutions company that specialises in delivering the latest and most innovative technology to clients globally.  

Founded in the 1970’s, Sagittarius is home to variety of talented experts across 5 locations including the UK, Europe, Middle East and Sri Lanka, with plans to continue expanding, which will enable us to support more international brands. Sagittarius is a Gold Sitecore Solutions and Microsoft Cloud Service Partner; giving us access to unparalleled knowledge, technology and opportunities for innovation. The team are often involved with innovative events such as technical user groups and hack days.

We are very proud of our defined culture and core values which, along with our ergonomically designed office, contribute to a more creative and collaborative working environment. Sagittarius employs a highly qualified and experienced leadership and engineering team which enables us to support the personal development of all members of staff to ensure they have well-defined career paths and the necessary mentoring for them to succeed.

Sagittarius is currently recruiting for exceptional talent, if you would like the opportunity to be a part of an innovative, forward-looking and creative digital team this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

key responsibilities and accountabilities 

As a Senior Project Manager / Digital Project Manager, your role will be to manage and coordinate various web-based Sitecore Content Management Systems (CMS) and deliver quality software solutions through out the development and project lifecycle from initiation to closure. Other responsibilities include:

  • Plan and execute delivery of all projects assigned to your project team within the required project constraints (Scope, Cost & Schedule).
  • Manage development teams’ outputs and client expectations and ensure the right solutions are being built as per the agreed requirements.
  • Create detailed project management and project schedule plan and help ensure web-based software projects are delivered as planned.
  • Support in defining user stories, user journeys and acceptance criteria and manage communication and escalation effectively.
  • Work with other cross functional teams, clients, senior management and internal department heads on various dependencies and provide day-to-day direction to the project team.
  • Ensure timely internal and client communications on progress updates, dependencies, constraints, risk, and issues and etc.
  • Define scope, schedule plan, resourcing requirements, project objectives, project deliverables and key target milestones.
  • Establish clear and concise governance and escalation plans and process in place.

experience, skills/qualifications 

  • 10+ years of hands on experience in the software services industry with at least 5 plus years as a digital Project Manager in software services industry.
  • Must have solid understanding of modern software development best practices, SDLC to be able to effectively communicate with development team and technically savvy clients.
  • Must have worked in Agile/Scrum/Kanban project methodologies and an understanding of other project delivery methodologies such as waterfall/RUP.
  • Strong attention to detail and uncompromising attitude to quality and time management.
  • Must be fluent in English and ability to effectively communicate to teams and clients globally across multicultural environments.
  • Have excellent documentation skills and ability to create various sorts of project management, business analysis and technical documentation.
  • A degree in Software Engineering/IT/Computer science or equivalent.
  • Proficiency on using various PM tools such as Jira, Confluence, Smart Sheets, MS Project, Tempo.
  • Having previous experience in Sitecore CMS, & Umbraco CMS will be an added advantage.
  • Having an industry recognized PM certification such as PMP or PRINCE 2 will be an added advantage.
  • Having an industry recognized agile certification such as certified scrum master (CSM) and CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner) will be highly desirable.

If your are interested in applying for this role, please complete the below form including a detailed cover letter, your CV and your current and expected remuneration. To find out more about Sagittarius and the benefits of work with us, visit our benefits page.

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