Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Full-time  •   Prague
Seniority: Senior  •  Education: Bachelor

IT Project Manager (IT Operations)

What do we do in IT Department?


We are a team of precise and reliable IT specialists who provide the information technology required to fulfil RFE/RL mission. Our main goal is to manage 200+ servers and a wide range of services to deliver desired user experience for 780+ users (1200+ computers) in our headquarters in Prague but from time to time we also help our colleagues in Washington D.C. and other 25 countries. After all, our work is not just about technology - we help people do their jobs.

We are seeking a well-organized IT Project Manager with analytical thinking skills who would help us to manage the IT projects and initiatives we do for the RFE/RL internal customers. You’ll work closely with IT managers and IT teams (User, System, Business Apps and Bureau) and also with other company stakeholders.

What can we offer?


· A unique, multinational employer with a great history and presence in providing accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local languages (www.rferl.org),

· Competitive salary,

· Good benefits package: Vacation - 25 days, Sick Leave (13 workdays of paid sick leave per year), Holidays (a corporate holiday schedule with holidays added to Czech statutory holidays), Multisport card, , Medical Care on Premises, Public Transportation Pass, Meal Allowance, Summer Allowance, Retirement Savings Program, Language Courses, Life Insurance,

· Training and development opportunities – both internal and external,

· Friendly team, positive workplace culture and partner leadership style,

· Permanent employment (after one-year contract).

Responsibilities:


* Project Management (70 %)

· Deliver projects on time and on schedule

· Establish timelines and manage resources

· Coordinate project team members and develop schedules and individual responsibilities

· Identify/assign internal resources and external vendors

· Develop and monitor project budgets for project resources, presentations, and initiatives

· Organize meetings to discuss project goals and progress

· Manage communication process among key stakeholders

* Process Management (30 %)

· Map and analyze processes

· Document process changes/updates

· Support IT team to understand and utilize existing and updated processes

· Work with other stakeholders to coordinate cross-functionally

· Regularly review processes for updates, improvements, and enhancements

· Help ensure adherence to process/policy using reporting and validation

Requirements:


· Information technology or related field BA - Bachelor degree

· Experience in the relevant technical discipline 3-5 years

· Project Management 3-5 years

· Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously

· Analytical Skills - Ability to use a methodical step/by step approach to breaking down complex problems or processes into their constituent parts; to identify cause and effect patterns and analyze problems to arrive at an appropriate solution

· Communication skills; written and verbal

· Knowledge of and ability to utilize formal project management methodologies

· Organization & planning skills at a managerial level

· Presentation skills

· Relevant software knowledge

· Understands and meets customer needs in a helpful way, whether they are internal or external clients

· English language

This is a locally recruited full-time position on a one-year assignment initially, with the possibility of extension for an open-ended contract after one year. The opportunity is open preferably to applicants with the legal right to work in the Czech Republic, who are expected to work in RFE/RL Prague’s office in a hybrid working model of a blend of in-office and remote work in the Czech Republic. 

The level of remuneration will be determined based on the candidate’s seniority level, expectations and the company’s salary ranges. 

Job position benefits

Home office Sick days Contributions to sport, culture or past time activities Courses and training Extra holidays Meal vouchers or meal contributions Flexible working time Notebook Contribution to vacations or recreational activities

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