Project Manager – R&D

Management · Chalandri, Attiki
Department Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

 

About OSeven

At OSeven, we envisage a world with zero traffic accidents, and we are here to make it real, one mile at a time! 

We are a VC backed company, member of the Endeavor global network and we have successfully completed 4 funding rounds until now. Our solution is already implemented in more than 20 countries providing pioneering smartphone telematics and driving behavior analytics, for leading insurance, banking, automotive and fleet companies around the globe. 

We create responsible, safe and eco drivers and raise driving awareness to the society through new proactive and innovative mobility solutions focusing on customer engagement and constant improvement. 

Our world class AI-enabled, Big Data analytics platform, analyzes data collected from different sources (smartphone, OBD, connected cars etc.) which can determine the driving risk and different mobility patterns. Leveraging advanced Machine Learning, we achieve with great accuracy the detection of several risk factors including aggressive braking & acceleration events, speed limit violations and mobile use while driving. 

We also participate in several R&D EU and GR funded projects, partnering with universities, research institutes and companies all over Europe and this is where you will become a valued asset to our team. 

 

Role

We are looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for the inception and delivery of our Research and Development projects, funded by the EU and/or Greek Research Committee (e.g. H2020). Typically, these projects focus on technical innovation in the fields of driving behaviour assessment, eco-driving, mobility, AI/ML algorithms and Big Data. Day-to-day you will interface with our partners to develop timelines, work packages, tasks, and deliverables. At the same time, you will need to work closely with our internal business, financial and development teams to secure and coordinate the necessary resources. Additionally, you may assist our Chief Product Officer with the organization of internal product development procedures related to the product development and support our commercial Projects. 

 

You should be able to: 

    • Lead and execute national and international R&D projects 
    • Develop project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility 
    • Contribute to the development of proposals for new R&D projects 
    • Develop project timelines, dependencies, work packages, project deliverables and other standard project management tools and provide estimation of cost 
    • Ensure resource availability and allocation 
    • Identify risks to the project and define mitigation strategies 
    • Monitor the progress of the project, identify any deviation from the project plan in time and propose mitigation measures 
    • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs 
    • Run business integration activities within the organization and with potential business customers 
    • Coordinate with internal (business, marketing and development team) and external stakeholders 
    • Report and escalate to management as and when needed 
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation 
    • Travel within Europe according to the requirements of the R&D projects (in compliance with the COVID-19 travelling conditions) 

     

     

    Requirements 

     

    Must have skills 

      • University degree in Information Technology, Engineering (e.g. Electrical Engineering, Civil/Transportation Engineering) or related fields 
      • Experience in EU funded R&D projects 
      • At least 2 years of Project Management experience in technology projects / products with proven track record 
      • Exposure to software development processes (as a program or release manager, developer, project manager or product owner) 
      • Excellent knowledge of Project/Product Management Tools and methodologies 
      • Experience in scrum or other agile software development methodology 
      • Strong analytical & organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking ability is highly desirable 
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English 
      • Excellent communication, presentation and reporting skills 
      • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office 

       

      Nice to have skills 

        • Self-motivated, proactive and self-sufficient 
        • Enthusiastic, dynamic, hands-on 
        • Out of the box approach in challenging problems 
        • Able to work in a fun, fast-paced start-up environment 
        • Certification in a project management methodology (PMI/PMP, PRINCE II, Agile, Scrum) 
        • Experience as a Software or QA Engineer 
        • Experience in international projects involving mobile apps / big data / social gamification 


        What we offer

          • Highly competitive salaries reviewed upwards on a regular basis based on your performance and company’s targets/milestones 
          • Flexible working conditions (e.g. Work From Home) 
          • Participation in state-of-the-art projects and tech challenges 
          • Private Health Insurance and Pension Plan 
          • Stock options or bonus scheme subject to seniority level 
          • Internationally recognized and fun team 
          • Personal and professional development amongst industry experts 
          • Work with state-of-the-art technologies 
          • Great workspace in a very good location 
          • Free drinks and team social events 

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          • Location
            Chalandri, Attiki
          • Department
            Management
          • Employment Type
            Full-Time
          • Minimum Experience
            Mid-level