We are looking for an experienced R&D and Pre-Sales Manager to manage 2-3 small and medium R&D projects as well as to mobilize and lead pre-sales teams facilitating the preparation of proposals to clients. This position involves close cooperation with and direct reporting to the CTO.
PLVision is a software R&D company, specializing in Embedded Systems, Computer Networking, and IoT. We build innovative products for the global networking industry leaders since 2007. Here you can find a professional team, clear communication and comfortable space for implementation of your ideas. Read more and apply now!
Manage 2-3 small projects simultaneously, both internal (e.g. R&D-related projects) and external ones
People management (including involvement in the interviewing and hiring processes)
Mentor team members and support their professional growth, monitor team performance
Mobilize pre-sales team, find an optimal approach to the potential project proposition: consulting, discovery, formal proposal, etc. and find an optimal approach to the business model
Lead pre-sales team and prepare (or facilitate the preparation of) the high-quality proposal based on client needs/company capabilities
Ongoing communication with clients. Understand the client business needs and communicate them to project teams
Collaborate with all internal departments to resolve project internal issues
Control the budget and scope of the project
Identify, analyze, prioritize, mitigate, and communicate project risks
Report project status to clients
3+ years of experience in Project Coordination and Management of small/mid-size project teams (up to 30 people in a couple of independent projects)
Experience as a Scrum master
Hands-on experience in software development
Experience in working with foreign customers in the IT industry
Understanding of the software development life cycle
Ability to elicit and document project requirements
Good planning and organizational skills
Excellent communication, negotiation, and client relationship management skills
Ability to build effective teams, motivate and direct staff
At least Upper-Intermediate level of English
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