IT Project Manager

To strengthen our IT & R&D team, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager to help structure, organize and coordinate. You will join a fast-paced team driving in an international environment. The position of Project Manager is a full-time and permanent position based in our city center office in Manchester, UK.

As Project Manager you will:

  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and Tech Lead about the feasibility of ideas and advice on technical solutions / limitations
  • Define the short to mid-term product roadmap in terms of IT development, plan activities
  • Understand stakeholders’ requirements and translate them to technical specifications
  • Estimate the development time and ensure the efficiency of the development phases
  • Track and report progress to the Product Owner and to the IT manager
  • Team management (talk to developers, plan and assign tasks, analyse the work done, etc)


  • Bachelor degree in computer science, a Master is an advantage
  • At least 5 years of experience in software projects leading
  • Solid IT skills and solid understanding of digital products
  • Robust experience in software development process methodology
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Detail oriented with the capacity to see the big picture
  • Able to think outside the box to identify and solve problems whilst developing creative and innovative solutions

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your application.  


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Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.