Senior IT Project Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

We're Hiflylabs, a vibrant team of 200 data and tech enthusiasts based in Budapest. From data engineering to data science, artificial intelligence and application development, we work on a wide range of projects around the world.

Over a Decade of Mastery:

For twelve years, Hiflyers have been reshaping industries through Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, and Data Analytics. From consulting to operations, we offer tailored, hands-on solutions to complex business problems, helping our clients grow.

Our Commitment:

At Hiflylabs, we're not just about projects; we're about people. We believe that our people are our most valuable assets, and we are committed to nurturing their personal and professional development through our unique mentoring system.

Check out our Website, LinkedIn page and YouTube channel to get an insight into who we are and how we work!

Job Description


  • Manage assigned projects (both software/products and/or infrastructure projects) and the production of relevant project deliverables and artifacts
  • Identify project risks and issues, escalating where appropriate, in a timely manner
  • Manage the expectations and satisfaction of the stakeholders
  • Implement effective change control by ensuring project change impacts are assessed and communicated so all parties are aligned
  • Ensure project resources and budgets are tracked and kept up to date
  • Develop and distribute timely status reporting with key metrics to appropriate stakeholders
  • Follow and align with the organisation’s processes, governance framework and best practice
  • Own and engage in all stages of the agile development process – planning, stand-up, show-and-tell and retrospective ceremonies
  • Work closely with the product owners to ensure the backlog is sufficiently prioritised for the next iteration
  • Manage, coach and motivate the project team
  • Communicate with openness, honesty and respect in all situations and be adept at conflict resolution and direction setting



  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in the area of IT Advisory projects as subject matter expert and/or project manager,
  • Deep understanding of the business model of at least two industries: banking, telecommunication, energy, insurance, production, retail,
  • Deep understanding of current digital transformation, IT delivery, and complex project/program methodology trends,
  • Capability of intervening, if needed, in larger projects, even correcting the work of subject matter experts,
  • Strong people management skills with a proven track record as a leader,
  • Very good presentation skills,
  • Strong English skills (both written and verbal) and Hungarian native language knowledge is a must,
  • Capability of creating concepts, methods for non-predictable situations and engagements is an advantage, however not required.


  • Proven track record managing IT engagements (projects) in major of the following areas: system implementation (ERP, CRM, BI, core banking, BSS/OSS), IT organizational and operating model, technical subject matter projects (ie. architecture related),
  • Experience in working with C level executives,
  • IT advisory / Business consulting experience (Big4 or top-tier consultants) or large company CxO level support background
  • Experience in consulting related sales processes,
  • Experience in working with public sector companies is an advantage
  • Knowledge of data management methodologies and/or tools
  • Understanding of data analysis methods, technologies, and their application possibilities (Big Data tools, Machine Learning, data management tools, etc.)

Additional Information

“Data-driven digitalization, human-centered culture”

At Hiflylabs, we strive to create a work environment that is both challenging and supportive, allowing our employees to grow and excel with our company. We believe that our people are our most valuable assets, and we are committed to invest in their personal and professional development through our mentoring system.


  • International projects, diverse challenges – Through Hiflylabs’ global nature you can work with clients and partners from all over the world. Are you ready for projects in New York, the Netherlands, Sweden, or Scotland?

  • Advanced technologies - While immersing yourself in mind-blowing projects and tasks, you’ll discover cutting-edge tools & technologies.

  • Empowerment - Trust is a cornerstone of our culture. We'll hold your hand if you need it, but give you space if you’d like to push your limits. Don't lose sight of the goal, the rest is up to you. 

  • Flexible ways of working – We love our location on Bartók Béla Road which is not only an office but also a community space. However, we respect our people to do their work when and how it works best. 

  • Balanced life - We love what we do and aim to work together with others who do their work with love. At the same time, we highly value fresh minds, for which we think a healthy work/life balance is essential! Forget about pointless meetings and unnecessary administration.

  • Mentoring from your first day – Continuous support is not just a set of fancy words we throw around here; your mentor follows you throughout your career path.

  • Learning & Development opportunities - If you want to keep learning and improving, we are on to a great track! We look forward to helping you unlock your potential.

  • Supportive corporate culture - In addition to our professional success, we are proud of the social cohesion that is based on comradery, mutual support, and respect and is constantly nurtured in the company.

  • Lots of fun – The Hiflylabs’ community is made up of more than 180+ open-minded people from different backgrounds but with shared values. We have a lot of fun together, we’ve already booked your place for the next wine tasting, FIFA & foosball tournament.

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