Senior Project Manager

The world of esports is growing and so are we!

We are looking to expand and hire a “Senior Project Managerwith strong esports, project management experience to join us on shaping the journey of esports. We are interested in people who share our passion for gaming, who bring their unique capability, flair, and desire to the collaboration table. We believe that your attributes can make a difference in shaping our future, make it happen and learn and develop from start to finish.

At ESL FACEIT Group (EFG), we bring moments of magic and provide thrills to hundreds of millions of people, every single day. We pride ourselves having enabled and empowered the global esports industry for more than two decades, aligned with our core mission We create worlds beyond gameplay where players and fans become community.”. Our passion, craft and DNA are aligned to create and shape the world of esports, gaming tournaments, leagues, events and holistic ecosystems through our millions of players, fans, heroes, as well as through our people, and culture. This is one of many reasons why EFG is a magical workplace, where anything is possible, and where you will thrive and experience a game-changing career.

Who should apply?

First and foremost, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive equal opportunity environment for all candidates who should be encouraged and empowered to apply for this position. We have a set of values that we live by and hope you share:

  • Passion most desirable attribute: you are a passionate gamer or love the gaming and esports environment. To be given the opportunity to work with ESL and our flagship products DreamHack Festivals, ESL Pro Tour, Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL Mobile, and many more, is something you want to be associated with as an employer of choice.
  • Impact: As a person, you are one of the ‘go to’ people who enjoy coming up with new ideas and putting it to action. Being strategic and hands-on at the same time comes naturally to you as you thrive in chaos creating calm to others in the storm.
  • Curiosity: You see the big picture and come up with general solutions if you see the need for them.
  • Agility: is one of your core strengths, you enjoy cross collaboration with people across the company, stakeholders, publishers, communicating, explaining, implementing, and improving your ideas towards the gaming community
  • Team Geist: you like to work in a team and help everybody to achieve their goals.

Are you ready for a Game-Changing Career Experience?

  • This is an on-site position with the ideal candidate residing in Stockholm, Sweden

What you’ll do:

As Senior Project Manager you’ll spearhead some of the most strategically important projects at the company, and lead a group of Project Managers set to plan and execute the assigned project. You will be part of our Global Project & Event Operations team which is responsible for creating our esports events around the world and delivering amazing experiences.


The Senior Project Manager takes a holistic approach to the project, and has the ultimate responsibility to deliver world class event experiences, and make sure we meet cost, timescale, and quality parameters in line with overall business objectives, EFG (ESL FACEIT Group) guidelines, and policies.


Contribute in the management of the Project Operations Department

  • Lead Project managers in assigned projects.
  • Develop and implement workflows and streamline assigned projects, including creating processes on how to work with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Large budget responsibility, in charge of creating a structure to manage day-to-day budget operations, as well as closing of the project.
  • Engaging and motivating project teams throughout the entire project life cycle.

Project Managing

  • Be the brain of the project – ensure that the right stakeholders have the right information and resources at the right time in order to work towards a common goal.
  • Create timelines, deliverables, and goals for your project and hold others accountable for their deliverables.
  • Manage project budgets and expenses in real-time.
  • Execute live and remote events both in our studio and at off-site venues.
  • Work with our internal teams on creating scopes of work and project budgets for new projects.
  • Be the main point of contact for client(s) in regard to the execution of a project.

Requirements:

Must Haves:

  • Minimum of +4 years of project or event management experience.
  • Project management experience, planning, initiating, monitoring, and implementing events together with a team.
  • Proven record of large budget responsibility.
  • Able to manage multiple, concurrent projects in a deadline driven, fast-paced environment.
  • Experience managing and interfacing directly with clients.
  • Understanding of and/or background in broadcast and event production (an emphasis in esports live streaming is an additional plus).
  • Ability to travel the world to execute our world class events is an essential key component to this job.

Application information

Do you feel ready for the challenge of working at EFG? Join us for a game-changing career where we will be shaping the journey of esports together with diversity and inclusion. We encourage you to apply by filling in our application form including your earliest starting date and your desired salary.

Please apply by adding the requested documents CV or your cover letter in English language and preferably in PDF format.

Our Recruitment Process – What to expect?

Our recruitment team is committed to carefully reviewing and evaluating your application for this role, we will look at your past studies, work experience, passion, and your personal relationship with games and the relevant fit for the job you applied for.

You can expect to be invited for an interview if successful and email notification feedback if you didn’t qualify at this point of time!

About us:

EFG is the world’s leading esports company. For more than two decades, we have been shaping the industry and leading esports and gaming innovation globally across the most popular video games, creating a comprehensive ecosystem with opportunities for players to go from zero to hero, and for fans to witness the best stories esports has to offer. Our portfolio consists of high-profile products such as the DreamHack Festivals, ESL Pro Tour, Intel® Extreme Masters, ESL Mobile, and many more, ranging from grassroots to global elite competitions. ESL Gaming is part of ESL Faceit Group. More information is available at about.eslgaming.com.

ESL Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. We are creating a world where everybody can be somebody. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.