Project Manager

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Leadership Skills

Lead project planning, execution, and delivery, ensuring that milestones are met on time and within scope.

PM skills

Good experience in both Agile and Waterfall methodology

Flexibility & Autonomy

We believe in autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of fully remote.


We are all equal and we have all the same opportunities. We want our people to be committed and we reward them with benefits and a share scheme.

More details

We are looking for a Project Manager to support our Technical Team to lead robotics and automation projects. The candidate will be responsible for planning, budgeting, executing and delivering of the assigned projects. Constantly in touch with Sales and Technical Division, the perfect candidate has both empathy and critical judgment. 

At YK-Robotics we study, design and develop advanced robotic applications for manufacturing clients currently located in Italy and Spain. As a robotic engineer it is expected for you to work in close collaboration with our project managers in the design and optimization of the processes to be automated, the design and development of the software and the commissioning of the robotic cells at our client locations. All our projects embed our developing platform, based on ROS2, that allows to configure, program and monitor the automated processes rapidly and efficiently. 

In addition, your work as a robotic engineer will allow you to collaborate with the product team to include new marketable innovative functionalities to simplify and optimize the usage of advanced robotic systems (e.g. optimization of trajectory planning, potential-field-based strategies,…). 

Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our business by providing your skills and ideas working with the whole team.

What to expect from our offer: 

  • Flexibility: working hours and location will be decided to best match your needs in coordination with the team you will be part of. We have operative locations at Como and Pontedera in Italy and Barcellona in Spain, we work a lot remotely. 
  • Competitive retribution: all our team members are offered to join a very generous stock option plan in addition to the salary. 

Location: Firenze (HQ), Bologna, Como, Barcellona, Remote

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead project planning, execution, and delivery, ensuring that milestones are met on time and within scope. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements, goals, and success criteria. 
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and develop mitigation strategies. 
  • Facilitate communication between technical teams and stakeholders, providing regular project updates 


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in STEM. 
  • Proven experience in project management, preferably in technology or robotics. 
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities. 
  • Knowledge of project management tools and methodologies. 
  • At least 3-years’ experience in similar roles 
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall methodology 
  • Experience in risk assessment for R&D projects 
  • Experience in budget management 
  • Versatility and Curiosity (open to learn new tools and programming languages) 
  • Passionate about innovation and in bringing automation into SMEs 
  • Great attitude in team-working  
  • Excellent verbal communication skills  
  • Attention to detail 
  • English proficiency, at least B2 

Nice to have

  • MP (Project Management Professional) certification. 
  • Experience in managing hardware-software integrated projects. 
  • Working-in-a-big-firm experience 

What's in it for you?

  • We believe in autonomy, flexible work culture and possibility of fully remote work
  • Career opportunities in a fast-growing company 
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact
  • Our code is stored in Github and we make extensive use of pull requests in order to review each other’s work
  • Work with modern and proven technology in order to creare a brand new technology
  • Great opportunity to learn and expand your skill set
  • An open-minded work environment
  • Become part of the YK-Robotics family
  • YK-Robotics share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Team buildings activities to enjoy ourselves
  • Referral program: bring in valuable people and we’ll be happy to reward you