||This Project Manager will be a member or a team consisting of BA, Developers, and QA) based on clients. Will work with 3-5 clients on to customize / modify service & presentation layers of current platform to meet client needs. This team needs a Sr. PM with strong technical knowledge. Project Manager with custom or application development project experience would be ideal. Agile methodology or Scrum style is high preferred. Needs to have ability to develop a strong schedule, manage resources, manage budgets, and ensure tasks stay within expected cost. Assist in business requirements gathering, driving resolution of issues, escalate issues, and collaborate with all members of a project team, including Sr. IT Director, developers, testers, and business associates.
Responsible for successful implementation of operational, technical and client projects from initiation to closing. They are expected to utilize their knowledge and training to determine the degree to which steps of the process apply for each unique project. They are expected to have strong organizational and coordination skills, have solid project management experience, and the ability to multitask. An ideal candidate for this position possesses strong communication skills, strong organization skills, considers others viewpoints, follows through, willingness to change and adapt.
Ensure that appropriate resources are assigned to work all project activities and the team establishes needed guidelines to run effective meetings and build a strong team relationship.
Utilize project management practices and procedures.
Document, track, and address issues and changes.
Ensure development of all project deliverables in a quality and timely manner; including needed production turnover documentation for on-going operations.
Manage the financial performance of the project by ensuring the project deliverables achieve the most cost effective solution and provides the right level of value for the client.
Monitor progress of all project activities. Communicate project status to sponsors/stakeholders.
Recognize and celebrate team accomplishments as well as escalate issues to Project Sponsor and/or management when appropriate. Identify, evaluate, and document “lessons learned” during the project and establish and share as best practices.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or related discipline with an information technology focus or equivalent experience.
6+ years technology-related project management and/or business experience.
Manage projects through analysis of timeframe requirements, resources needed, procedures to accomplish the project, estimated expense and justification of technology recommendations.
Ability to determine which steps and phases of process apply to each unique project.
Knowledge of project phases and goals accomplished within each phase (including requirements gathering, analysis and design, release and versions control, and deployment management).