new york, NY 10012

Industry: Product Manager Job Number: 4084

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 2-3 years of project management experience managing multiple work streams
  • Project management delivery tools and best practices – PMBOK or ITIL, Microsoft Project/Office/Visio
  • Strong written, oral communications and interpersonal skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating;
  • PMI Certifications or CSM preferred but not required

Roles and Responsibilities:

Project Manager is responsible for managing the life cycle of small to medium size, low risk projects from architectural design to customer acceptance.

• Responsible for the delivery and deployment of the project plan and the detailed Statement of Work (SOW) developed with Sales for the customer, based upon customer requirements and system architecture.

• Responsible for creating goals and milestones within a project to ensure XXXXX commitments to the customer are achieved. As well as be able to manage multiple projects at any given time.

• Build and maintain project plan, including approach, scope, tasks, durations, work effort, dependencies, budget, planning assumptions, risk profile, resource allocation, and deliverable definitions

• Responsible for identifying and managing project risk factors, and anticipating and resolving project issues

• Prepare and maintain clear and concise activity/progress/time recording reports in accordance with XXXXX  standards and submits to customers, management and sales.

• Responsible for communicating project budget and resource allocation to sales, customers and delivery personnel.

• Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the customer and account team.

• Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of the project.

• Assist in developing and recommending best practices and tools for project execution and management.

• Flexible and adaptive conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

• Responsible for managing the scrum process with the coordination of scrum team in Agile methodology.

• Responsible to remove the impediments for the scrum team and be an Agile evangelist within the organization

• Arranged daily stand-up meetings, facilitate meetings, schedule meetings, demo and decision-making processes.

• Support product owner to ensure the product backlogs is in good shape and ready for the next sprint.

• Responsible to organize and conduct retrospective meetings.

• Responsible to organize and facilitate the sprint planning meetings.

• Work with business stakeholders to define roadmaps, project goals, requirements and schedules

• Manage sprint planning and execution, including the management of agile ceremonies (sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, retrospectives, demos and backlog grooming sessions)

• Ensure all work is represented in a sprint, and that it is sized appropriately, with proper issue type, descriptions, dependencies/relationships, acceptance criteria, story points

• Ensure team goals are aligned with business goals and remove any impediments that would prevent the team from achieving sprint goals, by coordinating with stakeholders and all cross functional teams.

• Continually provide a thorough understanding of product requirements to troubleshoot and field questions from internal and external stakeholders

• Communicate project status, project delivery dates and strategic recommendations to project team and business stakeholder on a regular basis

• Conduct post mortem and root cause analysis to help teams continuously improve their practices to ensure maximum productivity

• Strong past success working with internal stakeholders and executives

• Strong Documenting / developing KPI' s, MVP, Metrics, and User Testing fundamentals

• Ability to present project milestones, updates and roadmaps to stakeholders

• On-hands problem solver, not only a task manager

• Travel up to 25% to clients as required

**** offers a competitive compensation package that rewards and recognizes its employees. The benefits package includes:

• Medical
• Life Insurance
• Accidental Death and Dismemberment
• 401K
• Short and Long Term Disability
• Vacation
• Sick
• Personal time
• Company paid holidays

Claire Williams

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