Sr. Project Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States | Delivery | Full-time

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As a Senior Project Manager, you will be fully accountable for the planning, execution, and completion of all project activities, including the delegation of tasking, planning of the overall timeline and milestones, and delivering a project that is on-time and on-budget. You should have a solid understanding of what needs to get done and the ability to plan for the required resources at the appropriate times over the life of the project.

You’ll be the main point of contact with clients on software implementations of our product. You’ll also be collaborating with Client Delivery Executives and Project Managers from our Bangalore office as well as Business Architects in addition to working alongside other teammates including our Business Analysts, Developers, and QA resources.

Most importantly, you’ll be a key member of the larger organization who will enable you to speak your mind and facilitate your growth and success!

Core Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for managing all project aspects from Planning to Go Live for multiple medium to large product software implementations generally lasting eight (8) to twenty-four (24) months
  • Monitor and report project status and other performance measurements weekly to key client and company stakeholders
  • Prepare management plans and reports; coordinate schedules to facilitate completion of deliverables, presentations, and formal Project Reviews
  • Maintain consistent communication with the client before, during and after each project
  • Responsible for identifying and executing opportunities to generate revenue to meet established revenue targets
  • Perform horizontal integration planning between core products and other functional systems
  • Develop work breakdown structures; prepare charts, graphs, and diagrams to assist in analyzing progress and opportunities
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining PMO best practices, methodologies, templates, processes and policies

Experience, Skills & Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant major
  • 10+ years of experience in agency, consulting or related position/s
  • 7+ years’ experience managing software implementation projects for external facing customers lasting 12-24 months
  • Experience with ERP software implementations
  • Understanding of entire software development lifecycle (SDLC) for each client installation and the associated complexities and dependencies, including data migration, system integrations, and user testing
  • Experience in Iterative Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to travel up to 20-30%
  • Familiarity working with remote teams, team members and clients
  • Ability to identify resource requirements and manage team schedules across multiple projects in different phases of execution
  • Ability to inspire and motivate a team to accomplish goals by encouraging communication, resolving conflict and demonstrating leadership
  • An understanding of and appreciation for agency-format work environments
  • Appreciation for an autonomous yet collaborative work environment

Desired

  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject
  • Familiarity with web technologies (.NET, web services), server and operating environments, database and hardware terminology
  • Basic JIRA Capabilities