Senior Project Manager

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


Location: (Greater Philadelphia, PA)

Have you been looking for a position that provides direction but enables autonomy? If so, you have come to the right place! Odessa is as agile as a start-up but has 22 years of maturity under its belt, with the nation's fastest-growing leasing ERP system - The Odessa Platform.

The Senior Project Manager plays an integral role in planning and executing all project-related activities, such as delegating tasks, planning project timelines, and establishing key milestones. You’ll represent the Odessa Team, in this client-facing opportunity, to lead the project life cycle, identify and navigate challenges, and ensure successful implementation of the Odessa Platform. As a strategic player on the Odessa team, you’ll have the opportunity to put your skills and expertise to the test, by leading complex, multi-year, global projects.


Core Responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for managing all project aspects from Planning to Go Live for multiple medium to large, multi-year (ranging from 8 months up to 4 years) product software implementations 
  • Monitor and report project status and other performance measurements weekly to key customer 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 customer 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant major
  • 10+ years of hands-on Project Management experience in vendor, agency, consulting, or related position/s
  • 7+ years’ experience managing software implementation projects for external customers lasting 2 - 4 years
  • Ability to actively plan and manage large project budgets
  • Track record of creating and then directly executing long, detailed project plans
  • Familiarity working with multi-national customers or stakeholders
  • Experience with vendor-side ERP software implementations
  • Understanding of entire software development lifecycle (SDLC) for each customer installation and the associated complexities and dependencies, including data migration, system integrations, and user testing
  • Experience in Iterative Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Ability to identify resource requirements and manage team schedules across multiple projects in different phases of execution
  • Ability to travel at key points throughout the implementation process, including possible international locations
  • Familiarity working with remote teams, team members, and customers


  • 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


At Odessa, we’re committed to bringing innovation, creativity and customer-centricity to enterprise applications for the leasing industry. Since 1998, we’ve been working hard to push the established technology norms and are serious about what we do. But we also like to have fun – in fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day. One of our core values is ‘enjoyment'.