Project Manager I

Technology Boca Raton, Florida


Description

Position at Homes.com

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:

The Project manager must have strong leadership presence with client counterparts and project teams. Is accountable for all of the interdependent elements of enterprise projects, for meeting contractual milestones and client expectations, and for producing high quality results. Will build relationships with counterparts on the client execution team, provides leadership to team members, is proactive in managing issues and risks, removes tactical barriers to success, is a focal point for communication on project status, works to create reusable assets (e.g. expertise, tools, frameworks and project process), and maintains a positive working environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares and delivers integrated schedules and development plans for enterprise projects; responsible for definition, articulation, and coordination of all cross-team deliverables.
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Manages the day-to-day operational aspects of enterprise projects
  • Responsible for all project communication, including project status reporting and organizing project meetings and documents discussion and action items
  • Effectively applies Homes Media Solutions best practices project management methodology and enforces project standards
  • Identifies resources needed and works with Functional Managers to assign tasks and responsibilities
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Direct Client contact for project-level communications
  • Identifies cross-team resource needs and works with functional managers to staff project appropriately
  • Solicits input from client in defining project procedures and metrics: status reporting procedures; change control procedures; issue escalation procedures; risk management plan; project success criteria
  • Authors and obtains client sign-off on certain contractual or requirements documents
  • Determines appropriate structure for project collaboration with client and populates with core, project-level documents
  • Effectively manages client expectations and engages in forward project planning
  • Proactive change management (including ensuring accessible and organized written records)
  • Ensures all project deliverables are complete, professional, and accurate
  • Manages the development of projects, implementation, and evaluation of projects in order to ensure completion of project as efficiently and effectively as possible within stated timeframes and budget
  • Other duties determined by manager

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-4 years project management experience in a client service environment
  • Proficiency in formal project management methods, including internal documentation and external communications
  • Exceptional written skills including ability to author client communications, expository project documents
  • Proficiency in presentation skills
  • Experience managing cross-functional project teams simultaneously under tight deadlines
  • Positive, results oriented attitude and effective listening skills
  • Impeccable attendance and punctuality
  • Self motivated, self-starting and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize accordingly
  • Positive, team building attitude
  • Knowledge of web application development and Real Estate Industry helpful
  • PMI certification or other formal project management training/coursework a plus
  • Strong proficiency of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc) desired

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree or High School Diploma with 2-4 years Real Estate and Technology experience