Business Project Manager

Project Management Los Angeles, California


Description

Position at J2 Cloud Services

Who We Are

Success starts with having the right people. At J2, we value and mentor each member of our growing team. We seek out talented, goal-oriented professionals who thrive in a flexible but challenging work environment. We promote an entrepreneurial, friendly culture that applauds innovation and results while embracing change and independence. Our employees are intensely driven and constantly encouraged to reach higher and use creativity to achieve success through high levels of collaboration. We are proud to offer a unique blend of the innovation of a start-up with the history, stability, and benefits of an established corporation.  

As a leading services provider, J2 lifts the burden of paperwork transport and empowers our customers from around the world to focus on what is important to their business. Our global solutions deliver secure content quickly and efficiently to thousands of individual and professional  consumers around the world. It's an amazing time to join the J2 Fax Division family as we shape the future of secure documentation platform agnostic of entry and delivery points. J2 is the perfect place for talented and highly motivated individuals looking to join a very dynamic, global company to get things done!  

Top Reasons to Join Us  

  • Revolutionizing the cloud faxing industry in a dynamic, fast-growing, yet mature, company  
  • Be a part of maturing a PMO, give input to our Agile implementation practices  
  • Make the most of a truly collaborative environment with supportive leadership  
  • Collaborate with talented and passionate team members  
  • Enjoy fun office environments in the heart of Hollywood  

 

Who You Are  

You are an enthusiastic, talented and resourceful Project Manager with the relevant skills & some IT experience. Someone who isn’t afraid of a good challenge and believes project managers are the leaders of their teams, the client advocate, and ambassador for J2 Fax Engineering. You believe in the power of data to look for project trends in order to further improvements and isn’t afraid to voice your opinion.  

Our ideal candidate is a project management guru with Agile experience. Someone who believes in the philosophy project managers are the leaders of the project and not coordinators. You see the big picture, you proactively recognize what it takes to achieve it, and you drive results. While you know all of the methodologies, tools and tricks of the trade, you know that reaching the right outcomes is far more important than your obsession with process and status reports. Your role is to keep things moving, avoiding bureaucracy and bottlenecks. You know how to build relationships in and out of the organization and know how to navigate within the organization in order to get the job done. People love working with you because you care, you are passionate, and you engage all the right players and you know how to get stuff done along the path of least resistance.  

 

What You’ll Do

Reporting to the J2 Head of Project Management (fax division), you will be instrumental in turning our complex projects with other departments and outside clients into a success focusing on efficiency and pace, while being attentive to creating a collaborative, motivated project environment.  

 

Responsibilities  

  • Responsible for the project ETE lifecycle, you will be responsible for defining the roadmap and owning the project delivery for multiple projects with teams mainly locally and possibly overseas.  
  • Working with internal and external clients, product and engineering, create a solid project plan from kick-off through completion.  
  • Keep all stakeholders from project team to executives up to date on project status and potential issues.  
  • Strong understanding of how to translate requirements into actionable items.  
  • Deep fluency with spreadsheet and presentation tools.  
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders across teams to educate, influence, and execute.  
  • Resolve project, design, or resource issues before they cause schedule delays.  
  • Coordinate or orchestrate with other project teams for cross-team dependencies​.  
  • Using data, you are savvy with excel to identify trends and patterns for continuous process improvements.  
  • Help build out Project Management organization by contributing to efficient process creation and best practices documentation.  

 

What you’ll need

  • Positive attitude, high energy, attention to detail and ability to drive projects.  
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a project manager role, or equivalent experience leading teams to project completion.  
  • Understanding of project processes (scheduling, documentation, risk analysis, and contingency planning).
  • A great communicator, boiling complex concepts down into clear, actionable plan.  
  • Willingness to dive in and research a project or problem from multiple points-of-view, drive consensus to supported conclusions, and lay out a clear go forward game plan.  
  • Strong ability to use/manage project management tracking/reporting tools  
  • Strong attention to detail, follow-through, and organizational skills.  
  • Highly analytical, logical, and good problem solving skills.  
  • Ability to communicate and build appropriate relationships with all levels in the organization.  
  • Understanding of the development process, including development, testing, and deployment, as well as work breakdown, dependencies, responsibilities (full SDLC) is a plus.  
  • Experience in AGILE/SCRUM methodologies is a plus.  

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