Project Manager

Professional Services North Logan, Utah


Description

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Work with project stakeholders and cross-functional teams to identify, articulate, and mitigate project issues and risks.
  • Manage multiple project activities at the same time to achieve stated project goals, objectives, budgets, and schedules.
  • Develop key project documentation, including, but not limited to, task orders/work orders, statements of work, requirements and specification documents, comprehensive project management plans and all associated sub-plans, deployment plans, and lessons-learned documents.
  • Proactively manage internal project teams, and when necessary, consultants and/or external vendors.
  • Effectively manage resource allocations, resource scheduling, inter-project and external project dependencies.
  • Implement and execute comprehensive stakeholder management and communication plans.
  • Create and deliver presentations on project goals and plans, including progress reports.
  • Analyze and effectively report on project metrics – e.g., ETC, EV, profitability, project progress, issues, and risks.
  • Perform other Project Management related duties as requested to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Contributes to account management initiatives, including partner relationship development and cultivating new opportunities for deployed services.
  • Other responsibilities assigned by the manager.
  • Function as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert for specific state partners.
  • Build and maintain strong partner relationships through frequent, timely communication and proactive outreach.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and transparent manner.
  • Ensure that all deliverables are of high quality and delivered on time.
  • Work with leadership to problem-solve and troubleshoot issues or concerns.
  • Communicate clearly and often with partners and internal stakeholders.
  • Proactively look for opportunities to implement new services for existing and new clients.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of Project Management experience leading project teams, as a member of an IT Project Management Office (PMO), or as an individual contributor within an IT department.
  • Diverse and wide-ranging IT and project management experience.
  • Demonstrable history of implementing project management best practices leveraging multiple methodologies.
  • Experience with E-Commerce projects, specifically online payment engines and/or credit card transactions.
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master or similar project management certification.
  • Positive Attitude – Displays enthusiasm for the industry.
  • Self-aware - Understanding of personal abilities and honest assessment of areas requiring growth.  Solicits feedback and listens to others- acknowledges opportunity to improve.  
  • Reliability – Committed, punctual, accountable.
  • Professionalism - Ability to ethically communicate effectively in writing and verbally.  Soft skills to represent the organization clearly and accurately.
  • Initiative - Ambition and self-motivation to keep learning and improving themselves and others.  Takes advantage of opportunities for more responsibility.  Focus on career development of self and others.  Dedication to the PMO efforts and strategic plans of the business. Seeks continual improvement.
  • Respect – Set clear expectations for self and others.  Exhibits active listening skills and solicits/considers views of others when making decisions.
  • Integrity – Honesty, trustworthiness, forthrightness, accountability.
   Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Engineering, Computer Science, or other related scientific, technical, or business discipline.
  • Willingness to obtain PMP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master or similar project management certification within 180 days.
  • Experience performing risk and issue management including strategies related to identifying risks, tracking, and mitigating risks.
  • Hands-on experience using PM Tools to manage project execution (i.e. JIRA, Smartsheet, Salesforce, etc.)
  • Demonstrated effective group facilitation skills.
  • Ability to identify and understand complex problems/issues and develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced, technical environment.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.