Digital/IT Project Manager

Wilmington, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #55816 |
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The Senior Digital Project Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management and delivery of projects to clients. Candidate must have experience managing custom SDLC projects and experience managing external projects in a consulting environment. Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Creating and executing project work plans
  • Effectively manage changing client needs and requirements throughout the engagement
  • Plan and identify resource needs throughout the project
  • Actively works with the team to manage work assignments and deliverables
  • Reviewing deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
  • Effectively applying methodology and enforcing project standards as the project requires
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and using appropriate quality assurance procedures
  • Minimizes exposure and risk on project

Project Accounting

  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses to clients on a weekly basis
  • Manages project budget
  • Ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization
  • Approves team members' time reports in a conscientious and timely manner

Financial Management

  • Understands basic revenue models, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly
  • Understands pricing model and billing procedures
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization
  • Assures project legal documents are completed and signed

Business Development

  • Identifies "follow-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
  • Assists proposal efforts including completing project scoping and SOW assessments

Communication

  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively
  • Holds regular status meetings with project team
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully

Technical Understanding

  • Possesses general understanding in the areas of software development, CRM, user experience, creative design, and infrastructure architecture
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements

Client Management

  • Manages day-to-day client interaction and sets and manages client expectations
  • Develops lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client loyalty
  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen relationships
  • Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives

Team Development

  • Helps inform team member career development opportunities
  • Conducts effective performance evaluations and mentors those with less experience through formal channels
  • Challenges fellow team members to progress toward their professional development goals

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Computer Science (preferred) or related field

Minimum Requirements

  • 8 or more years of client consulting experience
  • 8 or more years of project management experience
  • Excellent consulting skills and the ability to work effectively with clients and team members
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills between both the customer and all levels within the organization are required
  • Knowledge of sound business practices and a proven track record of exceeding customer expectations and anticipating their needs are also required
  • Must be motivated with a focus on team performance

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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