IT Project Manager

Boston, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #62274 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a Global product client based in Boston, MA is seeking an IT Project Manager to join them on a 6+ plus months (plus extension) engagement.


  • We have a new product initiative for which new Digital Marketing capability needs to get put in place. We are looking for help from a project manager for 6-9 months
  • This initiative is one of the most critical upcoming product initiatives in the Grooming business
  • The project manager needs to be hand on, able to lead workshops to define some of the requirements, and drive clarity where the work is not well defined
  • We are looking for someone with strong leadership to move the work forward and put in the digital technologies and processes to drive initiative success
  • Responsible for managing all aspects of planning and delivering diverse simple to medium complexity IT projects
  • Tracks the execution of project deliverables on a daily basis and participates in requirements gathering
  • Establishes scope of work based on client inputs and business needs and is responsible for estimating budget and effort of the project Independently leads mid-sized projects and ensures stakeholder buy-in
  • Establishes and maintains a project communication plan
  • Defines phase deliverables, tracks milestones and incurred expenses versus planned expenses, schedules resources, evaluates risks and highlights dependencies
  • Collects and analyses project metrics.
  • Should be able to navigate and step up in ambiguous situations and manage stakeholder expectations Works with Architects, Designers, Senior Testers and Business Analysts at a technological and functional level, to ensure that the solution meets business needs


  • 3+ years of experience in leadership role in similar industry
  • PMP / Prince 2 certification preferred
  • Digital Marketing Solutions, Consumer Goods industry experience preferred
  • Experience working in the Digital Marketing domain
  • Experience with warranty solutions and processes
  • Experience with consumer data systems and processes
  • AR experience
  • Must have prior experience of working in a leadership role and has managed at least 1 or 2 mid-sized projects (11-30 FTE projects)
  • Has experience working across projects involving multiple process interfaces, multiple functions/sites, and overall medium to high risk
  • Should be aware of basic information security awareness protocols, software security in the SDLC lifecycle, and OWASP top 10 concepts

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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