Project Manager IT

El Segundo, CA | Freelance | Job ID #65742 |
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IT Project Manager needed for an exciting opportunity with some occasional onsite in the El Segundo Cali area. We're looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 

Requirements

  • Ability to work and interact with a globally distributed team that requires flexible working hours to adjust to core team schedule/timezones
  • Successful track record working with business and technology teams to define, develop, test, and launch new products and new programs (must be able to present specific examples where your role required the ability to work between technical and management teams)
  • Experience authoring business and technical requirements and specifications (i.e., data dictionary, process flows, architectural diagrams, etc.)
  • Sales forecasting related experience, including SOX compliance background, CIPP/CIPM, or equivalent certifications preferred
  • Innate capability to create order out of chaos
  • Anaplan technology preferred
  • Background with Sales forecasting or related Financial systems is required
  • Background in working with sales and financial organizations is a plus
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and generate creative solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both business people and software engineers
  • Ability to create high-quality presentations that provide executive leadership with updates
  • Ability to formulate Issues/Options/Solutions documents to present key decision points
  • Ability to collect and unify various workstream plans into a single/cohesive project plan
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, multi-task, fluid environment capable of reacting instantly to changes in a competitive business environment
  • Ability to plan, organize and proctor efficient meetings through preparation, stakeholder buy-in, and guide a group towards agreed-upon objectives
  • Experience in managing complex programs with multi-year budgets $3-10M+
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree is required
  • PMP and Agile Certification are preferred
  • 10 years + project management experience in Tech required
  • If in LA, in person 3X’s per week in El Segundo Office
  • Otherwise, Remote candidates are ok
  • Enterprise Collaboration / Partnership with EU time zone stakeholder – that’s required



Responsibilities

  • Primarily responsible for larger projects, or groups of smaller projects as part of a larger program
  • Responsible for scope control with stakeholders, task execution with the development team, and relevant upward communication to managers
  • Helps define process improvements and feedback for large, multi-part projects that need creative project management strategies required for timely execution
  • Identifies and gathers assets required for the development of each project
  • Provide necessary feedback to project stakeholders (e.g., specification feedback, issue escalation to managers, or scope changes/clarifications to project resources)
  • Manage handoffs at each stage in the project life cycle according to guidelines specified in the department’s development policies
  • Provide real-time updates of relevant project information in the project information database

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

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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