Senior Project Manager - Enterprise Web & Product

New York, NY | Freelance | Job ID #62236 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client based in NYC is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join them for a Contract-to-PERM hire engagement. The Senior Project Managers will interface heavily with senior marketing, technical, and executive management within the client to assure that the solution is understood and addresses the customer’s business requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Senior Project Managers will interface heavily with senior marketing, technical, and executive management within the client to assure that the solution is understood and addresses the customer’s business requirements
  • Accurate financial management of the portfolio of projects to which you are assigned
  • You will also ensure that the challenge and requirements are understood by the team and will participate in the solution developed by the team
  • Responsible for the accurate financial management of the portfolio of projects to which they’re assigned
  • Participate in the business development process and may be a key member of the pre-sales team
  • Senior Project Managers work independently, with minimal input from direct manager needed for job performance
  • Develops and demonstrates an understanding of the client’s business, their needs, expectations, and requirements
  • Collaborates with the project team to identify the approach, deliverables, schedule and tools to deliver the project within established constraints
  • Works with client team as well as any and all members of assigned project team to estimate costs and timing for tasks such as project strategy, functional design, visual design, technology requirements, etc., utilizing established estimating process and tools
  • Coordinates all activities of the project team and ensures that project tasks are completed by: scheduling and facilitating project-related team meetings (i.e. kick-offs, status, internal/client reviews, etc.,), communicating action steps to team, and delivering weekly status reports to project team, the client and management
  • Develops, maintains, reviews and/or disseminates all project documentation including status reports, invoices, change orders, project schedules, budgets, and post mortem reviews Ensures that all project documentation is produced in the standard format, follows internal documentation processes and is reviewed and approved. May also oversee project management team members who are responsible for developing and maintaining project documentation and/or subprojects
  • Manages vendor/third party relationships (i.e. such as photographers, stock photo services, and video production)
  • Defines, manages and controls project scope and the change control process to ensure that projects are completed according to schedule and within budget. May also oversee other project management team members who are responsible for monitoring project scope
  • Responsible for delivering work within sold margins. Also responsible for identifying and communicating issues causing margin changes
  • Responsible for raising and maintaining awareness of all project issues and risks. Senior Project Managers are responsible for identifying and driving solutions agreed upon by the appropriate members of the project team
  • Manages project financial lifecycle, including estimates, revenue forecasts, invoicing, payables, receivables, etc. May also oversee other project management team members who are responsible for updating and maintaining financial documents
  • Is a contributor on the content and presentation of key client deliverables as required to ensure relevancy, strategy, quality and timelines
  • Acts as a client point-of-contact for all day-to-day project related issues

Background:

  • 5+ years of experience managing interactive projects, preferably in a consulting or agency environment
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more of the following: software development life cycles, web technologies, web development processes and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering components, media and advertising projects, digital strategy projects.
  • Advanced understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage multiple project coordinators, leads and/or managers at one time
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate staff/project team, inspire teamwork and take a leadership role
  • Expert Microsoft Project and MS Office skills
  • 5+ years managing Enterprise website redesign projects
  • Strong Scrum
  • Hands-on
  • Agency experience
  • Jira, Confluence
  • Ecommerce is a plus

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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