Senior Project Manager

Boston, MA | Freelance | Job ID #64561 |
Posted Last Week
 

We are seeking a Project Manager to join our client Remotely for a Contract-to-PERM hire engagement. This position will be working EST hours and will require occasional travel onsite in the Boston general area. We're looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 

Responsibilities

 

  • Establish trusted internal and client relationships, providing guidance and direction to the internal and client project team members from project initiation through completion.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for projects for both the internal team and the client, leading the organization of information/documentation and communication to allow the team to focus on project activities.
  • Guide the selection of a project management methodology that best suits the project’s needs; managing the process throughout the project, including refinements based on observations and feedback.
  • Support requirements definition and management, facilitating input and approval from stakeholders and SMEs.
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders and product owners to create and manage product road maps, including prioritization
  • Expertly manage all aspects of the project, including the project plan, road map, risks, activity planning, budget, and resources.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings/scrum ceremonies, including stand-ups, demos, backlog grooming, and sprint planning.
  • Report on status, including progress and risks
  • Ability to present and communicate effectively with senior internal and client stakeholders
  • Accountable for tracking critical financial information and overall project health, raising budget risks and potential solutions both internally and to the client.
  • An important part of the account management team that works to improve profitability and revenue growth, including identifying opportunities to grow existing business
  • Control and monitor project financials and put corrective actions in place to realign, if necessary.
  • Assist in new business opportunities such as proposal development, estimation, and planning
  • Participate in the development and growth of the project management capability
  • Demonstrate the value project management adds to our engagements

Skills:

  • Experience in digital project management, program management, and/or product design and development
  • Understanding of design techniques and frameworks as well as technical development/deployment processes
  • Ability to articulate the software development lifecycle and how you have managed projects throughout or in a particular phase
  • Ability to be the “calm in the storm” to guide internal and client teams through the ups & downs of projects
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, especially in situations involving consensus and team-building with solid problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with Atlassian Products (Jira, Confluence, Trello, or similar project management tools)
  • Experience working with Mavenlink is a plus
  • Scrum Master certification a plus

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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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.