Sr. Project Manager in Boston, MA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/22/2019
  • Job ID:
    19-01722

Job Description

Title: Sr. Project Manager
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: 6 months +
Pay Rate: DOE (Depends on Experience)
 
PURPOSE:
  • The Senior Project Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, and tracking of multiple projects
  • These projects may be related and part of a larger program of projects. This role will partner with project and program management, technical product management, architecture, engineering, quality assurance, and the business to provide leadership in delivering innovative digital solutions to our customers.
  • This position will not only focus on the planning, communication and coordination of the project, but also beyond the end date to the transitional and operational elements.
 
ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Chief promise keeper for projects keeping an end to end perspective for the teams, which includes internal and external team dependencies. Ultimately responsible for delivery of projects by driving quarterly commitments to completion on time, on budget, and with quality. Will manage projects directly and drive collaboration for all assigned to this project or related projects—25%
  • Champion agile methodologies throughout the development process and adherence to the SDLC - this includes leading scrum teams, driving all scrum team ceremonies, with a focus on continuous improvement—25%
  • Ensures projects do not start without proper initiation according to the SDLC, including roadmap prioritization, documented charter, iteration 0, and dependency identification. Clearly understand how projects fit into the programs and platform they are a part of—20%
  • Own and manage communication plan across project. Track key decisions in decision log to ensure visibility and traceability to key decisions made. Proactively removes impediments to ensure successful delivery of team commitments. Owns and drives issue resolution and risk mitigation—20%
  • Responsible for coordinating the successful release of projects including documented release plan, detailed deployment plans, and production support plans—10%
 
OTHER REQUIRED ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Facilitator of efficient meetings and follow up
  • Open style of communication to foster collaboration and build consensus across the project
  • Cross-disciplinary understanding of product management, software development, and quality assurance
  • Accurate reporting on project status and project updates using the tools and processes. Understands tools needed for both project and program management and that data is properly and timely updated (e.g. decision log, issues log, risk log, JIRA, Confluence, etc.)
 
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
  •  Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field preferred. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • In depth knowledge of software development and adoption
  • Project Management experience required demonstrated by 5-7 years as Project Manager. Exposure to agile project management environment is required. Scrum Master experience is required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification is a plus
  • PMI Agile Certified Practioner (PMI-ACP) certification is a plus
  • Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, communications, organizational
  • and critical thinking
  • Experience in consulting working with business partners, external vendors utilizing both traditional
  • and rapid/lightweight project management is desired
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
 
COMPLEXITY:
  • Be able to work with cross-functional teams in an agile software development environment
  • Be acutely aware of cross-project and cross-team interdependencies and communicate accordingly
  • to expose potential risks and escalate issues across impacted projects and teams
  • Be able to lead disbursed team members across offices/time-zones
  • Be able to adapt to changes in business opportunities and business priorities
  • Be able to manage discussions to set project expectations and project priorities
  • Be able to own and drive issues and risks to resolution/mitigation
  • Be able to proactively remove impediments to ensure successful delivery of team commitment
  • Be able to mentor Project Coordinators/Managers


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In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at www.consultnet.com

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