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Technical Project Manager

Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

Post Date: 04/30/2018 Job ID: 6104 Industry: Project Management

Technical Project Manager

Do you think education is the most important thing in the world? Are you always learning and try to inspire others to learn about new skills and subjects? This role is for you!

ektello is seeking talent to fill our Technical Project Manager for one of our top education professionals in the world in Amherst, Massachusetts. Our client strives to spread the benefits of education worldwide with an array of technologies, products, and services that cater address social and environmental impacts and needs.

Responsibilities
  • Manage software development and business process analysis projects involving cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or service
  • Develop and maintain project charters, detailed work plans, schedules and risk registers appropriate for the scope and complexity of each project
  • Track the cross functional team in the execution of the project. Provide positive leadership toward the successful delivery with a focus on cost, schedule, scope, quality and communication
  • Coordinate efforts of all cross functional team members. Establish and maintain a highly cooperative environment and foster collaboration across all areas
  • Communicate status for assigned projects through written status reports and other communications as needed to various stakeholders
  • Perform project risk assessment and implement risk mitigation plans
  • Maintain project artifacts throughout the project
  • Document high level business requirements for projects as needed

Qualifications
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible project management experience, including experience with business process analysis and workflow re-engineering
  • Bachelor' s degree required.  A degree in Computer Science/Management Information Systems/Business Administration/Engineering or related discipline is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of project management principles, tools, including MS Project, MS Office (Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and requirements analysis.  Change management training and experience is preferred
  • Proven ability to manage complex large-scale projects under significant constraints
  • Understanding of software development life cycle and experience in managing software projects.  Experience managing projects in an Agile environment is preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Ability to quickly assess unclear or complex situations and reduce into clear direction for the team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaborative and communication skills; demonstrated ability to establish positive working relationships at all levels of the organization and with technical and non-technical staff.  Ability to effectively lead, manage and energize cross-functional teams across multiple sites
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation experience in a variety of settings
  • PMP certification is preferred

 

Korynn Stark
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