Technical Project Manager

Career

The Technical Project Manager is responsible for leading the successful delivery of our digital solutions from inception to deployment.

As a Technical Project Manager you’ll be responsible for leading the successful delivery of our digital solutions from inception to deployment in implementing web, content management - Drupal, and mobile projects. The successful candidate will act as a primary point-person who is responsible for planning, executing, and delivering projects on time, and on budget. The Manager will supply solutions to meet both the particular client expectations and timelines of the development team with the help of developers, and other solutions architects. Telecommute is an option for the right candidate.

YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO

  • As the primary proponent of the customer, it is essential to manage all aspects of the development and delivery of products, which means to understand the scope of projects and business requirements related to it, to know estimates, plan deliverables, and plan the deployment of products
  • Engage in all components of planning, executing and closing, with an emphasis on project planning & scheduling, status reporting, issue identification & resolution, risk management, change management, scope management, budget tracking, and forecasting.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the activities and tasks linked to short product development projects as well as those long-term
  • Facilitate meetings to discuss progress and resolve issues.
  • Perform ongoing risk and issue identification, mitigation and reporting
  • Develop impact assessments, Statements of Work, and other project documentation
  • Participate in the pre-sales process
  • Travel may be required for some of our clients
  • Coordinate the organization of activities related to product development projects awarded, verify that tasks and deadlines are communicated to stakeholders and that the deployment of the products is completed on time, and on schedule
  • Prepare and deliver presentations and training for the client
  • Oversees service agreements implementing and managing team to proactively review client goals, progress, measurement & reporting
  • Comfortable talking to clients and guiding them through project negotiations
  • Understanding of North Studio’s capabilities and services, and effectively communicate all offerings to the client

WHO YOU ARE

  • Passionate about new technology, incredible with clients and widely recognized for the depth of your IT Project Management skills.
  • 4+ years’ of IT Project Management experience, with a focus on managing software development and web based projects.
  • Experience managing project teams in a shared resource environment
  • An expert at managing projects for external clients
  • Must have excellet, proven and recent experience managing web, mobile and/or open source development projects within a fast paced consulting or professional services type of company
  • Experience managing projects with substantial logistics, complexity and budgets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the proven ability to effectively communicate across different levels of the organization
  • Client facing background and experience partnering with multiple stakeholders is an absolute must have.
  • Enjoy working collaboratively with other Project Managers yet also able to work independently
  • An excellent working background with agile and waterfall methodologies
  • Understanding of client business requirements, and the ability to present them in a form which is comprehensible to business users and IT professionals.
  • Expert understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Exceptional planning, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Able and keen to work in a very fast paced, collaborative, and rewarding, environment.
  • Strong motivational and team building skills.
  • Time management and project tracking skills
  • Interested in business travel.

BONUS

  • Experience with Drupal and Wordpress is a bonus!
  • Understanding of IA/UX is very helpful!
  • Loves talking. This job requires a lot of talking

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