Senior Project Manager

  • $100,000.00 - $125,000.00/year
  • The Senior Project Manager has overall responsibility for overseeing problem management from problem categorization and prioritization through problem closure and evaluation. This includes coordination between various departments (business and IT) as well as vendors involved in business case development, requirements, application development, testing and deployment. In addition, the Sr. Project Manager will assist in leading governance activities across the project to ensure key deliverables and milestones are met in accordance to defined standards and best practices. Responsibilities of the Sr. Project Manager require strong project management, knowledge of software development processes and exceptional leadership and communication skills.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Drive defect prioritization through comprehensive impact assessments from incident triage through defect resolution
    • Monitor the inflow of new problems or system defects and align to business outcomes
    • Work with the business to prioritize defects & partner with development teams to insure timely issue resolution
    • Review proposed technical solutions to ensure they meet the business needs
    • Develop work plans and manage timelines associated with deliverables
    • Provide consultative support to departments & program leadership to help enforce governance standards and best practices
    • Act as the key point of contact for the department in managing issues and escalations
    • Review incident and defect metrics and performance trends to identify opportunities for improving processes or enhancing the system
    • Create dashboards and tools to assist the business in prioritization and release planning activities
    • Analyze and communicate project status effectively to project leadership
    • Participate in strategic improvement initiatives primarily focused on incident and problem management
    • Provide ongoing support for activities including deliverables management, issue oversight and escalation, metrics and reporting and other administrative tasks
    • Other duties as assigned

    REQUIRED SKILLS:
    • 8-10 years’ experience as a Senior Project Manager with a proven track record managing complex IT projects
    • Versatile project management skills with the ability to learn quickly and work with limited oversight and supervision
    • Demonstrated ability to build effective partnerships with key business stakeholders and outside vendors
    • Proven leadership, organizational and planning skills across different types of projects
    • Experience with project management tools and best practices
    • Experience with application development and software development life cycle methodologies
    • Required knowledge of JIRA, Excel, PowerPoint

    EDUCATION:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or related field.
    • Master’s degree preferred
    • PMP certification a plus

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