Digital Prospectors Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Job Type: Contract
Recruiter: Holly Bajar (https://digitalprospectors.com/our-team/holly-bajar)
Position: Project Manager
Location: Boston, MA (Hybrid – 3 days onsite)
Length: 6+ months
Covid Requirements: N/A
Our client is currently seeking a talented Project Manager to join their growing team. The Project Manager will lead, oversee, and ensure the successful delivery and management of multiple projects within scope, quality, time, and cost constraints that may be clearly defined or may require dynamic change management to deliver business value.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to):
Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations, and appropriate process for accomplishing projects.
Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required activities and tasks.
Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle and confer with project staff to outline work plan.
Establish work plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
Implement project communication plan.
Perform risk assessment and implement mitigation plans.
Monitor project activities, ensuring the currency, quality, and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and "look and feel" across the enterprise.
Ensure that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives.
Assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel.
Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.
Establish standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
Continuously benchmark project management performance to identify improvements and achieve higher capability maturity in PPM.
Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field with project management and/or general business management, or equivalent related IT experience (PM training and certification is highly desired, but not required).
Three or more years of IT experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving.
A minimum of two years of demonstrated competency in a junior or assistant project management role involving the execution of multiple projects or a large project.
Three or more years of Business Unit (BU) or BU-facing experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving.
Demonstrated experience in leading a team.
Demonstrated experience and ability in successfully utilizing soft skills or people skills.
Ability to lead and motivate others by demonstrating empathy and knowledge of personality types.
Familiarity with project management methodologies (for example, PMI, and agile).
Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a political environment and to interacting with senior leadership.
Knowledge of project planning tools.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with expertise in setting and managing customer expectations.
Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial, and communication skills.
Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources.
Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.
Good understanding of current and emerging technologies and how other enterprises are employing them to drive digital business.
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project resource plan that ensures that the right people are in the right place doing the right things at the right time.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Digital Prospectors affirms the right of all individuals to equal opportunity and prohibits any form of discrimination or harassment.
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