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Project Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130

Category: Professional Job Number: 15683

 

Voca has an immediate opening available for a Project Manager in Philadelphia, PAInterested candidates will email current resume to Ken Holt at kholt@myvoca.com direct 303-302-5271
 
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Job Description:
  • The Senior Project Manager will be an advocate and strong practitioner of the Agile Methodology, with proven track record of delivering Agile projects as well as transforming and coaching teams to be Agile. The Senior Project Manager will work with product and technology stakeholders to define, scope and manage several product development projects that meet business objectives. Typical projects are software product development which varies in complexity and size and involve globally located technology and business teams. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for several projects and will operate within the parameters and tolerances set at the program and portfolio levels. 

    Responsibilities: 
    • Own and drive day-to-day project activities based on the agreed parameters set at the program level 
    • Organizes and facilitates daily stand-up meetings, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and demos 
    • Set up assigned projects within the timeline, financial and other constraints set at the program level 
    • Work with key stakeholders to establish the project teams 
    • Manage project team to plan, deliver, report and perform lessons learnt on assigned projects 
    • Establish project backlog management and change/intake processes 
    • Financial management and accountability of the assigned projects 
    • Remove impediments and obstacles impacting delivery beyond the project team’s control 
    • Establishing an environment where the team can be effective and addressing team dynamics 
    • Actively engage with other project teams and groups to manage both inbound and outbound dependencies 
    • Define and drive delivery process changes based on lessons learnt and learning from other projects 
    • Program level stakeholder management such as Technology Managers and Product Managers, including vendors 
    • Identify, manage and drive resolutions of project issues and risks, escalate to program managers when required 
    • Adhere to program and portfolio level operating rhythms to provide timely and accurate inputs 
    • Promotes project culture and coach the project teams on Agile and project management best practices 

Qualifications
  • • 6+ years of experience managing technology projects and 3+ years of Agile Project Management 
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering 
    • Project Management Certification: PMP Certified 
    • Agile Certification: Scrum Master Certified Preferred 
    • Track record of delivering multiple projects within specified scope, timescales and budgets 
    • Experience in driving Agile adoption and creating self-sufficient project team culture 
    • Knowledge of software release management, experience in driving faster release cycles, preferably in Continuous Delivery 
    • A problem solver, self-starter and someone who proactively engages with the situation and make progress 
    • Experience in leading cross-functional and global teams with diverse styles, skills, and abilities across cultures 
    • Ability to empower project teams, providing leadership to help teams move the project forward 
    • Great attention to detail and ability to jump to the lower level to resolve issues if required 
    • Strong communication, negotiation, influencing and conflict resolution skills


     
Kenneth Holt
Voca | Senior Recruiter
t 507-288-5260 d 303-302-5271
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Voca is a relationship organization focused on uniting talented individuals with exceptional companies. At Voca, we strongly believe that a better career results in a happier you, and we are therefore dedicated to help guide people on a career path that fulfills their passion and purpose.

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