(800) 774-8036

Lead Technical Project Manager

Lake Buena Vista, FL
Date Added: September 20, 2022
 
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job opportunity for a Lead Technical Project Manager. This position is Hybrid, open to all FL candidates

Description:
The Sr. Technical Project Manager will identify and plan a set of projects to manage their interdependencies to support specific business strategies across Data Products & Platforms (DPP). You will apply project management principles, practices, and techniques to lead and control project schedule, scope, quality, cost, and performance risks independently, for multiple complex technology projects. The Sr. Technical Project Manager will coordinate the activities of the project team by becoming familiar with project scope and goals, and the role and function of each team member. The Sr. Technical Project Manager will work with cross-discipline technology teams and partners to understand technical and business direction, milestones, and budget, and provide expertise to project management team.

Guide project initiation
• Coordinate RFP/RFI process with Sourcing partners for vendor/product selection
• Manage project planning during discovery phases
Manage execution of project
• Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project goals
• Ensure completion of tasks, maintaining project schedule and target dates
• Lead high-priority matrix projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration and interaction with project sponsors and teams
• Conduct project meetings at leadership and executive director levels
• Develop a project change control process to ensure project team operates within the scope of change approval process
• Provide input and feedback to team members
• Evaluate the risks associated with project activities and take appropriate action to reduce the risks
• Review available resources to maintain first-hand knowledge of where resources can be best allocated; reevaluate current resources to determine project resource surplus and shortfalls
• Ensure adherence to quality standards and review deliverables
• Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality, and customer goals
Prepare and complete project communication
• Communicate with partners to gain support for projects
• Partner with managers to ensure efficient project delivery
• Conduct regular status meetings with all partners, keeping the partner’s requirements in view
• Collaborate with development staff and support staff to maintain knowledge of capabilities, and to ensure precise communications between project teams and partners
• Create presentations and reports for executive leadership and partners
• Present program status and issues to leadership through formal presentations
• communicate program status and risks to management
Manage project budget
• Ensure that projects operate within the approved budget
• Monitor all budgeted project expenditures
• Ensure that all financial actuals for the project are up-to-date
• Work with IT Project Controllers to oversee budget expenditures

Basic Qualifications:
• 4+ years of Program/Project management experience leading high-profile projects, and are viewed as the "go-to " individual
• Technical project team experience working with technology, business, and vendor teams
• Knowledge of project management processes including Agile, Kanban and Waterfall
• Experience working with remote and global teams
• Experience using JIRA, Confluence, and GitHub.
• Experience with financial/budget management and complex cost-benefit analysis

Preferred Qualifications:
• Technical project management experience in data products & platforms
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
• Agile Certifications (CSM; ACP; CSPO; SAFe; LeSS)
• Experience with portfolio management tools like Clarity
• Experience with collaboration tools like SharePoint, Smartsheets

Required Education:
Bachelors Degree

Don’t delay. Join the Software Resources team today!
Software Resources specializes in connecting talented IT professionals with challenging job opportunities that transform jobs into careers.
To meet our clients hiring needs, we continuously source talented IT Professionals with all levels of expertise and in all disciplines. We offer world class major medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) with match, short term disability, Life Insurance and AD&D. You, our future employees, can make a tremendous difference to our company and our clients. Please apply to this job and experience the Software Resources difference. You can view all of our jobs at https://www.softwareresources.com/careers/
Company Overview
Software Resources is a national staffing and recruitment firm delivering the best candidates to our clients and the best jobs to our candidates since 1992.
We are a certified woman owned business in business to place contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire talent in Technology (IT, creative, marketing), finance, accounting, and executive-level positions. We serve many vertical markets including Entertainment/Media, Cruise Industry/Leisure travel, Hospitality, Government, Personal Care, Professional Services, Energy/Utilities, Security, and Financial Services.
Headquartered in Lake Mary, FL in the Orlando metro area, we have branches and sales professionals across the US. Wherever you’re located and whatever the need, count on Software Resources to provide exceptional candidates who are fully vetted and ready to go. Call (800) 774-8036 or visit us online at https://www.softwareresources.com/ and leave the recruiting to us!

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