(800) 774-8036

Technical Project Manager

Lake Buena Vista, FL
Date Added: May 10, 2022
Software Resources has an immediate, long term contract job opportunity for a Technical Project Manager with a major corporation in Lake Buena Vista, FL. 100% remote work, supporting East Coast hours.

Job Summary:
The Technical Project Manager is responsible for delivering complex software development projects working with teams across multiple disciplines in a geographically dispersed organization, including working with vendors. The Technical Project Manager will concurrently manage digital projects across web, mobile, and service applications, and/or one or more specific tracks within larger scale programs, with oversight from a Program Manager. The Technical Project Manager ensures on-time and on-schedule delivery for their projects working closely with Product, Technology, and Design.

Key Responsibilities include:
Project Estimation

• Facilitate scope definition, and high-level planning, discovery, and estimation workshops for projects with cross-functional teams
• Quantify cost factors to deliver project deliverables including resources, project oversight, objective risk and related contingency
• Document key assumptions and dependencies established through estimation activities
• Prepare and present high-level plan with estimates for executives and cross-functional leaders based on estimate outcomes

Project Planning
• Create project schedule and communication plans
• Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones and deliverable tasks
• Establish project financial forecasts including resource plans and other expense plans
• Develop the project plan and schedule with cross discipline functional leads
• Ensure necessary steps and dependencies to deliver projects and components are established
• Validate that scope can be completed within timeline and budget
• Estimate resource needs with help from functional leads

Project Delivery
• Confidently lead and drive cross-functional projects, and individual project tracks of large programs through full delivery life-cycle ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget
• Manage resource assignment, budget, scheduling, and scope prioritization, and change control
• Work with cross discipline team members to validate project assumptions and review project plans with leadership
• Ensure proper documentation of scope of work with help from cross discipline functional leads
• Serve as primary liaison among multiple teams, including Product Management, Design, Technology, vendors and other key functional delivery teams for the project (when appropriate)
• Communicate regular updates to project and executive leadership team on delivery progress, plan updates and budget spend and forecast, including status report updates, financial/budget/variance reports, and other reporting as required
• Monitor adherence to schedule and milestone commitments
• Escalate key issues and risks to ensure timely resolution and mitigation
• Prevent scope creep, record causes of change, and facilitate change requests to ensure impacts to schedule or budget, as well as forecasts, are approved and communicated in a timely manner
• Use metrics, including burn-down charts, to drive performance, efficiency and forecast improvements
• Ensure proper project closure including retroactives/lessons learned, transition and hand-off to production operations support, and final financial reporting

Basic Qualifications:
• Direct management and accountability for single project budgets of less than ***M in labor
• 4-7 years of relevant work experience in project management with an online retailer, ideally in eCommerce, marketing, merchandising, or operations; Consulting experience is a plus
• Strong project leader with at least 4 years of experience in leading large, multidisciplinary digital teams (preferably websites, mobile web, and apps)
• 2-5 years Agile delivery experience
• 1-2 years mobile application (iOS, Android) delivery experience
• Experience in a matrixed responsibility organization working with multiple Product Managers per effort

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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