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IT Project Manager - (Remote)

Ref: US_EN_6_971578_1473997

Posted on 15 November 2022

Lead Project Manager, Software

100% Remote is fine

Job Summary:

  • Lead cross-functional teams in the execution of post release software-based projects.
  • Coordinate all aspects of project, and engage appropriate peers/functions for follow-up, corrective action and/or solutions.
  • Establish working relationship and credibility with all team members on a project. This role will apply Project management and Agile Software Development best practice knowledge, tools, methodologies, and techniques to meet or surpass the needs and expectations of all stakeholders.
  • Responsibilities:

  • Establish, lead, and collaborate with cross-functional team members to create and execute holistic project plans in accordance with established post release policies and processes
  • Assign tasks, responsibilities, and accountability to achieve Project and Product goals.
  • Monitor day-to-day status of project tasks and risks to timeline, budget, or issues/concerns
  • Manage labor, expense, and capital expenditures for accuracy of overall project budget
  • Monitor Project and Product status and commitments and ensure formal change management techniques are utilized to assess and address identified variances.
  • Interact with Senior Management and stakeholders to communicate project status
  • Develop and utilize project metrics as leading indicators to identify project health and support timely course corrections
  • Required Experience

  • Demonstrated Project Management skills including project scheduling, resource allocation and management, risk management, project finances, etc.
  • Experience managing project teams with Agile methodology. Scrum Master experience with all aspects of software development activities including requirements definition, feasibility, planning, design, test and release is a plus.
  • Understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Proven ability to lead, influence, and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve challenging goals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to promote team interaction and execution
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective computer skills including: Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and software tools such as Azure DevOps, GitHub, Atlassian products.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience; 3 + years’ experience with SW development in an Agile Environment is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline required
  • Experience in at least one of software, requirements definition, or testing preferred
  • Applied knowledge of FDA and international medical device regulations or experience with other highly regulated industry.
  • Experience with application of Lean Enterprise Tools & Methodologies to improve processes and increase effectiveness a plus.
  • Project Management certification (PMP) preferred
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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