Project Manager (New York, New York)

Our client is an up-and-coming provider of technology and consulting solutions for the most pressing challenge facing every business today: multichannel commerce. They are currently looking for a Project Manager (PM). We are looking for someone who is ready to add intense contact with external, paying clients to their portfolio of skills. More important is a demonstrated ability to understand the all-important “human vector,” namely, the motivations and expectations of the stakeholders who ultimately define and determine project success. You will recognize that Requirements are a set of statements negotiated amongst you and these stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Manage internal project teams comprising developers, analysts and designers.
  • Analyze client requirements.
  • Manage external client expectations.
  • Set up and maintain our collaborative Project Studio environment.
  • Create and manage detailed project plans and schedules.
  • Assign task responsibilities to project team members.
  • Track progress of special projects.
  • Identify project risks and develop mitigation plans.
  • Proactively maintain project scope through effective change management.
  • Continuously evolve our project management processes to ensure they meet industry best practices.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience as a technology Project Manager.
  • Experience with ecommerce platforms and mainstream web technologies.
  • Ideal candidate must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Technology, or a related field.
  • Professional certification (PMP, Six Sigma, PRINCE2) is a plus but not required.
  • Familiar with structured project management disciplines and techniques such as project initiation documents (PIDs); online collaboration tools; mainstream project management software; software development lifecycle (knowledge of Agile development techniques is a plus); budget management; schedule management for multi-person, cross functional teams; containing scope creep; change management/change order process.
  • Outstanding communications (both verbal and written—no exceptions), presentation, and consensus building skills.
  • Effective technical writing and proposal development skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • A true self-starter and able to work in an unstructured, entrepreneurial environment..
  • US Citizen.
  • Must have proven your ability to manage a project to successful completion—and have references to say so—and can point to live sites to which you made substantial contributions.

Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com

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