Project Manager

Location
Baltimore
Posted
Sep 03, 2013
Closes
Oct 03, 2013
Contact
Ms. Amanda Datson
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Essential Job Functions:
-Providing project management support ranging from requirements definition, statement of work generation, implementation and transition to post implementation support teams.
-Manage all Business Intelligence projects and be subject matter expert in Market Intelligence reporting, Marketing Analytics and overall business.
-Strong management of client and internal stakeholder expectations
-Solicits business requirements in conjunction with affiliates, development, IT, business analysts, client services, technology specialists, market intelligence, external vendors and other functional groups.
-Develops project plans, project charters, communications plans, risk plans, contingency plans, lessons’ learned post implementation reviews and other associated documentation.
-Plan, identify, evaluate and communicate project risks using risk management techniques, develop contingency plans to mitigate risks.
-Tracks project’s critical path, tollgate reviews and performance benchmarks as identified by PMO guidelines.
-Actively tracks the work efforts of business, technical, and quality assurance resources through daily management of the project plan.
-Develops project documentation; analyzes and reports on project status, monitors project performance to maintain the quality of services, deliverables and content to clients.
-Evaluates the effectiveness and accuracy of documentation continually improving the project infrastructure.
-Actively participates in the development and implementation of business solutions with affiliate stakeholders and publishing services functional teams.
-Maintains relationships with affiliates, project stakeholders, client services teams, project team members, managers, vendors, and other departments.
-Gathers input and feedback and reports to executive leadership team.
-Responds and resolves affiliates operational issues as applicable throughout the implementation and deployment phases.
-Collaborates and communicates with other project managers and leaders to coordinate cross functional project initiatives and activities.
-Coordinates QA software testing processes as required.
-Diagnoses project issues eliminating obstacles that jeopardize the completion of projects on time and within budget.
-Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of project based estimating techniques, resource planning and allocation methods, activity based estimating, budget and cost estimating, WBS development and scope management.
-Responsible for adhering to change management procedures incorporating a formalized change control process ensuring that changes to project scope, deliverables, timelines and resources are formally defined, documented and approved.
 
Requirements:
-Bachelors Degree Required
-5-7 years’ experience in project management
-Formal Project Management training a plus
-Previous Business Analyst experience preferred
-Experience with Business Intelligence initiatives and projects
-Working knowledge of both practical and theoretical aspects of project management
-Intermediate to advance knowledge of Project Management tools and Microsoft Office suite
-Knowledge of publishing industry and Advantage software application
-Strong project planning and process improvement skills
-Ability to function in an agile project environment
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Communication skills including influencing, leading and clarity
-Working knowledge of both practical and theoretical aspects of project management
-Strong meeting leadership facilitation skills
-Highly confident and driven individual with ability to push forward and over roadblocks as needed
-Knowledge of publishing industry and Advantage software application
-Strong project planning and process improvement skills
-Ability to function in an agile and waterfall project environment
-Decision making and judgment
-Critical thinking and problem solving
-Negotiation and Conflict Management including persuasion and building strong rapport
-Adaptability and flexibility
-Teamwork

Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to the link provided.
 
 
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


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