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Senior Project Manager

Project Management | San Francisco, CA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

Senior Project Manager

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager who will be responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage schedules and adhere to agile or blended methodologies throughout the full systems development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.

Responsibilities:

  • As a Senior Project Manager you will Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
  • You will ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • You will manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline
  • You will continue professional development in-order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices
  • Be the subject matter expert on agile methodologies and approaches to reducing friction in the project life cycle
  • You will establish practices, templates, policies and tools to expand and mature the project management capabilities of the organization
  • You will be providing leadership for project teams by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • You will work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • You will generate reports for visibility into health and costs of projects

Key Projects:

  • Manage major new cross organizational projects that span our custom platforms, to new site development for multiple brands and web engines to a successful on schedule delivery
  • Manage the migration of existing systems and services to Google Cloud Platform
  • Provide visibility into the cost of and progress of projects within the organization
  • As a subject matter expert in project management methodologies provide support and guidance for others managing projects within the organization
  • Lead innovation and improvements to project management processes

Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC/Waterfall
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to  MS Project, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Jira, Portfolio, Confluence, Smartsheet
  • 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
  • 5+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in-order to achieve a common business objective
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

$70-$80 Per Hour          San Francisco, CA 94105          6 Month Assignment (possible temp to hire)