For some of us, it’s an overwhelming challenge…
For you, it’s your passion and inherent to ‘who’ you are!
Does planning, managing and ‘making things happen’ excite you?
Then put your organization, management and execution skills to work leading our Project Management Office!
Hub City Media, a recognized Identity and Access Management thought leader, is looking for a Project Manager to lead our software implementations for many of the world’s largest Fortune companies. This individual will work closely with our Technical Team, Sales Consultants, Key Account Executives and client Project Teams to ensure successful delivery of Identity and Access Management solutions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversee full project lifecycle, from initiation to completion, while adhering to our project management process standards
Facilitate definition of project missions, goals, tasks and staff requirements
Manage project scope
Responsible for assembling project staff; for their technical or functional performance and / or termination during project(s)
Create project plan and maintain project schedule to prioritize the team’s work, while anticipating consequences of actions, potential problems or opportunities for change
Ensure project status, issues and successes are communicated to project team, stakeholders, sponsors, steering committee and all levels of management and documented appropriately via status reports, status meetings, acceptance certificates, etc.
Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems and resolutions to appropriate levels of management
Demonstrate a high level of fiscal control and accountability for project budget
Identify potential problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent and document appropriately. Evaluate alternatives, find solutions using systematic, multi-step approach and escalate issues when necessary.
Drive resolution of conflicts within and between projects or functional areas, develop methods to monitor project or area progress and provide corrective supervision as needed
Understand the client and their needs; provide realistic expectations; establish specific client satisfaction standards and actively monitor client satisfaction - especially when unforeseen circumstances may need to invoke the change management process
Provide mentoring, coaching and direction setting to project team members
Provide program management for large-scale initiatives that involve two or more projects
Participate in and / or facilitate pre-sale and post-sale activities, such as discovery and risk mitigation workshops, RFI / RFQ / RFPs, TD / LOE reviews and prospective client meetings
Education, Training and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
PMP certification or enrollment in certification program is preferred
Minimum 2 or more years of increasingly responsible experience, including experience successfully managing various projects and leadership experience managing direct reports
Firm grasp on information technology concepts and processes
Demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership of projects
Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques and tools: Initiate; Prepare: definition / scope / requirements; Execute and Control: scope, work plans, resources, deliverables, Q/A, transition planning, etc.; Close: completion and assessment
Strong and tested project management skills, including sponsor and risk management
Experience managing a project budget and resource allocation
Known for effectively creating a sense of belonging and ownership among team members; delegating responsibility; promoting mutual support and interaction; motivating team members into action
Interact regularly with existing clients to determine their needs in order to set and meet realistic deadlines. Forecast changes and communicate current and projected issues.
Consistently ensure open communication within the project team. Address delicate situations and handle conflicts in such a way as to maximize opportunity and minimize exposure to risk.
Convey goals and objectives clearly and in a compelling manner; listen effectively and clarify information as needed; interpret verbal and non-verbal messages that others communicate; produce clear status reports; communicate tactfully and candidly
Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients’ needs as appropriate to senior management
Successfully consult and provide advice, facilitate discussion and help resolve conflict; establish trust; build and use cross-functional relationships to accomplish work objectives, solve problems and implement changes
Our Unique Culture Offers:
A highly collaborative environment that pushes you to think beyond your boundaries
A diverse workload, keeping you continually stimulated
An open forum for expression of ideas
Diverse opportunities to expand your skills
Comprehensive training and support as you face new challenges