JOB TITLE: Technical Project Manager
Our client is a centralized service organization within the company that provides
technology solutions to the company worldwide. Our mission is to provide
and support the infrastructure and services required for the clients digital path. The client enables new digital revenue and innovative business models; facilitates more
effective management, movement and protection of our intellectual property; and fosters
collaboration while achieving meaningful efficiencies and cost savings to support future growth
Our client is seeking a dynamic technology leader experienced in defining and
implementing technology roadmaps that lead to competitive advantage. This high visibility role
will have ultimate accountability for the technical vision that is brought forward by the client and subsequent technical delivery of that vision for each of the operating units that it
Main areas of focus include:
(1) Owning and delivering detailed technical solutions and delivery plans and ensuring that each
build has the appropriate technical resources.
(2) Working with our Engineering teams to prioritize demand and re configure their
backlog in order to ensure delivery of customer requirements
(3) Ensuring that engineering teams have the right skills and resources to meet demand and that
these are scheduled onto work to the best advantage of the client
(4) Ensuring the identification of key technical risks, issues and opportunities and helps ensure
budgets, benefits and committed dates are met and systematically captured and analyzed
through hands on involvement.
(5) Responsibility for leading developers through concept to final delivery of digital products.
As a direct report to the Director of Technical Project Delivery, the candidate will have full
responsibility for technical delivery and decisions on planning in the area of Software
Responsible for managing a development team on a project by project basis with
ownership for full technical delivery. This role works closely with discipline leads and
cross functional delivery teams to execute on plans.
Monitor day to day activities of the technical delivery team and ensures work is
progressing as planned.
Work with the project team to manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project
organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly
communicated, understood and executed upon.
Actively monitor risks to technical delivery and works with project and Engineering teams
to find solutions to technical challenges, scope creep and changing business priorities.
Consistently identifies needs that our Product Managers may not recognize and ensures
approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs.
Proactively identifies opportunities and delivers improvements
Coordinates with Operations/Support teams deployment activities
Coordination with Quality Assurance Team for test planning and execution
SCOPE AND IMPACT OF JOB
Matrixed: 5 20
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Strong technical credentials with 3+ years experience managing / leading development
Hands on experience with server side technologies
Knowledge of client side and/or mobile technologies
A minimum of 5+ years solid experience as a project manager specializing on web
projects, Agile or RAD experience preferred.
Strong background in the delivery of CMS driven web site and custom build web
A strong portfolio of public facing web sites that you have worked within.
Excellent understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Able to communicate effectively with clients at all levels of the organization.
Excellent problem solving abilities.
Strong background in producing detailed business requirement documents and functional
Certified SCRUM Master highly desired
Experience implementing a range of package solutions that include Search, CMS, CRM,
Social and eCommerce platforms.
Knowledge and experience in implementing large scale commercial web applications
Comfortable working in a fast paced multi task dynamic environment
Strong communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a
clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences both technical and non technical
Formal education or equivalent
Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or IT related field
Higher degree desirable
Project management qualification/accreditation
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