Product Development Project Manager

  • location: Ashburn, VA
  • type: Contract
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Product Development Project Manager

job summary:
Targeting resources who are true product managers, strong PM skill set, PMP certified

Project Manager for SMB is responsible for leading project teams and stable teams through all phases of the product development lifecycle.

They are based within the Product organization, not part of IT.

As part of a team of project managers, they support the overall SMB product development, delivered via a mix of agile and waterfall methodologies. The project managers work in a matrixed manner, with cross functional groups including: Network, IT, Sales, Operations, Marketing, Finance, and Legal to deliver products that provide a transformative E2E customer experience.

 
location: Ashburn, Virginia
job type: Contract
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Form and lead cross functional project teams, ensuring the project plans are defined, and delivered on time.

- Lead stable teams ensuring adherence to the agile artifacts and ceremonies to deliver enterprise-scale projects.

- Ensure all statusing, of objectives, deliverables, issues, and updates is clearly and consistently delivered at the working team, management team, and senior leader levels.

- Integrate the project into the larger program strategic roadmap and the overall SMB product portfolio.

- Identify and drive new ways that best-in-class E2E experiences can be leveraged within existing and future customer engagements

- Manage partnerships with cross-functional teams both within and external to the Product team.

- Maintain the product vision and strategy and effectively communicate that vision to the scrum team / project team

 
qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

- Minimum 6+ years' relevant experience in agile and project management in a product environment.

- Excellent communication (verbal/written) skills, with an ability to manage internal and external relationships up to senior levels of management

- Strong documentation skills - detailed tracking, timelines, roll-ups, etc

DESIRED SKILLS:

- CSM - Certified Scrum Master, or other strong Agile experience, to facilitate the Agile ceremonies and structure.

- PMP - Project Management Professional, or other strong waterfall experience, to drive the team for project plans, deliverables, project plans, statusing, etc.

- Enjoys working in a fast paced, high stress environment

- Ability to forge strong relationships in a matrixed structure - marketing, Sales, Legal, Product, IT, etc.

- Demonstrated collaborative and consensus building strengths

- Demonstrated team player and leader who can effectively handle multiple priorities

- Proactive at identifying and removing impediments

- Outstanding analytical skills and problem solving skills

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

- Batchelor's degree or equivelant (Master's degree a plus)

- CSM - Certified Scrum Master, or other strong Agile experience, to facilitate the Agile ceremonies and structure.

- PMP - Project Management Professional, or other strong waterfall experience, to drive the team for project plans, deliverables, project plans, statusing, etc.

REQUIRED SHIFT:

Normal business working hours

 
skills: Project Manager

Agile

Product

CSM - Certified Scrum Master

PMP - Project Management Professional,


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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