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Senior Project Manager

Austin, TX

Position Description: As a Senior Project Manager, you will facilitate the completion of a program, project, event, or product release. You must have the ability to follow direction from management, manage budgets and deadlines and have a history of successfully promoting teamwork.

Location: Austin, TX 

Objectives and Responsibilities:

  • Develop project plans that identify resource and budgetary needs
  • Host project meetings at least once a week with team and managers
  • Provide feedback, advice, project updates and encouragement to team members
  • Manage deadlines and push the team to ensure timeliness
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers as needed

Required Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree
  • 10+ years of experience in project management
  • Experience using various computer applications including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications in the Microsoft Office Suite, and Jira and Invision
  • Experience leading teams in agile scrum environment

Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • Outstanding communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal abilities.
  • Ability to work independently in a decentralized environment, without the reliance of direct authority.
  • Highest level of personal and professional integrity and ethics.
  • Broad understanding of current and emerging technology practices.
  • High level of initiative, accountability, and follow-through.
  • Value strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple initiatives and projects and prioritize needs.
  • Strong sense of service and passion for the company and business.
  • Authorized to legally work for any employer in the United States.
  • Willingness to submit to any requested background checks.
  • Fluent in English.

Competencies: To perform the essential functions of this position and the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

  • Critical thinking—able to think critically, reason, and apply knowledge learned on the job to the tasks at hand.
  • Problem solving—identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; exhibits creativity and a willingness to try new solutions; and appropriately applies problem-solving techniques.
  • Confidentiality—operates with the highest level of discretion and maintains complete confidentiality of all business matters.
  • Interpersonal skills—thrives in, and fosters, a team-oriented environment; able to establish strong relationships based on a foundation of trust; is able to easily and confidently work with a diverse constituency in regard to cultural backgrounds, levels/roles, and personality differences; remains open to others’ ideas.
  • Oral communication— speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and able to effectively make presentations to small or large groups.
  • Written communication—drafts products with minimal oversight; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively and accurately; able to skillfully write, read and interpret written information.
  • Technical knowledge—possesses thorough knowledge of all operating systems and programs required by this role.
  • Leadership—drives results and establishes and follows fundamental goals; successfully manages and motivates employees; proposes innovative solutions; fosters a success-oriented, accountable environment.
  • Planning/organizing—effectively prioritizes and plans work activities; manages own time as well as others’ time efficiently and effectively; successfully manages conflicting priorities.
  • Communicates key objectives and necessary tactics to meet project requirements/goals.
  • Proactively identifies and anticipates needs and makes recommendations for implementation.
  • Quality control—demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability—skillfully adapts to changes, delays, or other unexpected events; manages competing demands, priorities, and deadlines; able to coordinate across various time zones.
  • Dependability— self-directed, self-accountable, and self-motivated; meets deadlines; attendance is punctual and reliable; able to take direction, follow instructions, and work independently; solicits feedback to improve performance.

 

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