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Senior Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    4/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    165898
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    714-921-5573

Job Description

Our client, a global leader in the provision of information and other services aimed at protecting intellectual property, for scientific, biotech, and other companies, is seeking a Senior Project Manager for their offices in Philadelphia.  The Sr. Project Manager will plan and roadmap of exciting and challenging projects, including a transition to Agile development methodology, working with product and technology stakeholders to define, scope and manage several software product development projects which vary in complexity and size and involve globally located technology and business teams.  The Sr. Project Manager will be an advocate and strong practitioner of the Agile methodology, with proven track record of delivering Agile projects as well as transforming and coaching teams in Agile methodology.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up assigned projects within the timeline, financial and other constraints set at the program level, working with key stakeholders to establish the project teams.
  • Own and drive day-to-day project activities, organizing and facilitating daily stand-up meetings, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and demos.
  • Manage project teams to plan, deliver, and report on assigned projects, including financial management and accountability of the assigned projects.
  • Coach the project teams on Agile and project management best practices.
  • Establish project change/intake processes and backlog management, actively engaging with other project teams and groups to manage both inbound and outbound dependencies.
  • Define and drive delivery process changes based on lessons learned.
  • Deal with program level stakeholder management including Product Managers, vendors, and others.
  • Identify, manage and drive resolutions of project issues and risks.

Requirements:

  • 6+ years of experience managing technology projects and 3+ years of Agile Project Management
  • B.S. degree, in computer science, engineering or related field
  • PMP Certification; Certified Scrum Master preferred
  • Track record of delivering multiple projects within specified scope, timescales and budgets
  • Experience in driving Agile adoption and creating self-sufficient project team culture
  • Knowledge of software release management, experience in driving faster release cycles, preferably in Continuous Delivery
  • Experience in leading cross-functional and global teams with diverse styles, skills, and abilities across cultures  
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and influencing skills

Volt Workforce Solutions offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration.  Submit your resume today!  To learn more about Volt, please visit http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit http://jobs.volt.com.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.