Technical Project Manager

LOCATION Jersey City
SALARY $130,000 - $150,000

We are a household name in the high-end / luxury retail space and are looking to grow our internal engineering team rapidly.  We are looking to hire a Senior Technical Project Manager to report to our CTO and help organize, facilitate, and implement our engineering priorities.  

The Senior Technical Project Manager is responsible for providing technical project planning, management, and oversight for key initiatives and implementation projects, ensuring first that these initiatives and projects are closely aligned with our strategic priorities, and second, that these initiatives and projects are completed on-time, within scope and budget and with an extremely high quality of deliverables.

The Technical Project Manager will ensure the optimum mix of cost, schedule, performance, and system supportability throughout the life cycle (design, development, testing and evaluation, production and disposition) of each product/program and will analyze alternative problem solutions and present a case for the recommended solutions with a detailed analysis of risks and value creation. You will lead and manage IT project and program initiatives and production application support in support of the firm's mission, financial objectives, and other business functional areas.

 

The Senior Technical Project Manager manages all phases of service delivery including analysis and design, configuration and build, testing and training, and deployment of solutions, and will be accountable for all aspects of project management including all project resources (including partners/subcontractors), project planning, scheduling, risk management, scope management, internal and external communications, status reporting, and resource management (internal and partners).

 

What Will The Senior Technical Project Manager Do?

  • Evaluate complex situations using multiple sources of information filters, validate and interpret dynamic material.
  • Manages and appropriately escalates delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes associated with product development initiatives.
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams and interact with all levels: Analysis, planning, developing requirements documents, building functional models, developing procedures, developing functional architectures, and other related management and technical duties
  • Assigns and monitors the work of technical personnel, ensuring that project steps are in alignment with business objectives, on time and within budget.
  • Creates a method of change management including ownership of documentation, communication plans, process training, etc.
  • Defines project scope, deliverables, roles, and responsibilities in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners.
  • Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function and monitors performance across resource channels.
  • Designs and implements processes to monitor and control resources, budget, risks, and value to Business Objectives
  • Establishes, plans, and executes major milestone reviews and decision gates to complete the program and project life cycle.
  • Ensures all the required products are produced and reviewed, including the technical leadership of requirements management, design, implementation, system integration, verification, test, quality assurance, delivery, operations, and sustainment of the technical solution.
  • Evaluates technological choices (network/hardware related and technology/code related) by querying providers and understanding enough about implications to make choices for the organization that have an appropriate balance between cost /benefit today and future implications and limitations.

What Skills Are We Looking for in a Senior Technical Project Manager?

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group; of developers, product owners, and subject matter experts.
  • Exercises broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex projects/programs.
  • Identifies, clarifies, and communicates project vision, goals, and objectives and how these tie into, support, or impede organizational strategic objectives
  • Manages scope throughout the project duration; Maintains accurate program estimates, timelines, project plans, and status reports.
  • Manages and tracks team velocity, financials, and other KPIs concerning the plan and published progress reports.
  • Possesses a high level of understanding in the areas of web application programming, content management systems, API, database, and system design.
  • Resolves conflicts by demonstrating leadership and appropriate decision-making competencies.
  • Responsible for complex program management tasks and the development of standards and processes for scheduling, administration, and accounting.
  • Understands, tracks, and articulates issues/risks / action items; works with responsible owners to address the items on a timely basis; updates the appropriate stakeholders as needed.

What Skills Are We Looking for in a Senior Technical Project Manager?

  • 5-7+ years of Technical Project Manager experience with gradually increasing responsibilities and a demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, artifacts, and tools
  • A track record as a coach, mentor, and developer of talent
  • Ability to independently manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serve as the liaison between project management and the project team.
  • An ability to drive to big-picture goals and milestones while valuing and maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability in people management, strategic planning, risk management, change management, and project management.
  • Experience in business process mapping or operational redesign/improvement. Experience working with quality management approaches, techniques, and principles to ensure quality
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
  • Self-motivated individual who possesses excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship-building skills, and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to present a polished, professional, and diplomatic image to all stakeholders.

What's in it for the right Senior Technical Project Manager?

  • Base Salary of up to 150K+
  • Amazing Benefits
  • Stable and Profitable Employer
  • Great Leadership Team that invests in the team
  • Make organizational impact to a household name in fashion

 

 

 

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Alex Dubovoy

EVP of Customer Relations, Executive Technology Recruiter

(646) 536-3319
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