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What you’ll be doing...
We have an immediate need for a Staff Technical Project Manager to facilitate the delivery of our award-winning Fleet Management product Reveal and assist in supporting our lean software team.
The Staff Technical Project Manager is the key person for ensuring the flow of work along our value stream. They will ensure effective collaboration across all of the actors involved in delivering initiatives; senior management, product management, UX, engineering, development operations and architecture.
Working within the Lean / Kanban methodology employed in Verizon Connect, the successful candidate will identify opportunities for continuous improvement and champion them across the organization. They will work alongside other TPMs within the organization to assure alignment and build a solid roadmap. This role offers strong personal and professional growth opportunities and the ability to have a significant impact in one of the largest SaaS businesses in the world.
This role offers strong personal and professional growth opportunities to the right person and the ability to have a meaningful impact in one of the largest SaaS businesses in the world.
Using project knowledge to be strategic in planning short-, mid-, long-term project objectives and identifying interdependencies
Coordinating the activities of multiple software teams and managing the dependencies between them, all in a lean operation
Using Lean & Agile methodologies to track progress and provide informed insight into projected completion dates for initiatives
Identifying, tracking and mitigating risks and issues identified throughout the delivery of initiatives.
Using strong project and organizational knowledge, leadership and active facilitation to enable effective team meetings and high performance teams
Communicating effectively with team members, senior leaders, and the broader organization
Keeping senior management, executives, and key stakeholders informed of project status and escalating issues when they impact timeline, scope, quality or budget
Contributes to the functional excellence of project management by participation in the development and continuous improvement of processes, procedures, and tools related to program and portfolio management practices
Leading high visibility strategic programs made up of multiple teams/workstreams
Forging cross-functional partnerships to produce detailed program/project plans
Monitoring project progress, anticipating and reducing risk and helping manage and resolve issues as they arise
Identifying resource requirements and pulling in the right people
You’ll need to have:
8+ years of project management experience (ideally with relevant qualifications)
5+ years of program management experience (ideally with relevant qualifications)
Proven knowledge and experience in Agile/Lean development methodologies and managing complex projects in an Agile environment
Demonstrated ability to think strategically when planning, managing teams and processes
Takes accountability for all project management aspects and works effectively and closely with the delivery managers
Skilful use of interpersonal skills and influence to accomplish work without formal authority and to ensure optimal team performance
Excellent communication and customer service skills, which enable successful collaboration with executive level stakeholders
Strong experience facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making, and ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders
Sound judgment, problem solving, and collaboration in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions to problems
Ability to work effectively with cross-functional or horizontally aligned teams
Where you’ll be workingIn this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.
Scheduled Weekly Hours37.5
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