Our Client Process Management Software offers the effective workflow optimization solutions for companies from the private and public sectors that choose to automate their workflow to boost overall productivity and streamline the business.
Implementing their dedicated business process automation software; would give their clients the upper hand in developing and scaling their business and reducing human error.
Our client is looking for an organized, detail-oriented individual to join their team as a software project manager. The responsibilities of the software project manager include overseeing software projects from start to finish, managing and motivating software developers and other team members, giving customer presentations, and writing project proposals.
To be successful as a software project manager, you should have a good working knowledge of project estimation techniques and the ability to motivate team members. Ultimately, a top-notch software project manager should have good communication and decision-making skills.
Project Manager Responsibilities:
Discussing potential projects and their parameters with clients, executives, and software developers.
Planning out the blueprints for software projects, including defining the scope, allocating resources, setting deadlines, laying out communication strategies, and indicating tests and maintenance.
Assembling and leading the project team.
Participating in and supervising each stage of the project.
Ensuring each project stays on schedule and adheres to the deadlines.
Creating a project budget and ensuring the project adheres to the budget as closely as possible.
Determining and overseeing consistent testing, evaluation, and troubleshooting of all products in all stages of completion.
Tracking milestones, deliverables, and change requests.
Serving as a liaison to communicate information regarding changes, milestones reached, and other pertinent information.
Delivering completed software products to clients and performing regular checks on the products' performance.
Responsible for tracking and reporting on key metrics (i.e. deliverables, financials, duration, benefits) and communicating findings to program managers and top management.
Manages designated work streams and constituents to meet customer and business needs by translating business plans into tactical action items and provides training and development opportunities for lower-level project managers.
Controls and mitigates project risks by performing the qualitative and quantitative analysis of risks and trigger events, planning risk response, establishing contingency plans, anticipating dependencies affected by ongoing project changes, and recommending ways to mitigate future risks to management.
Drives the work for complex and large project teams by recommending or requesting resources to support project demands, communicates a clear vision of business project goals and objectives, and provides functional expertise input for deliverables worked on by the team.
Directs and coordinates the development of requests for information (RFI) and vendor requests for proposal (RFP) processes, working with appropriate stakeholders to provide input.
Develops, analyzes, and manages all touch points of the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials, and providing input and justification for costs and budget impact.
Project Manager Requirements:
A bachelor's degree in information technology, software development management, software engineering, computer science, or a related field.
5+ years of experience.
Proven experience in project management and software development.
Good working knowledge of project estimation techniques.
Excellent technical knowledge.
Good leadership, decision-making, and organization skills.
Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
Extensive consulting experience, technical or business lead on projects and/or any prior leadership role would be beneficial
Ability to analyze requirements to ensure scope is being met on projects
Project Management Professional (PMP) or in the process of gaining certification within the next six months
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Experience translating business requests into discrete efforts requiring specific technical, functional, and/or operational evaluation
Strong Microsoft PowerPoint capabilities
Ability to develop data-based storylines and business cases
Strategic thinking and emotional intelligence
Proficient with project management tools, MS-Project or other project management software, and MS-Office applications