Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Deltek Systems
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Position Responsibilities

Deltek is seeking a results-oriented, detail-driven project manager with strong experience leading agile software development projects. In this high visibility position, the Senior Project Manager will lead project teams through an agile software development lifecycle to deliver both new and existing Deltek Cloud products and will be accountable for on-time, on-budget, high quality software project deliveries. This position requires a high degree of collaboration with the leaders of technical teams such as design, development, documentation, operations and quality assurance, and coordination to manage dependencies and handoffs between engineering, product management and release readiness teams.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Project Planning and Management-Apply modern project management techniques tomanageaproject, achievingobjectives of scope, quality, time and cost. Organize and lead project status and working meetings. Prepare progress reports. Present to executive steering committee on a regular basis. Proactively identify and mitigate project risks and issues. Manage project changes. Develop relationships with key business stakeholders.
  • Team Management- Hold project teams accountable for their project responsibilities and deliverables. Proactively ensure that teams are in sync in terms of communication, schedules, and issues. Develop project teams by promoting empowerment, engagement and high quality deliverables. Project manage teams in US and the Philippines.
  • Product Manager Support-Partner with product managers/owners to plan and prioritize product delivery roadmaps and support key customer deployments.
  • Process Management and Improvement- Champion continuous improvement and adoption of project management and agile software development best practices.

Other Key Requirements of the Successful Candidate:
  • Strong understanding of Project Management methodologies and Agile software development, with experience delivering enterprise software products. Able to blend and right- these practices to fit the project and business need.
  • Deltek is a fast-paced environment - the ability to multitask on different projects concurrently and react quickly to movements in the business is critical.
  • A strong communicator with the ability to pull out and summarize information and tailor communication style and content for a variety of audiences. Comfortable and confident presenting to executives.
  • Driven, proactive and a do-er.
  • Have an understanding of the bigger picture. Be able to conceptualize where and how the project fits into the company's mission. Must be able to establish project goals, validate and confirm acceptance, challenge stakeholders, and hold stakeholders accountable.
  • Enough technical insight to become a credible leader with development teams, to facilitate resolution of software product issues, and to evaluate complex project issues and risks.
  • Skilled in building trusted relationships with team members and project stakeholders.
  • Ability to effectively address and resolve conflict within and across teams.
  • Ability to think creatively to define innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems.
  • 5+ yearsof progressively responsible experience on large scale software development projects, preferably in a commercial software development environment
  • Proven project management in the software or IT industry using project management best practices.
  • Proven experience managing agile projects and moving teams to agile methodologies.
  • B.S., Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience managing projects with remote teams in distributed, world-wide locations.
  • Experience working in a PMO (desired)
  • Experience developing or deploying software to enhance a cloud environment (desired)
  • ProvenProgram Management, Exceland Powerpoint skills

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Better software means better projects. Deltek is the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses. More than 30,000 organizations and millions of users in over 80 countries around the world rel y on Deltek for superior levels of project intelligence, management and collaboration. Our industry-focused expertise powers project success by helping firms achieve performance that maximizes productivity and revenue.

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