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Project Manager - #1114 Job Category: Project Manager
Location: Biloxi, Mississippi
Job Opportunity:

Doozer Software has been providing custom software development solutions, database/BI consulting, and IT staffing services for the past 23 years to companies across the Southeast. One of our customers located at the Gulf Coast is seeking to hire a Project Manager to join their team.  This position reports to the Sr. Project Manager.  The position has a salary range of 75-85k and comes with a full suite of benefits. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the initiating, planning, executing and closing phases of multiple projects simultaneously. May also manage Agile projects in a Scrum Master capacity.
  • Supervises the day-to-day aspects of assigned projects with regards to scope, schedule, quality, budget and resources.
  • Ensures projects complete within the project scope, budget and schedule expectations.
  • Works closely with Business Process Analysts and end users to develop a detailed understanding of user needs, and defines requirements for new or improved programs, processes or systems.
  • Works on complex business problems, analyzing and evaluating current business methods and procedures for improvements.
  • Consults with technical or functional experts at all levels to ensure thorough requirements are captured.
  • Works with various business unit leaders to develop high level and detailed business requirements, workflows and other deliverables to document business needs.
  • Supports User Acceptance Testing with end users by helping document test cases, leading end users through testing and triaging any issues resulting from User Acceptance Testing.
  • Assists in testing the solution.
  • Supports the Training team by helping collect project information and details from the project team to support end-user training, including (but not limited to): processes, procedures, workflows and/or screen shots that the Training business unit will turn into training materials. May also help deliver training to end users.
  • Executes required project management documentation on all projects, including (but not limited to): project charter, scope, schedule, requirements, test matrix, status reports and phase reviews. Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Obtains appropriate level of approval for all project documentation assigned to ensure understanding of expectations among all project stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicates project status and relevant project information to the project team, Director of Project Management and Executive Sponsors.
  • Identifies resources needed and gains acceptance to build project teams.
  • Coordinates the efforts of the functional business units and with external vendors as required to ensure projects are completed per expectations.
  • Determines technical project requirements through planning with IT team members and external vendors if applicable.
  • Ensures project teams are progressing toward project milestones and deliverables are being met according to the project plan and within the established timeline.
  • Anticipates potential schedule or priority delays, risks or issues and initiates contingency plans.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years of similar or related experience leading and directing project teams to deliver projects within the constraints of the project specifications required.
  • Familiarity with at least one project management tool (MS Project, Sciforma, PPM Pro, JIRA, Basecamp, Workfront, etc.) preferred.
  • Collaborates with the Senior Project Managers to ensure the project management methodology is followed.
  • Must possess strong analytical skills with the ability to view both detail and big picture
  • Must be highly organized and capable of handling multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Must be able to develop creative solutions to business problems and work well within a team environment.
  • Excellent collaboration, influence, and communication skills required.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Must be able to perform all functions independently with minimal supervision in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Effectively work with external third parties to ensure accurate and timely project completion.
  • Defines and communicates project milestones, service level agreements, and resource allocation to Sr. Management, department heads, and end-users as needed.