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Project Manager Global
Ref No.: 18-34773
Location: New York city, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/18/2018

Client: ELC (Estee Lauder Companies)
Location: NYC, NY

· Manage Feature Rollouts in a fast-paced, agile environment, working closely with developers and stakeholders to ensure successful product and feature launches
· Work directly with customers to help they evaluate and adopt while also learning how to improve the products going forward.
· Guide engineering work through creating detailed functional specifications or tasks, driving wireframes and design comps
· Create and drive schedules for software analysis, development, testing and delivery
· Manage the daily tracking of all development activities
· Host regular sprint activities like planning and retrospectives
· Help communicate roadblocks and that may prevent developers and / or other teams from achieving established goals in the allotted time

Minimum requirements:
· Bachelor's degree in Technology related field or equivalent technical experience, e.g., software development or managing software projects.
· 8+ years of experience in software development and full product life-cycles
· Strong knowledge of website development, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
· Previous hands-on development experience with UI frameworks such as jQuery, Angular etc.
· Familiarity with latest software methodologies (Agile/Scrum/Kanban)
· Experience with JIRA
· Experience with PM tools
· Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical cross-functional teams
· Passion for customer experiences and actively aware of the latest UX trends
· Strong influencing skills with the ability to facilitate successful product launches, increase the performance of existing products, introduce new business models, and evolve the business
· Ability to perform cross-functional process analysis and problem resolution for new and existing product

Preferred qualifications:
· eCommerce experience is a big plus
· Previous hands-on experience building websites by collaborating with different teams including design, Creative, development, QA, and business teams.
· Agency experience is a plus
· Strong understanding of website best practices, consumer journey, and knowledge of different frameworks preferred
· PMP certification