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Technical Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00313
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/01/2018 to 01/31/2019
Contract Opportunity
5 Months +

Job Description:
  • Manages all aspects of various technical projects (projects that focus on software development, hardware, information technology and technical applications), including assembling a project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of the project(s).
  • This position must be familiar with the project objectives as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
  • Communicates with project leaders and/or sponsors and functional area Managers regarding the status of specific projects.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage software development and business process analysis projects involving cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or service.
  • Develop and maintain project charters, detailed work plans, schedules and risk registers appropriate for the scope and complexity of each project.
  • Track the cross-functional team in the execution of the project.
  • Provide positive leadership toward the successful delivery with a focus on cost, schedule, scope, quality, and communication.
  • Coordinate efforts of all cross-functional team members. Establish and maintain a highly cooperative environment and foster collaboration across all areas.
  • Communicate status of assigned projects through written status reports and other communications as needed to various stakeholders.
  • Perform project risk assessment and implement risk mitigation plans.
  • Maintain project artifacts throughout the project.
  • Document high-level business requirements for projects as needed
    PMP certification is preferred.