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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-02327
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 04/30/2018 to 04/29/2019
Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Menlo Park, CA
Job Duration: 12 months

Job Description:

This PM will support the growing Spatial Computing team focusing on GIS tools and data sets. The role will support basic program needs, help with tracking and coordinating execution. Will work with internal and external partners/vendors to follow and track engagements.

Responsibilities:
Manage related cross-functional programs by working with development teams, product teams
Drive and manage external partner relationships
Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery
Provide day-to-day coordination, purchases, budgets and tracking.
Communicate cross-functionally and drive hybrid engineering and data science efforts
Align cross-functional stakeholders on objectives and goals for the program, gather and prioritize requirements.
Maintain program status pages and provide frequent program updates. Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program.
Communicate status to stakeholder teams
Managing team calendars, agendas, facilitate meetings and follow ups.
Build relationships, gain consensus, remove tension/roadblocks and focus on the solution.

Minimum Qualifications
2+ years of tech industry experience or 2+ years of program management experience
Communication, organization and management skills, with proven ability in cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management
Ability to collaborate with different individuals across the organization and within other geographies, and "roll-up the sleeves " in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.
Experience in a fast -paced environment
Experience working with external technology vendors and partners
Ability to thrive in an unstructured environment
Ability to create and strengthen partnerships and relationships both internal and external to client
Problem solving skills with an enthusiasm for learning new things
Resourceful, action-oriented with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles.
Experience working with data acquisition preferred.
Understanding of software development processes preferred
Experience with GIS Tools and data sets a preferred