Position available in Katy TX, Irving TX, or Latham NY
Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Department: Delivery & Technical Services
Functional Area: Project Management
Reports To: Head of Project Management
FLSA Status: Exempt
Purpose of Position
Responsible for independently planning, coordinating, tracking and managing consulting and software implementation projects of various scope and size. May also act as primary Project Manager for Strategic or High-Profile clients in a Program Management or Portfolio setting. Leverage and improve existing documentation and project management methodologies as a key contributor to organizational process improvement. Lead by example both actively and passively for other members of the team by exemplifying the characteristics and behaviors of the successful Project Manager. Effectively collaborate with members of other COINS departments (Sales, Development, etc.) to ensure not only the highest level of client satisfaction and quality of project output is achieved, but also that activities are collectively orchestrated toward a common and established vision. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the overall success of assigned projects.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
This position requires management of assigned project team resources, including but not limited to members of the Project Management, Consulting, Development, and Technical teams. This position has no team lead or line management responsibility.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred:
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a software development environment or project management environment as listed above.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to present to clients and colleagues project-related information and/or explain the methodology employed for COINS projects. Understanding of business-appropriate language both verbally and written; speak in an appropriate way about company, colleagues, practices, etc.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Fundamental knowledge of PM estimating tools.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Possesses PMI-approved and related designation (i.e. PMP).
Conditions Of Employment
Other requirements to successfully perform this job are listed in this section:
Work Environment/Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; type at a keyboard, manipulate a computer mouse; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Ability to travel to business locations as required for project kick-offs or at other critical project junctures. Total annual travel for this position is unlikely to exceed 5-10%.
This role can be located in Katy or Irving, TX, or in Latham, NY.