Blue Acorn iCi is the only digital consumer experience company combining analytics, ecommerce, content management, and full-service commerce operations. No other company brings together engineers, data scientists, retail experts, designers and strategists to create seamless, memorable and scalable customer experiences. Through our integrated capabilities and unparalleled expertise, Blue Acorn iCi makes content and commerce more effective for legacy brands and digital natives alike, including Le Creuset, Casper, Food Lion, Charter, Ticketmaster, and Panera. Join our incredible team as we successfully deliver extraordinary digital experiences. We are truly a one of a kind company!
Blue Acorn iCi is looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for managing projects and resources with the objective of meeting client requirements and expectations within the limits of budget, timeline, and company policies.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. The below list represents the major tasks assigned to incumbents in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all tasks.
Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management
Create a detailed work plan that identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
Manage project staff according to the established policies and practices of the organization
Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project
Lead, coach, and motivate internal and contract project team members; recommend training needs based on resource performance gaps
Execute the project according to the project plan. Ensure all project information is properly documented, stored and shared as appropriate
Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders on the progress of the project
Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards
Write reports on the project for management and for clients
Communicate with clients as outlined in the SOW
Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis
Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
Ensure that all financial records for the project are accurate and up to date
Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget, and at the required level of quality
Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase
Capture project lessons learned and share with the PMO
Bachelor's in Business Administration, Computer Science, or related field
5+ years applications based project management experience is required
2+ years managing client-facing projects in a consulting or services organization is required
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is required
Scrum Master experience is a plus (certification a plus)
Solid understanding of custom software development processes and engagement methodologies. Practical experience in managing agile development projects a must
Documented ability to contain project scope, and act as an owner for all project outcomes
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams; share responsibility for results, provide and accept feedback, while building strong relationships and positively influencing stakeholders and teams
Exceptional verbal, presentation, and written communication skills as well as strong conflict resolution and negotiation skills
Innovative thinking with a capacity to accurately and articulately document information
PC skills and desire to work with new and innovative technology
Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and Mavenlink experience is a plus
JIRA and Confluence experience is a plus
Minimal travel may be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS REQUIREMENTS:
Common office/desk environment that involves long periods of time at a stationary desk with extensive computer work that requires repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
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