Project/Program Manager (Contract)

Flexential Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

We are unable to accept applicants who currently or in the future will require a work Visa.

Be a part of a team managing strategic projects in a fast-paced environment. Our ideal candidate will have strong leadership qualities and 5+ years of agile/project/program management experience with demonstrated history of working with e-commerce companies.

What you'll do:

  • Create and execute Product Roadmaps, Release Plans and project work plans and revise appropriately to meet changing needs, requirements and/or capacity.

  • Create and maintain processes and artifacts for managing intake, prioritization, planning, execution and close-out of key business initiatives.

  • Create and maintain visual information radiators and team/program metrics that demonstrate measurable progress toward KPIs and delivery of planned work.

  • Assist in the development of business cases, Epics, Features, Stories or other requirement documents.

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of multiple projects and scope.

  • Effectively apply best practice methodology, inspect, adapt and enforce standards.

  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

  • Understand basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections, and make decisions accordingly.

  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.

  • Coach program and delivery teams in best practices of Agile delivery techniques.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years prior experience in leading cross-functional projects and coordination (marketing, production, IT, customer service, etc.) following Agile and Traditional/Hybrid project delivery methods (Scrum, Kanban, Plan-driven).

  • Experience as a Scrum Master or Product Owner effectively leading and coaching teams in Agile-at-scale.

  • A passion & aptitude for technology.

  • Understanding of web site design, user interface design principles, usability testing, and web site technologies preferred.

  • Strong in building relationships, managing stakeholder expectations and able to communicate at all levels.

  • Experience in managing Agile and hybrid/plan-driven programs in Agile Product Lifecycle tools (e.g. Agilecraft, Rally, VersionOne, Jira, etc.) highly desirable.

  • Ability to communicate concisely and accurately to executives.

  • Experience with scope management, issue & risk tracking, conflict resolution, communicating to clients and partners and vendor management.

Preferred Skills:

  • CSM, CSP, ACP, PMP, Six Sigma or Lean certifications are a plus.

  • Microsoft Project or similar expertise.

LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity.


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