Senior Project Manager

Ultimate Software Fort Lauderdale , FL 33301

Posted 5 months ago

Searching for an experienced Project Manager to join our fast-paced Delivery Assurance Management team. This is not a traditional Project Management role. Our Delivery Assurance Management team provides leadership and organizational readiness for key operational and strategic business projects, which typically cross multiple divisions within the company. At the same time works closely with the Product and Development teams to ensure cross-domain risks and dependencies are identified, tracked, and addressed for timely product delivery.

You will be responsible for managing technical and critical product related projects/initiatives. This position demands strong relationship management and customer focus at all levels, organizational skills and problem-solving expertise, while working with current and emerging technologies, managing team dynamics, and dealing with fast changing and sometime ambiguous requirements. Excellent project management skills, team orientation, flexibility, innovative thinking, and self-motivation are required for success.

Here at Ultimate Software, we truly put our people first. We strongly believe in teamwork, and we encourage and trust our people to reach higher, learn more, and live up to their potential. Ultimate is ranked #1 on Fortune's Best Places to Work in Technology for 2019 and #3 on the 100 Best Companies to Work For list in 2018. Ultimate is also ranked #1 on Fortune's 75 Best Workplaces for Women and #5 on its Best Workplaces for Diversity list.

Primary/Essential Duties and

Key Responsibilities:
  • Track development key milestones and manage schedule or scope risks. Implement solid mitigation plans to ensure on-time delivery of committed deliverables.

  • Partner with business owners, team members and other key stakeholders across various departments to plan, develop and manage key product development projects and initiatives.

  • Ensure plans and related activities support key organization business objectives and major deliverables.

  • Facilitate appropriate communication methods and tracking tools to manage risks, dependencies, escalations and detailed project documentation, including reporting and key metrics.

  • Resolve issues to meet delivery success criteria.

  • Actively participate in and support continuously evolving Delivery Management best practices.

  • Support and assists team members in process improvements.

  • Mentor team members and peers.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in Project Management, Agile Methodology, and managing direct and matrixed project teams.

  • Ability to create strong relationships with stakeholders.

  • Solid background of SDLC, product readiness, and go-to market strategy and processes.

  • Experience implementing SaaS products

  • 5-10 years' experience in successfully leading multiple projects, with varying complexity, impact, and varied technology focus.

  • Ability to proactively manage project health and challenge project teams to ensure project efficiency.

  • Strong written/verbal communication, and presentation skills

(Experience, Education, Certification, License and Training)

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP certification preferred

Travel Requirements:

  • Less than 10%

This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job and to include the general nature of work performed. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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