• Senior Project Manager

    Rocket Software, Inc. Washington, DC 20080

    Job #2226366725

  • It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

    Job Description Summary:

    The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the successful delivery of Rocket products throughout the software development lifecycle as well as planning / managing non-product initiatives. They would be able to take complex projects at any phase and get alignment with all stakeholders on objectives, schedules and clearly define milestones to keep the project on track. The Senior Project Manager provides full transparency into project status, provide well-formed data analysis, and hold team members accountable for deliverables.

    Independently manage large, complex, enterprise multi-workstream projects that include internal & external stakeholders. Projects can vary from technology refresh or upgrade projects through to major transformations of business systems. During a project the Senior PM acts as the primary interface to the customer. The PM is expected to know and follow the Rocket delivery methodology.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

    • Manage strategic, highly complex business consulting engagements involving Rocket, partner, customer, and 3rd party stakeholders

    • Accountable as central point of contact throughout the project lifecycle.

    • Establishment of an effective project governance structure

    • Develop and maintain project plans and schedules, identifying key milestones, resource requirements, pre-requisites, and dependencies as well as risk visibility and mitigation.

    • Ensure project charter, goals and objectives are defined and met. This includes helping to define and documenting timelines, budget, and resource requirements to deliver quality outcome.

    • Collaborate with stakeholders for creation of cross-functional interlock and supportive procedures to deliver on-time projects.

    • Manage multiple concurrent projects

    • Communicate clearly at various levels of the organization both with written, verbal and presentation skills.

    • Must be team oriented with ability to facilitate effective meetings, handle conflict resolution, and create approachable environment.

    • Work with multiple teams to transition project solution knowledge and ownership.

    • Keep projects on track by

    • Managing: Project schedules, deliverables, scope, resource forecasts, risks, communication

    • Planning: Securing resources according to agree project schedule

    • Measuring: Checking project progress toward meeting its objectives

    • Evaluating: Determining the cause of deviations from the plan

    • Determining and taking corrective actions

    • Manage communication and alignment of customer and stakeholder responsibilities and expectations,

    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum 7 years' Senior level Project Management experience with a technology vendor or systems integrator, working with external clients and partners

    • Experience managing large complex enterprise multi-stream software implementation projects

    • Excellent communication skills across various functional teams and executive management, including the ability to communicate between technical and non-technical contributors

    • Driven to maintain highly organized and efficient management of assigned portfolio

    • Excellent listening, judgement, and problem-solving skills

    • Strong drive to deliver exceptional outcomes

    • Prince 2 or PMI certification required

    • Must speak English, French, and Italia

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Additional program, portfolio management and software development methodology certification

    Education:

    Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

    Travel Requirements:

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