IT Project Manager in Portland, Oregon at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/5/2020

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • High-Growth Publicly traded organization with revenues over $15B; highly diversified with over 45,000 customers and 100+ locations in North America
  • Highly acquisitive company is one of the fastest growing in North America; more than 84,000 employees at 229 locations globally
  • Multi-billion dollar business model that embraces a fast-paced and innovative culture with heavy growth by way of acquisition

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Company offers upward mobility and promotion from within
  • Excellent benefits and team oriented work environment
  • Global company with an outstanding reputation and great tenure

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Portland, OR

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Drive the project team to deliver successful project results, holding the project team accountable for delivering high quality products on schedule.
  • Manage all stages of projects using Agile methodologies, including iterations of planning, design, development, system testing and UAT, release and support.
  • Manage project scope definition, planning, verification, maintenance, and formal change control.
  • Adhere to established guidelines and controls including Budget, Capitalization, Financial Reporting, and Requisition practices. Adhere to  Project Development and SOX controls.
  • Work with all resource roles assigned to the projects. Manage role and resource demand and assignments, and monitor accurate resource time tracking.
  • Effectively communicate to all project stakeholders and sponsors, providing timely generation and distribution of project status and information.
  • Identify project risks and issues. Determine risk impact/probability and determine risk strategies and mitigations.  Drive issue resolution and negotiate solutions.
  • Build and maintain project activities, artifacts and dashboards using Jira and Planview to properly represent project status and activities; ensuring appropriate financial reporting and capitalization.
  • Ensure project deliverables satisfy the agreed-upon requirements through quality planning, quality assurance and quality control.
  • Manage the integration of all elements of a project, including software, middleware, hardware, and network components. Work with technical leads to establish environments to support development, testing, training and production.
  • Manage multiple projects or work efforts simultaneously.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; Leadership and project management training are beneficial.
  • 3 + years of direct project management experience on small to medium software development based projects (6 or more people for 9 or more months) working within a defined project management methodology and standard practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of IT software development methodologies and processes in an agile environment. Agile project management training and experience preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced software development environment.
  • Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment (desirable).
  • Transportation and logistics industry experience a plus.
  • Experience with Portfolio/Project Management software such as to Planview, JIRA, Clarity PPM, Microsoft Project preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in at least one of the following roles:  business analyst, technical lead and data analyst.
  • PMP certification or equivalent preferred

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