Technical Project Manager
BCforward is seeking a highly motivated Project Manager for our client in Chicago, IL
- Position Title: Technical Project Manager
- Location: Chicago, IL
- Anticipated start date: 8/2/2021
- Duration: Direct Hire - Full Time
- Reporting to: Technical Program Manager
Our Client is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our Product Management & Data Science team. You will demonstrate mastery of agile principles and carry a passion for producing results. You will work with our teams daily to remove impediments, ensure understanding of priorities, and to maintain transparency with the broader organization. You will report to our Technical Program Manager.
Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. This client encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.
- Organize and support technology program execution on daily basis and working across multiple departments.
- Report deviations on project progress and timeline to partners (business, product, technology, and others).
- Find and address risks to project progress.
- Keep project execution statuses updated in standard work tracking tools (e.g., Jira) and processes, including everything from information about timelines to milestones of specifically defined deliverable.
- Ensure the teams allocated to each project understand and are in consideration of the business's priorities.
- Prepare inputs for review of planned vs actual resource allocation per project.
- Encourage daily technology stand-ups, retrospectives, and regular demo sessions.
- Propose facilitation process enhancements to improve project execution.
- Identify requirements between projects that might affect the delivery date, and coordinate requirements between teams.
- Track project workstreams and the flow of information, not only inside the technology department, but throughout the whole organization
Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 139693 when responding to this ad.