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ASSOCIATE PROJECT MANAGER

Remote, Remote · Information Technology
Job Title: Associate Project Manager
Location: US-Remote
 
Overview:
Our client, an award-winning Federal Integrator, is seeking an Associate Project Manager, who will be the direct customer liaison for a new project and responsible for the management of the team. The person will have to wear multiple hats initially, helping with business analyst and scrum master duties, as needed by the project. 

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities for this role include - 
  • Own project delivery for IT solutions aimed at the U.S Federal government
  • Act as the primary point of contact for all customer/stakeholder communication needs
  • Understand and document project requirements from both a business and a technical standpoint. Serve as the liaison between business users and the project team 
  • Demonstrate leadership skills to manage project resources and help remove impediments 
  • Ensure project goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team member performance 
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle 
  • Proactively identify, report, and manage program risks 
  • Cultivate strong relationships with customers and Government POC’s to deliver successfully on program goals and position REI as a thought leader on the program
  • Work with the Program Manager to manage contractual, financial, and personnel related issues associated with project delivery
  • People-centric leadership. Assist in recruitment, mentoring team members, and training.
 
Qualifications:
Required Experience/Skills
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in IT project implementations, maintaining quality control throughout the software life cycle including solution architecture and systems analysis.
  • 3+ years of experience working with an Agile implementation team writing user stories, grooming product backlog, planning out release planning.
  • Ability to understand cloud architecture & design concepts, three-tier architecture, and technical dependencies 
  • Ability to develop implementation plan(s) for complex IT enterprise scale projects working through vendors and teams 
  • Good knowledge of Agile Software Development practices 
  • Ability to work independently with minimum guidance and collaborate with internal and external teams to make progress 
  • Ability to track progress and unblock individual via collaboration with other team members or escalation to chain of command 
  • Ability to influence without authority in Technical IT Projects 
  • Experience in developing reports and executive presentations  
  • Proven experience managing agile scrum teams 
  • Proven stakeholder management skills 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Desired Attributes
  • Curiosity and motivation to learn
  • Ambition and inner drive to take on more responsibility and ownership quickly
  • Passion for delivering real solutions to real customers
  • Pride in quality of work
  • Tenacity to win
Other similar professional duties maybe assigned as needed
 
Education/Training
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or related field
  • PMI-PMP certified is a plus!
  • Highly preferred: Agile Certifications - PMI-ACP, SAFe, CSM 
Education:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or any related field
 
Clearance:  US Citizenship with ability to obtain Public Trust clearance
 
 

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