The Project Manager applies professional principles, practices, and techniques to lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks to ensure satisfied customers. This role has ultimate responsibility for all assigned projects and manages customer satisfaction, definition, planning, monitoring, and others aspects of a project. This role is generally assigned non-critical, standardized projects.
Responsible to thoroughly understand, and communicate stakeholder requirements to appropriate team members, and manage all requirements accordingly to realize each for the stakeholder.
Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed, and provide timely feedback.
Coordinate and facilitate delivery of project objectives.
Track progress and review project tasks to make certain deadlines are met appropriately.
Assess project issues and identify solutions to meet productivity, quality and customer goals.
Proactively communicate project status, issues & risks to management.
Follow policies, procedures and methodologies.
Conduct regular status meetings with all stakeholders, keeping the stakeholder’s needs and requirements continuously in view.
Work collaboratively with development staff and support staff to maintain thorough knowledge of product capabilities, and to ensure that all communications between Akcelerant and its stakeholders are precise.
Travel required up to 15% of the time.
Other duties may be assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is required.
Preferably 1-2 years of project management experience.
1-2 years’ experience in the financial industry and/or software development industry is a plus.
Verbal / Nonverbal – Convey easily and quickly any message; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens attentively and seeks clarification; Responds well to questions; Maintain professional nonverbal communication analogous to situation
Writes clearly and informatively with a high level of sophistication; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret complex written information.
Presentation - Presents clearly and informatively, easily maintaining audience attention and responding to audience needs; Able to facilitate discussion, progress effectively, and manage audience as needed. Become and remain proficient in all programs necessary to perform the everyday duties of this position.
Proficiency in MS Office Products is required.