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Technical Project Manager

Req #: CNX00045854
Location: Milwaukee, WI US
Job Category: Marketing Operations
This position is the primary person for the assigned Concentrix Project team during the post-sale phases (planning, specification development, implementation, production management, scope change management) of projects. Acting under general direction, the Technical Project Manager is responsible to facilitate the design of complex and complete end-to-end technology, marketing solutions for various internal and external projects. Acting as the primary lead on medium to large size projects, the Project Manager will undertake responsibility for standard, customized or innovative solutions in response to basic to complex opportunities presented by the Account and Business Development teams or an internal client.
 
Responsibilities 
 
  • Responsible for ensuring that the planned development, implementation and production deliverables (if applicable) of the project are on-schedule, on budget and within defined scope and quality expectations
  • Facilitate and manage, in conjunction with the Concentrix Project Team, the preparation of key documentation:
  • Business requirements for development of an end-to-end solution
  • Acts as an interface and facilitator for gathering, defining, reviewing, finalizing and evaluating internal or external client requirements
  • Master Services Agreement, Statement of Work, Service Level Agreement, Functional Specifications
  • Facilitate and manage scope changes during planning and design phase, implementation phase and production phase (if applicable)
  • Know and understand the client’s business and business problems.  Work with Development and Architect Team to develop strategies to resolve problems that equate to additional business for Concentrix
  • Work with Project Team to design solutions that reflect the needs of the client from both a functional and budgetary perspective.
  • Lead Concentrix Project Team to successful completion of defined requirements through the development and management of project management tools
  • Project plan - facilitate completion of, author and manage to integrated time lines
  • Budget-to-actual tracking and management
  • Regular status meetings and reporting
  • Open issues tracking and resolution
  • Service Requests initiation and management
  • Manage the post-launch analysis phase to determine potential process improvements and/or best practices.
  • Anticipate, initiate and coordinate issues with Concentrix Project Team as client advocate and provide counseling for enhancements on existing projects – as required
  • Assist in defining project participants and essential resources and organizing their effective input
  • Manage relationships and resource requirements with other team members, partners, vendors and suppliers
  • Identifies and manages project issues and risk.
  • Provides input regarding opportunities for continuous process and productivity improvements.
  • Manages client expectations - negotiating internally and externally
 
 
Reporting Structure & Interactions
 
No direct reports
 
Working Conditions
 
  • Office environment
  • Some travel may be required
 
 
 
 

Qualifications

Education/Knowledge:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from an accredited four (4) year college or university
    • College or University degree in Computer Technology preferred or equivalent experience
  • General knowledge of marketing industry campaign management is required
 
Experience / Skill / Attributes:
 
  • 5+ years of project management (Project Manager, Senior Project Manager) experience
  • Relevant project management experience in large-scale environments
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Excellent negotiation skills required
  • Candidates with experience in Automotive, Health, Insurance OR Financial industries would be preferred
  • Proficiency in using Project Management Tools  
  • Project Management training and certification a plus
  • Mentoring and presentation experience
  • Work in Agile with Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with Web, Database Development and Cloud technologies a plus

 

Competencies

           
Adaptability – Is able and willing to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities.  Able to adjust personal style to changing environment.  Maintains focus and intensity and remains calm, optimistic and persistent, even under adversity.
 
Communication (Verbal and/or Written) - Able to clearly present information through the spoken and/or written word, influence or persuade others through oral presentation in positive or negative circumstances, listens well, able to write clearly in a variety of communication settings and styles.
 
Culture Alignment - Understands the Concentrix culture and actively promotes it through every action taken, and every decision made. Supports a culture that fosters high standards of professionalism and ethics, behaves in a fair, ethical, and respectful manner.
 
Impact and Influence - The ability to persuade, convince, negotiate with, influence, and/or sell others, in order for them to support ideas/objectives or purchase items.  The desire to have a specific impact, to gain acceptance of an idea, plan, activity or sell a service or product.
 
Job Knowledge - Knows, understands and appropriately applies the technical /soft skills, methods and processes required for the position.  Is able to learn, retain and apply information to the job. Keeps current with new and/or updated program information, trends and developments in field.
 
Leadership - Inspires, motivates, and guides others toward goal accomplishment.  Consistently develops and sustains cooperative working relationships.  Encourages and facilitates cooperation within the organization and with customer groups; fosters commitment, team spirit, pride and trust.  Skilled at building rapport.
 
Organization and Planning - Anticipates needs, determines priorities and establishes the appropriate courses of action, set goals.  Monitors performance towards goals and makes adjustments, as necessary, to facilitate goal attainment.  Able to organize/schedule people or tasks, develops actions plans while being sensitive to time constraints and resources availability.
 
Teamwork - The ability to work effectively with others to generate a positive, productive and informed work environment.  Is united in the collective purpose.
 
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