Our agency is looking for an experienced Technology Project Manager to take charge of technology (e.g. website design and development) projects for key client accounts. This role is an important, strategic piece of our plan to further elevate our web product team’s quality, reach, and value for marquee clients. In this role, you will have ample authority to lead others and make decisions in collaboration with talented web designers and developers as well as with our brilliant product management team. Suffice to say, this role is central to important work, wide-ranging in its creativity, and never ever dull. You will not find yourself bored in this position.
Specifically, as our Technology Project Manager, your job will be to coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to a quality standard that meets or exceeds both internal and client expectations. You will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organization and execution including, but not limited to, scope management, timeline management, communications management, task management, and project-level budget management. Your exciting workday will usually involve some combination of managing schedules, arranging assignments, and communicating progress to stakeholders in-house and client-side to enable successful decision making and maintain stakeholder alignment.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a well-organized leader who possesses an assertive, problem-solving attitude combined with empathetic communication and collaboration skills. Detailed responsibilities and requirements for this role are as follows:
Coordinate internal resources and third party stakeholders (e.g. vendors, freelancers) for the flawless execution of projects
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget
Develop and design project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility, resource availability, and allocation
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders; Make sure that clients’ needs are met as projects evolve
Establish and monitor a detailed project plan to track progress, assign tasks to internal teams, and assist with schedule management
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
Create, maintain, and distribute comprehensive project documentation, plans, and reports to internal teams and key stakeholders
Issue all appropriate legal paperwork (e.g. contracts and terms of agreement)
Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests
Report and escalate to management as needed
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Prepare budgets, track expenses, and predict future costs
Break projects into doable tasks and set timeframes and goals
Communicate project status to all participants
Schedule regular meetings and record decisions (e.g. assigned tasks and next steps)
Order resources, like equipment and software
Experience in project management, from conception to delivery
Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers
Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
Ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans
Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
Ability to problem-solve creatively
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
Familiarity with risk management and quality assurance control
Knowledge of project management software (We use ClickUp.)
A strong understanding of WordPress and website UI/UX design.
PMP / PRINCE2 certification is a plus
Remote-First work environment.
Competitive compensation, with annual reviews and merit increases.
Health care plan (medical, dental & vision).
Three weeks paid vacation (plus another week during the December holidays).