• Senior Software Project Manager

    Location US-MA-Norwell
    Job ID
    4065
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    7
    Category
    Engineering - Software
  • Overview

    Novara GeoSolutions is looking for an experienced Senior Software Project Manager to help us expand our industry leading technology and experience into new markets.

     

    The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the management and oversight of his/her assigned projects to ensure the client is satisfied and the project is within scope, budget and schedule. This individual will be measured on meeting project’s productivity factor and having minimum problem projects.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop project proposal – This individual will participate with the
      company’s VP of Technical Consulting and the assigned Marketing
      Coordinator to add input in the development of the technical scope, staffing
      plan, and pricing.
    • Assign team to project – Once the Director of Project Delivery assigns a
      project to the Project Manager, this individual will work closely with the
      Director of Project Delivery to select which individuals will be assigned to the
      project based on their skill sets and availability.
    • Manage client relationship – The Project Manager will be responsible for
      ensuring all of the client’s needs are met and addressing issues that arise
      during the project. It is essential that this individual is present at crucial client
      meetings. After the project is complete, this individual will strive to sustain
      the relationship with the client to encourage them for repeat business or
      expanded services.
    • Manage the financial responsibilities – This individual will work closely
      with the Project Accountants to ensure the client is invoiced and the company
      is paid in a timely manner. He/she will also be responsible for establishing,
      tracking, and communicating the project budget and the percentage spent on
      the project versus the percentage of project completion. This individual will
      be responsible for obtaining Extra Work Authorizations and budgets for
      projects that require additional scope to be executed.
    • Handle work plan development, execution, and monitoring – Prior to the
      project’s kick-off meeting, this individual will be responsible for creating a
      written document outlining the project’s goals and objectives, scope, staffing,
      budget, schedule, coordination efforts, and quality check responsibilities.
      Once the project begins, the Project Manager will continue to monitor the
      project’s performance, communicate regularly with key individuals assigned
      to the project, and address any matters that arise.
    • Hold internal/external team meetings regularly – This individual will be
      responsible for coordinating regular meetings to discuss the project’s progress,
      address any issues that arise, and ensure all individuals involved in the project
      are well-informed.
    • Handle problem resolution – When issues arise, this individual will be
      responsible for understanding the matter and trying to find solutions to
      minimize the impact.
    • Allocate billable time to projects within market – The Project Manager will
      be responsible for meeting a utilization goal by performing work on billable
      projects.
    • Serve as a mentor to technical staff – This individual will mentor the
      technical staff in project management to develop them into future Project
      Managers.
    • Other related duties, as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • A bachelor’s degree is required, M.S. is preferred, or equivalent professional
      experience.

    Experience and Qualifications: To be successful in this role, one must possess the
    following:

    • Minimum of 15 years of experience is required.
    • Technically astute and strategic in thinking to properly position a project for
      strong financial performance.
    • Extensive knowledge of standard practices within appropriate discipline
    • Demonstrates strong project management qualities and has excellent
      knowledge of project management processes.
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of his/her market.
    • An articulate and persuasive communicator, both one-on-one and in front of
      large groups.
    • Ability to handle holding critical conversations with internal and external
      clients.
    • Collaborative and highly adept at building and maintaining effective working
      relationships throughout the organization.
    • Strong experience with project budgeting.
    • Demonstrates a strong understanding of internal accounting processes

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

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