FREEMAN Associate Project Manager in Boise, Idaho
We’re a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.
Coordinates all assigned software development projects and helps ensure dev team resources are utilized appropriately. Compiles project status reports, coordinates project schedules, manages project meetings, and identifies and resolves technical problems. Identifies and analyzes systems requirements and defines project scope, requirements, and deliverables. Coordinates and runs standard sprint meetings (standups, sprint planning, sprint review).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work closely with the Product Managers in the design and understanding of application architecture, customer use cases, and functionality.
Provide leadership and facilitate the work of cross-functional Project teams by clarifying project objectives and defining tactics necessary to accomplish these objectives
Manage a portfolio of multiple projects/user stories.
Develop detailed project schedules and milestones, project plans, budgets, scope, timeline and risks and risk mitigation plans to meet Project requirements while maintaining positive team morale.
Continually manage Project expectations with team members, stakeholders and management by monitoring progress against the plan, escalating problems and issues that impact cost, scope or schedule.
Manage external delivery partners and contractors when required.
Perform other duties as required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates Degree in computer systems or related field preferred.
Prior experience in IT project management is preferred.
Prior experience in defining development plans for large and complex projects.
Knowledge of application development methodologies, SDLC, Aglile, Scrum, and other IT industry standards.
Basic technical skills and background as needed to support the oversight of development and management of complex applications.
Basic technical understanding of eCommerce technologies
People management skills to lead and influence professional resources of high caliber.
Proven ability to manage in a matrix environment and partner with IT and business area representatives in leading and supporting development activities.
Experience with innovative & emerging technologies.
Develop and manage project timelines, resources, vendors, and budgetary requirements for large, complex projects.
Demonstrated strong business judgment and decision-making skills;
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation communication skills.
Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status.
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