Job Description

Project Manager
Job Number: 20-07256
Want to be part of the Energy Industry? Eclaro is looking for a Project Manager for our client in Waltham, MA.
Eclaro's client operates one of the world's largest energy delivery systems, constantly at the forefront of innovations in developing technology. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Lead and drive internal cross-functional teams to meet project/program deliverables.
  • Manage technical issues, risks and priorities. Perform risk assessment and implement risk mitigation plans.
  • Resolve issues and solve problems throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Create project schedules to identify when each task will be done and by whom. Manage project schedules and lead enforcement of project deadlines in response to the client requirements.
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria.
  • Proactively identifying resource constraints and working with personnel managers on creative solutions.
  • Manage the unexpected gracefully and effectively.
  • Lead weekly project meetings with technology team providing transparency to task status and identifying issues.
  • Possibly build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyse needs and requirements.
  • Implementation of projects using the Software Development Lifecycle model.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Serve as the conduit and act as liaison between the customers (internal and external), software development team and technical teams. Maintain key relationships with project sponsors to forecast resource needs and communicate those needs to management.
  • Ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external business, IT and vendors.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make constructive suggestions for change, work beyond the IT department to further optimize and improve existing process.
  • Build a knowledge base of project types to draw from to optimize processes.
  • Manage software development release cycle; coordinating resources, creating documentation and running release events.
  • Demonstrates the Valued Business Partner capabilities and behaviours in all interactions with IT colleagues, vendors and business stakeholders
  • Monitor project schedule and scope to ensure both remain on track. Initiate and implement appropriate actions.
  • Proactively engage in both quality assurance and risk management activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to IT and client requirements.
  • Meet financial performance targets for the assigned projects and proactively manage change control process both internally and externally.
  • Accountable for budget across assigned project(s) including monthly forecasting and variance reporting.
  • Collaborate with finance to initiate monthly invoicing and reconciliation.
  • Contribute to development and management of Program Delivery metrics (On time and On Budget)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.
Required Qualifications:
  • BS in a relevant discipline or, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Ten (10) to fifteen (15) years of professional experience demonstrating responsibility for participating in and/or managing large scale software programs.
  • Ten (10) years of project management or program leadership experience the ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external customers at all organizational levels.
  • Three (3) to five (5) year experience in managing projects using agile methodology and also oversight to external vendors.
  • Experience building and managing a project schedule in Microsoft Project or similar project management tool utilizing data-based decision-making (GANTT charts, etc.)
  • Ability to lead a large scale projects, including development of plans for scope, timeline, budget, issue management, and managing change.
  • Experience coordinating procurement events (RFP/RFI) and developing statements of work.
  • Experience managing multiple vendors to deliver the full scope of projects/programs.
  • Experience conducting and leading team meetings to manage the schedule, identify risks and review project deliverables. Comfortable with frequent changes or unpredictability.
  • Good customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to manage complex and varied interpersonal relationships to successfully complete projects.
  • Excellent ability to organize time and information to successfully complete projects.
  • Ability to lead and model behaviors for other team members.
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile project management.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
If interested, you may contact:
Maria Castañeda   
Maria Castañeda | LinkedIn

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. 

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