Project Manager

  • PETA Foundation
  • Aug 08, 2018
Full time Project Management Web-Internet

Job Description

Position Objectives:

To lead digital media and other technical projects of varying levels of complexity, scope, and budget

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Manage several projects, of varying levels of complexity, scope, and budget, at one time
  • Projects will range from small website updates to complete revamps, new mobile apps, CRM set up or upgrades, and more
  • Lead cross-functional teams of designers, developers, QA, marketers, and development professionals and facilitate all phases of the project lifecycle
  • Develop project schedules based on WBS estimates and business needs, hold teams accountable, and bring projects to completion on schedule
  • Elicit requirements from stakeholders and use them to create clear, comprehensive and concise requirements documentation
  • Collaborate with developers and designers to establish the technical vision for the project
  • Identify risks, create mitigation strategies, and execute them
  • Draft product testing instructions for the Quality Acceptance team and user acceptance tests for stakeholders
  • Effectively manage the development phase by monitoring and communicating with the team
  • Conduct trainings related to features and operation of products
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization, internal, cross-functional and external, and keeps stakeholders up to date on project status
  • Follow established procedures and keep all project materials accurate and up-to-date
  • Complete project post-mortems and ensure that lessons learned are applied to future projects undertaken by the department
  • Deliver excellent customer service to numerous stakeholders and requesting departments

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of experience as a project manager or business analyst for web based and mobile app product development
  • Project management certification preferred
  • Knowledge of a variety of project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile) and tools
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with WordPress, Google Analytics, Optimizely, and Salesforce is preferred
  • Knowledge of internet trends, development and design best practices, and related laws is preferred, as well as a high degree of self-motivation to stay abreast of new technology, tools, and methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to gather project requirements through a variety of elicitation techniques
  • Strong writing skills used to document requirements, draft other project documents, and to communicate with teams day to day
  • Excellent organizational skills, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, including ability to lead meetings and present to small audiences
  • Ability manage multiple projects and tasks at one time and to prioritize daily tasks based on project requirements and business objectives
  • Proven ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Area of Focus

Animal Rights

Veg Type

Veg Friendly

Job Level

Professional

Remote Position?

Yes