Technical Project Manager

Ends 28 Feb 2018

ABOUT THE POSITION: A Technical Project Manager at Tallwave can manage 4 to 6 technical engagements simultaneously. This role requires a deep understanding of the entire lifecycle of web and App development projects, and a desire to maintain a sustainable software dev process with Product, Design, and Engineering. A Technical Project Manager at Tallwave must be able to perform effectively in each of these areas:
Manage client work ensuring it’s in line with the client’s overall strategy, meeting their business goals, customer goals, and defined KPIs
Drive requirements gathering and documentation (use cases, user stories, etc.)
Produce Project Schedules to ensure stakeholders have visibility to important milestones
Provide work direction and lead the project team, includes remote team members, in day-to-day prioritization & execution of the work
Execute reporting to represent the health (scope, schedule, budget) of your projects
React to project adjustments and alterations promptly and positively
Manage systems and tools that contribute to project success
In depth knowledge of capabilities and resources of the company. You aren’t a subject matter expert in everything we deliver but you know more than enough to be dangerous and take a SME’s place in a client meeting if needed
Identify opportunities to add value to existing projects and promotes future projects
You confidently present complex work on larger scale projects to internal teams and clients, able to intelligently defend and collaborate on those strategies and solutions in a room full of stakeholders
Manage all financial aspects of a program, including cost-based estimating, ongoing budget to actuals management, identifying and managing scope creep (in partnership with the assigned Account Manager) and protecting final project margin
In addition to managing project timelines and deliverables, you will be an integral part of inspiring the Project Management team as a whole, helping to develop and grow processes and keeping an active dialog with the team about new trends and tools within the industry
QUALITIES:
Demonstrate leadership, facilitation, and interpersonal skills
Proactive
Organized and Detail Oriented
Adaptable / Flexible
Problem solver
Confident (speaks freely, even when controversial)
Poised (maintains calm during stressful situations)
Positive Attitude
Excellent oral and written communicator (over-communication)
Humble (able to admit mistakes)
Accountability
Servant leadership (being helpful, not "right")
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Exhibits a high degree of emotional intelligence, listening skills, and tact
Excellent risk management and conflict management skills
Strong negotiation and consensus-building skill set
Multitasks and problem solves in a fast-paced, self-starter environment
Tech savvy with the ability to leverage software tools to drive efficiency and productivity
Effectively chair a meeting, like a Boss
Maintain professionalism and emotional control through rapid operational tempos, and after losing ping pong matches
When stuff goes south, because it can, do something awesome about it to keep it on the rails
Most importantly, you back up your words with action
You embody our core values
Oh… and you’ll work with us at HQ in Scottsdale, Arizona
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree + 4 years min experience in Project Manager role, with at least 1 - 2 years client facing experience
At least 3 years of experience with web and mobile app development projects.
You have Project Management experience in a Digital Marketing Agency, or other marketing or consulting firms/agencies
COMPENSATION / INCENTIVES
Competitive salary + benefits Great location Flexible work hours
Take-it-as-you-need-it time off, subject to business needs and supervisor approval
An awesome place to work, grow, and put your thumb print on
Opportunity to have a voice and impact in growing a business
Trust. Tallwave trusts its employees and believes that they will do good work
We have a culture of encouraging each other, and it’s not just blowing smoke, when someone does a good job they are recognized
Food! “Lunch & Discusses” plus more throughout each month
Medical, Dental, Life, and 401(k)
Our work has been featured in TechCrunch, Forbes, Wired, Product Hunt, and more
You’ll have significant control over your own destiny
ABOUT US: Tallwave is an innovation agency that helps companies transform great ideas into commercial successes. We provide Design, Strategy, Market Intelligence, Product, Brand, Digital Marketing, and Technology Services that are laser-focused on execution and building amazing customer experiences. For more information on Tallwave, including more information on our company culture, visit our website at http://tallwave.com/
*Tallwave is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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