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Director, Technical Project Management

Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Publicis Health

Irving, TX 75014
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The Director, Project Management for Platform Delivery has the primary responsibility for a new client implementation, a significant addition or change to a client's existing infrastructure, or day to day management of a large, active client. The Director, Project Management creates project plans and tracks and drives progress towards the delivery objectives established mutually with the client in the SOW, while ensuring delivery best practices are employed. The project manager manages the daily responsibilities associated with delivering world-class digital solutions for single or multiple clients.

Essential Functions

Performs project completion using internal or external customer perspective, typically from initiation through delivery
Coordinates cross-functional teams through meetings and progress measurement activity which bring distinct, specific projects to completion both on time and within budget

Knowledge & Skills

Excellent understanding of project management principles, such as organization, documentation, and delegation
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Able to interact with staff/colleagues of varying levels
Able to prioritize work and shift priorities as needed to meet aggressive deadlines and milestones
Able to identify and resolve issues
Able to complete successful projects that are on schedule and receive high satisfaction results
Able to function, and successfully manage, in a demanding and stressful environment
Able to negotiate, manage conflict, and manage customer concerns that cause disappointment, dissatisfaction, or frustration for the customer
Able to identify most effective and appropriate PM methodology(ies) based on project scope and complexity
Able to mentor other PMs
Able to deviate from standard/established PM methodologies to accomplish dynamic project completion
Duties & Responsibilities
Manage project development and execution from initiation through closure; be accountable for the project along with the project sponsor
Build and maintain knowledge of clients' business, competition, and industry trends
Provide assistance & advice to aid in developing strategic approaches to the development of solutions
Work with the project sponsors and stakeholders to ensure projects are fully defined, and assist in developing any supporting documentation needed
Clearly communicate expectations to project stakeholders Estimate project timeline's level of effort and cost
Create, update, and maintain project plans and schedules to keep project teams aligned & maintain accurate project forecasts and statuses
Manage team assignments and balance workload in a deadline driven environment
Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to project sponsors and stakeholders
Effectively apply our methodology and enforce project standards & governance
Manage change control process; perform risk assessments and analysis to identify and document impact of any proposed changes
Ensure change requests are documented and stored appropriately
Monitor performance against quality goals and implement corrective action as needed
Ensure work product accuracy before delivery to client
May manage one or more direct reports


10 years of related experience; 8+ years of Project Management
Combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job


Scrum Master certification preferred

Reference: 1152693443

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