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Technical Project Manager

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  • This is a 1 year temporary assignment with potential to extend
  • Local candidates only please
  • Must have proof of eligibility to work in the US as W2 employee - sponsorship is not available
  • Previous digital e-Commerce project experience required 

Our Fortune 500 Tourism & Hospitality Client is looking to add a TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER ​to their project team. If selected you would managea the information technology department in accordance with organizational policies and goals. Ensure proper functioning of company's information processing system and makes upgrades as necessary. Help business operations utilize information systems to improve efficiency. Keep computer equipment, hardware, and software updated to meet organizational needs. Follow appropriate programming procedures.

Requires a bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Key Responsibilities include: 
Project Estimation :

  • Facilitate scope definition, and high-level planning, discovery, and estimation workshops for projects with cross-functional teams 
  • Quantify cost factors to deliver project deliverables including resources, project oversight, objective risk and related contingency 
  • Document key assumptions and dependencies established through estimation activities 
  • Prepare and present high-level plan with estimates for executives and cross-functional leaders based on estimate outcomes 

Project Planning :

  • Create project schedule and communication plans 
  • Ensure proactive scheduling of key deliverables, milestones and deliverable tasks 
  • Establish project financial forecasts including resource plans and other expense plans 
  • Develop the project plan and schedule with cross discipline functional leads 
  • Ensure necessary steps and dependencies to deliver projects and components are established 
  • Validate that scope can be completed within timeline and budget 
  • Estimate resource needs with help from functional leads 

Project Delivery :

  • Confidently lead and drive cross-functional projects, and individual project tracks of large programs through full delivery life-cycle ensuring project is delivered on-time and on-budget
  •  Manage resource assignment, budget, scheduling, and scope prioritization, and change control 
  • Work with cross discipline team members to validate project assumptions and review project plans with leadership 
  • Ensure proper documentation of scope of work with help from cross discipline functional leads 
  • Serve as primary liaison among multiple teams, including Product Management, Design, Technology, vendors and other key functional delivery teams for the project (when appropriate)
  •  Communicate regular updates to project and executive leadership team on delivery progress, plan updates and budget spend and forecast, including status report updates, financial/budget/variance reports, and other reporting as required 
  • Monitor adherence to schedule and milestone commitments 
  • Escalate key issues and risks to ensure timely resolution and mitigation 
  • Prevent scope creep, record causes of change, and facilitate change requests to ensure impacts to schedule or budget, as well as forecasts, are approved and communicated in a timely manner
  •  Use metrics, including burn-down charts, to drive performance, efficiency and forecast improvements 
  • Ensure proper project closure including retroactives/lessons learned, transition and hand-off to production operations support, and final financial reporting

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