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Senior Project Manager

Location : Columbia, MD
Job Type : Permanent @ BLEND360
Start Date : 01/07/2021
Hours : Full Time
Job Industry : Consulting
Job Category : Project/Program Management

Job Description :
 BLEND360 is an award-winning, - new breed Data Science Solutions Company
focused on powering exceptional results to our Fortune 500 clients. We are
a - growing company—born at the intersection of advanced analytics, data
and technology

Blend360  is seeking a Project Management expert - for our marketing
technology group, to perform a combination of planning, execution, and
relationship management duties. This person will be responsible for - issue
resolution and management efforts pertaining to Blend360's client projects.
He/She will be responsible for working closely with - business contacts and
Blend360's internal teams. The ideal candidate will need to be flexible to
shift priorities as business needs dictate. Also, this individual must not
hesitate to insert their efforts where and when needed in areas such as
prioritization, requirements development, process improvement and customer
issue resolution. He/She will need to serve as a subject matter expert on
platform capabilities and establish relationships and build support from
key internal partners in business areas to execution on the platform
strategy.
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The successful candidate will work as integral part of a team responsible
for delivering a best-in-class - experience across the various touchpoints,
and the infrastructure that supports them. To accomplish this, he/she will
be focused on continuously delivering - an industry-leading customer
experience while managing operating costs. Additionally, - Blend360's new
Project Manager - has the primary responsibility for client implementation,
any significant addition or change to a client's existing infrastructure,
or day to day management of large, active clients.

Essential Functions:

- · Creates project plans from scratch, - and tracks and drives progress
towards the delivery objectives established mutually with the client in the
SOW, while ensuring delivery best practices are employed.
- · Manages the daily responsibilities associated with delivering
world-class solutions for single or multiple clients.
- · - 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 methodologies - based
on project scope and complexity

• Able to mentor other PMs

• Able to deviate from standard/established PM methodologies to accomplish
dynamic project completion

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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


Required Qualifications :

Experience

• 5-7 years of related experience - of Project Management experience
preferred

• Combination of education and experience to successfully perform the
essential functions of the job -

  • - Bachelor's degree



Experience with Personalization or Marketing Analytics/Data Science a plus

 

 

 

 

 

RequiredSkills: Project Management
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