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Senior Product Project Manager - REMOTE

  • Location: Boca Raton, 70706
  • Salary: $80 - $85 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

Our client is seeking a Sr. Product Project Manager with the ability to effectively lead and influence large, complex projects and project and cross-functional teams.

This is a 100% remote contract opportunity. Candidates should be in central or eastern time zone. 

Under general supervision, accountable for overall management, leadership and facilitation of cross-functional teams and assigned projects, including coordination, status reports, and stability of the project work effort; manage scope, and critical path for assigned projects.
  • May manage the financial, time and resource aspects of project against a set budget and project plan.
  • Manage and monitor work efforts daily and identifies resource needs; perform quality review; escalate functional, quality, and timeline issues, as appropriate.
  • Track key project milestones and adjust project plans and/or key resources to meet customer needs and requirements.
  • Lead larger and more highly complex projects
  • Support Program Manager(s) and team in developing communications, presentations, status reports and briefing material for Executive Leadership
  • Assertively and proactively identify, prioritize, troubleshoot and manage opportunities, risks and issues to achieve project goals.
  • Coordinate communication across all cross functional teams and third party providers that impact the scope, budget, risk, deliverables and resources of the project.
  • Performs as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor, and change agent.
  • Assist Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management in the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve enterprise goals.
  • Possess advanced knowledge and proficiency in project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices, and change management techniques.
  • Create project plans, schedules, and manage project teams.
  • Utilize and implement project management processes and methodologies for the organization to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Oversee and support more junior project managers on large, multi phase projects
  • Provide informal guidance and support to more junior team members
  • Serve as liaison between team members and functional area management requesting project.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Some travel required (up to 10%)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience 
  • 8-10 years of relevant experience 
  • Ability to quickly gain high level understanding of subject matter and ‘get into the weeds’ of projects to ensure successful outcomes
  • Ability to successfully navigate interpersonal relationships and motivate individuals and teams
  • Proactively plan for long range activities as well as foresee/predict risks, issues and opportunities
  • Possess high energy, a positive attitude and the ability to perform and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and constantly changing environment
  • Possess advanced knowledge and proficiency in Project Management methodologies including SafeAgile
  • Knowledge of software/mobile app development and IoT
  • Demonstrated experience leading/facilitiating the development and launch of software products for end customers
  • Meaningful experience with Product development, Product Management and Go To Market/product launch activities
  • Meaningful experience working with and leading cross functional teams such as Marketing, Sourcing, Operations, Sales, Finance, etc. to launch products to end customers.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills including ability to develop presentations and present to management
  • Possess high-level knowledge and proficiency in Resource Management practices and Change Management techniques.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of business principles, practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated problem solving and negotiation skills.
  • Leverages business and technical expertise across disciplines, demonstrating a high level of industry knowledge. Contributes to the strategic direction of the client group(s). May provide guidance to senior management.
  • Functional expertise and fundamental business knowledge to contribute to the strategic direction of the function and supported client group(s).
  • Knowledge of Smart Home/Security Systems and product hardware development cycle/management a plus