Senior Project Manager – (Web/SDLC/DXP) – West Coast USA

We are currently looking to add a Senior Project Manager to our team who has experience delivering digital or web based projects on time and in budget. You enjoy collaborating and managing various teams to a schedule, working closely with your clients to keep them informed and updated throughout the project lifecycle.

What you will be doing in this role

  • Working with one of our cross functional development squads, implementing projects for our clients in the US. We are a global company and you will have dispersed teams
  • Support the team in planning, optimizing and prioritizing; ensuring that projects are delivered on time, effectively utilizing each squad member while delivering exceptional value for our customers
  • Embody the agile mindset, utilizing lean project management tools and methods to take care of their squad and project delivery based on best industry practices.
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements and track project costs to meet budget
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives and develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Promote collaborative working, especially with the customer

Ideally you will have

  • Experience as a project manager from the IT/Tech consulting/digital agency industry working with external clients
  • Ideally you have experience delivering website, digital, CMS or Digital Experience or related (SDLC) projects
  • Demonstrable experience applying Agile principles to project delivery
  • Experience working with common industry tools; JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet (or equivalent)
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget and timeline
  • Strong experience managing project budgets (with a focus on fixed price)
  • Experience dealing with client escalations as the main point of contact
  • Experience in an agency or consulting type environment where multi projects, team utilisation etc is common
  • Outstanding presentation and relationship building skills and very comfortable to present and communicate at senior levels
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Strong interpersonal and creative problem solving skills

* Please note this is not a marketing project manager role. This role requires experience managing web based development projects. Websites, intranets, portals, delivery these projects end to end etc.

Salary $120,000 – $150,000 (based on state and experience)

Location: West Coast USA (Must be located on the West Coast)

Who we are:

Squiz has helped organizations improve the services they offer online and, in turn, the lives of the people that matter to them; building portals for students, websites for citizens, intranets for employees, and much more.

Headquartered in Australia, with 370 staff members scattered across our international offices in the USA, United Kingdom, Poland and New Zealand. Here in the US, we’re currently a remote team of 22 people all around the country with lots of room for growth within the next few months.

We’re looking for people like you, who want to be a part of this journey of reinvention as we build an amazing Global SaaS product business, with the experience and enthusiasm to use amazing technology in new and creative ways.

Why work for Squiz?

You’ll work with some of the most intelligent and down to earth people you’ll ever meet: we are made up of a diverse range of passionate people who love challenging the status quo. Every day is different, but what is constant is we enjoy what we do.

Squiz has a flexible working policy: We encourage our teams to embrace flexibility in how their team members manage where and how they work. We want you to be able to work in a way that drives productivity, efficiency and outcomes; along with connection and collaboration.

What are the other benefits we hear you ask? Well we may not have everything … yet….we do offer:

  • Squiz Flex – Have flexibility as to where and how you work every day. Work remotely in a way that drives productivity, efficiency and outcomes; along with connection and collaboration
  • 30 Days Paid Time Off + Federal Holidays
  • Health Insurance – Eligibility from day 1
  • Open Door Policy – No need to worry about chain of command here at Squiz
  • $200 Annual Health & Wellbeing Allowance
  • Hardware Included
  • Excellent Career Development Opportunities

We celebrate diversity and unite on the elements of our company DNA, starting every customer conversation with “why?” to understand their needs, working hard to find a way to overcome every challenge, and fighting for better outcomes with the work we do; all while checking our egos at door, not taking ourselves too seriously and having fun along the way

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