The PAI Junior Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating PAI project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users.
Essential Job Requirements
Project Planning and Management– Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
Team Management– Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
Product Owner Support– Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverable, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
Solid understanding of software development life cycle models
6 months to 1+ year of experience as a Project Manager managing complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.
Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 1-8 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
BA or BS is required.
Good interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
Good analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands.
Understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view
Translate Statements of Work into user stories and product features
Wire framing experience preferred
Candidates with good internship experience will be considered