14 days old
2018-01-042018-02-01

Project Manager

Houston, TX 77024
  • Job Code
    594290
  • Payrate
    $125,000 To $130,000

Join the revolution and be on the forefront of software development in cloud computing. Our client is looking is developing and implementing world-class solutions for organizations throughout North America.


Their staff is creative, knowledgeable and passionate about their work. They are looking for other like-minded individuals to join them and contribute to their growth.


Job Responsibilities:


Project /Practice Management



  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on project.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.


Project Accounting



  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.
  • Manages project budget.
  • Determines appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitors receivables for project.
  • Follows up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.
  • Analyzes project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.


Consulting



  • Lead requirements gathering sessions
  • Documents use-cases
  • Configures Salesforce to meet client requirements
  • Delivers end user training for developed solutions.


Financial Management



  • Understands basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections and makes decisions accordingly.
  • Understands our pricing model and billing procedures.
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.
  • Assures project legal documents are completed and signed.


Business Development



  • Identifies business development and "add-on" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project.
  • Leads proposal efforts including completing project scoping and LOE assessments.
  • Effectively conveys our message in both written and verbal business development discussions.


Communication



  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
  • Holds regular status meetings with project team.
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to Director of Professional Services.
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.


Technical Understanding



  • Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of our capabilities.
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on client engagements.


Leadership



  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor.
  • Manages the development of team by ensuring, when possible, that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests.
  • Inspires coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
  • Manages the process of innovative change effectively.
  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices.


Teamwork



  • Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
  • Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential.
  • Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
  • Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.
  • Mitigates team conflict and communication problems.
  • Plans and facilitates regular team activities outside of the office.


Client Management



  • Manages day-to-day client interaction.
  • Sets and manages client expectations.
  • Develops lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
  • Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives.


Innovator Development



  • Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond training required by us.
  • Trains other innovators and clients through both formal and informal training programs.
  • Encourages more junior Innovators to take responsibility for their development within the company.
  • Challenges fellow Innovators to progress toward their professional development goals.


Internal Operations



  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
  • Leads internal teams/task forces
  • Approves team members' time and expense reports in a conscientious and timely manner.
  • Reviews the status reports of team members and addresses issues as appropriate.
  • Complies with and helps to enforce standard policies and procedures.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS



  • Related university degree or college diploma required and/or an acceptable equivalent of education and experience
  • Minimum 5 years of project-based experience providing client consulting services
  • High energy, creativity, resourcefulness and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to absorb technical information and convey that information to non-technical customers
  • Ability to work in the USA


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS



  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Oil and gas industry experience
  • Agile development experience
  • CRM experience
  • ERP experience

Categories

  • Information Technology

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