Project Manager-Business Analyst

morris plains, New Jersey

A prominent marketing agency is currently seeking a Project Manager to join their team in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

Responsibilities

  • Act as primary point of contact for Client/Stakeholders
  • Manage multiple cross-functional teams to successful, on-time delivery of projects
  • Facilitate daily stand ups with agile scrum team
  • Work with stakeholders to prioritize/manage product backlog
  • Stakeholder management & communication
  • Manage all delivery timelines, project costs and resource allocation and utilization
  • Prepare/present status and management reports including forecasting reports
  • Track and monitor project scope, risks, issues and action items
  • Track and manage change controls and associated budget
  • Create, manage and maintain all project documentation throughout the entire project lifecycle, from initiation through closure
  • Provide Business Analyst support as needed to ensure sufficient backlog for development team

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a project manager in all phases of a project lifecycle
  • 3+ years of experience eliciting business requirements and writing Agile user stories
  • Strong expertise with working with senior level stakeholders, shaping and managing scope, road mapping, backlog prioritization and change management
  • Demonstrated experience successfully leading and directing project teams
  • Ability to work as a successful team member and project manager with both onsite and remotely located resources
  • Must be organized and self-motivated, able to successfully drive projects with minimal supervision
  • Established track record in meeting delivery timelines
  • Ability to motivate team members to meet or exceed project delivery schedules
  • Expertise facilitating efficient/effective meetings at any stage of the project lifecycle
  • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to build relationships and effectively interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to provide business analyst support as needed to ensure an adequate backlog for development team
  • Experience managing projects utilizing Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of continuous Integration and Deployment with Azure DevOps (VSTS)
  • Proficient in MS Project and other project management software tools
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Project management certification is preferred but not required

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