Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

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Job Description


Project Manager

Location: Phoenix, AZ


  • Communication
    • Drives and delivers communication at every level of the organization – team, business and Technology Management Organization
  • Project Management
    • Leads and tracks the execution of work – Facilitates Daily Stand Up (DSU) and uses Rally tool (CA Agile Central) to track user story and project progress. Responsibilities includes managing cross functional projects, small enhancements and maintenance from initiation through release (backlogs, prioritizing and release planning). Manages multiple projects concurrently.
    • Important attribute to handle multiple projects concurrently
    • Delivers measurable outcomes – PMs deliver work that meets company strategic objectives and division scorecard targets. PMs to keep Rally in sync with current activities so metrics can be pulled/reported.
    • PM facilitates the removal of impediments and blockers for the team. PM facilitates the resolution of complex technical problems (though is not a technical expert), removes impediments and brings teams together
  • Resource planning and negotiation
    • Secures Resourcing – PMs negotiate with Business Application Managers and Directors on resources allocation, changes and prioritization.
  • Reporting
    • Prepares and distributes biweekly project reports, monthly summaries and monthly timesheet actuals
  • Agile best practices
    • Implements and executes Agile disciplines including implementing transformational improvements (e.g. story pointing, prioritization and release planning). PM champions change and works with team to implement.  
  • Financial reporting
    • Manages Project Budget and Reporting – Within a month of being assigned a project, PMs create budget which could include third party vendors, contractors and hours.   PMs create financial documentation and tracks budget submission to approval.  PM tracks and reports on ongoing project financial status.

Tools:    MS Project, PWA, CA Agile Central (Rally), Excel


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