Senior Project Manager – Mobile Development

Gravity IT Resources

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The Senior IT Project Manager role is responsible for the initiation, planning, execution, and reporting of all projects within their area of responsibility. This position makes sure that all projects are adhering to the Software Development Lifecycle. This role coordinates work requests through implementation by requesting resources and communicating status with all interested parties. The Sr. Project Manager provides comprehensive reporting and status back to management and clients.

Essential Functions

Strategy & Planning

  • Manage timeline, budget, scope, risks, and dependencies for mobile projects.
  • Work with mobile program management to maximize resource utilization and align with resource capacity.
  • Proactively manage project plans and work with other projects managers to create what-if scenarios based on project completion dates and stakeholder priorities.
  • Manage stakeholders’ expectations effectively.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Request and allocate resources based on project requirements and availability.
  • Generate project status as requested to stakeholders.
  • Facilitate meetings and follow up with resulting action items.
  • Track and escalate project risks and issues. Create mitigation plans for key risks.
  • Work with existing systems to track and manage requests and issues.

Operation Management

  • Provide business reports to management and clients.
  • Be a leader for cross-functional delivery teams.
  • Detailed oriented and well organized in all day-to-day activities.

Incidental Functions

  • Prepare and lead presentations as requested.
  • Assist with other projects as may be required to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the work.
  • Participate in hiring activities and fulfilling affirmative action obligations and ensuring compliance with the equal employment opportunity policy.
  • Minimal travel is required
  • Work outside the standard office 7.5-hour workday may be required.

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or foreign equivalent) or in lieu of a degree, at least 12 years in experience in the field of Information Technology or Business (work experience or a combination of education and work experience in the field of Information Technology or Business). PMI certification preferred

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5+ years IT and/or business experience.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience managing IT projects.
  • Proven experience with digital, e-commerce and/or user experience projects.
  • Experience with the development of mobile applications is preferred.
  • Experience with the implementation of software platforms across multiple organizational teams and lines of business is preferred.
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office applications and Project Management tools.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with external agencies or partners.
  • Understanding of various essential business functions of an organization.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven ability and initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to transform an idea or need into a completed solution or work product.
  • Strong commitment to inclusion and diversity.

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