Project Manager
Denver, Colorado  


We have a Contract position for "Project Manager" with one of our direct clients in Denver, Colorado for initial contract duration of  8+ months.

Job Description

The professional in this position is the focal point for all development activity related to a specific product. This role supports the product evolution from inception to retirement. The most significant part of the Product Owner role is to lead and manage the development team's progress and the stakeholder expectations while constantly and consistency anticipating client needs and aligning work to be performed in a semi-structure fashion.

Act as primary Product liaison:

  • Become an expert at understanding and anticipating client needs.
  • Be the communication link between stakeholders and development team.
  • Provide clear instructions and deliverables for developers.
  • Hone deep market knowledge and communication skills.

Define the Product Vision:

  • Creates and maintains the Product Roadmap, which is a high-level, strategic visual summary that outlines the vision and direction for the product offering over time. The Product Roadmap is the strategic guide for the stakeholders to reference as well as a plan for execution of the work necessary to support the Product
  • Ensure there are clear goals and the vision is aligned with the business objectives.

Evaluate Iteration Product Progress:

  • Be actively accountable for each stage of the development process including the final product.
  • Primary inspector for evaluating product progress through each iteration.

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Business, Information Technology

AND

Five years of professional experience managing a program/project as a Product Owner.

Preferred Skills

  • Those candidates with current and previous experience as an Agile Product Owner are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Information Technology (IT) planning, organization, and development.
  • The ideal candidate will have working experience in a SCRUM Agile environment.
  • Experience analyzing business requirements in systems design and development.
  • Previous experience applying IT solutions to solve business problems.
  • Proven leadership ability.
  • Demonstrated ability in getting results through the use of matrix teams.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in getting effective results with persuasive and assertive individuals.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Able to translate technical details to business users.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, multi-tasking in a fast paced environment, balancing business needs, resolving competing priorities and meeting project deadlines.
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional service orientation.
  • Successfully managed a large portfolio or program with multiple business stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of State Fiscal Rules and Regulations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across multiple levels of the organization including managing through cross-business areas or business unit prioritization discussions.
  • Project Management Background.

 

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