• Achieve3000
  • Williamstown , NJ
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 398 W Malaga Rd


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Position: Project Manager

Report: Position reports to SVP, Product

Travel: If working remotely, visits to New Jersey will be required (approximately 4-6 times per year)

Job Purpose Summary:

1) 85% of the position involves serving as the scrum master for our Foundational Literacy and Reporting development teams. This includes:

  • day to day responsibility for managing and monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings
  • motivating the team and advocating for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness
  • guiding the team and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers
  • assessing the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • managing project resources, tracking status, and communicating risks and issues to ensure that maximum business benefits are maintained
  • facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Supporting and educating the Product Manager and/or Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • 2) 15% of the position involves managing a wide range of special projects, as assigned by your manager, that are targeted to improve business operations and process efficiencies. This includes:

  • responsibility for planning, directing and coordinating multiple projects through all project phases
  • working closely with multiple departments across the organization.
  • managing project resources, tracking status, and communicating risks and issues to ensure that maximum business benefits are maintained
  • Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Lead the planning, estimating, managing and delivering all activities for the scrum teams you oversee
  • Manage business operations projects in a fast-paced, Agile/Scrum environment
  • Ensure projects remain on time and on budget and are well communicated within the organization
  • Identify and track key project milestones
  • Monitor and communicate the progress of project delivery and ensure timely and effective communication of project status
  • Proactively anticipate, identify and communicate project risks and issues
  • Manage day to day aspects of project delivery
  • Support activities to improve information flow and reporting
  • Required Experience and Knowledge

  • 3+ years of project management experience, preferably familiar with Agile/Scrum processes
  • Strong working knowledge of project management processes and toolsets
  • Excellent team leadership, teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • BS degree in Business Administration or related discipline, or equivalent experience.

  • Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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