Octagon Technology Staffing

  • Delivery Project Manager

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    1
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    Project Manager
  • Overview

    Octagon Talent Solutions is seeking a Delivery Project Manager in the Greater Detroit area that will be responsible for planning, executing and delivering our client’s solution to its customers on schedule and within budget. The Project Manager is expected to collaborate with customers, 3rd party vendors, regional teams, engineering groups, product management, marketing and technical support stakeholders. The PM shall be engaged in a project, as early as pre-sales, through initial requirements analysis and efforts estimate, solution design and architecture, implementation, delivery and customer sign-off.

    Responsibilities

    • Plan and execute complex projects according to strict deadlines, budget and quality benchmarks
    • Develop and manage plans that align with customer, supplier, and internal timelines
    • Effectively manage & communicate project tasks and commitments with project team members and stakeholders  
    • Manage customer expectations, through tight collaboration with Solution Management, R&D and Sales teams
    • Work closely with customers (technical and executive level) to understand the requirements in a wide view, and develop effective working relationships
    • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and crises, and devise contingency plans as needed

    Qualifications

    • 5-7 years of hands-on experience in managing complex software projects (preferably spanning both client and server-side development and integration)
    • Software engineering/ Engineering Bachelor’s Degree
    • Demonstrated experience managing multiple, concurrent software development and/or integration projects  
    • 5-7 years of experience managing automotive software development projects involving multiple suppliers 
    • Customer facing experience  
    • Excellent human relations with cross-cultural communication experience
    • Strong verbal/ presentation/ rhetorical abilities
    • Strong methodology background (PMI certified an advantage), Independent, quick learner
    • Improvisation skills, “out of the box” thinking
    • Ability to successfully operate under pressure  
    • Able to travel ~ 15%

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