Sr. Project Manager – Contact Center Solutions

 Avtex - Company site
 May 7, 2021
 Remote
The Senior Project Manager is the customer focal point and responsible for management of system and solution implementations for Avtex customers, including, but not limited to the following: project planning, project management, relationship building and the successful project delivery of the customer approved statement of work on time, in scope and in budget.  The role will primarily focus on Contact Center solution implementations.
 
A successful Senior Project Manager must be able to manage several concurrent projects, including large and complex projects, possibly with differing technical solutions and multiple workstreams, must be a self-starter and work with minimal direction. The Senior Project Manager must be able to work effectively with assigned project resources, resource managers, account executives, customer account managers, pre-sales engineers, and support, as well as internal finance and administrative teams.  
 
Travel and after-hours work is required for this position.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively and successfully manage multiple large and medium sized projects with services component of varying sizes.
  • Effectively and appropriately communicate at all levels of the client and Avtex organization.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and leadership in representing Avtex.
  • Establish and nurture productive and satisfactory relationships with  customers, providing customer-focused and responsive support to their business needs.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for the client for all project-related activities.
  • Able to present, whiteboard and discuss the Avtex Project Implementation Methodology at a high level, diligently follow the process when performing project management tasks, and provide clear and constructive feedback for continuous improvement in the Implementation Methodology to Project Management Office Leadership.
  • Create and manage a formal project plan, including: Project Timeline; Communication Plan; Work Plan / Task List; Training Plan; Test Plan; Resource Allocation Schedule; Project Change Management Plan and Risk Management Plan.
  • Manage the execution of all components of approved project plan, including coordination and management of all project deliverables and timeline; regular communication of project progress, including scope, schedule and cost; budget control and project cost reporting; test and training plans; documentation and approval of any changes to scope; timeline or cost via the project change management process; documentation and approval of completion of key project milestones and project acceptance; ongoing risk assessment and vendor coordination.
  • Maintain internal system and process updates, including but not limited to: Project status updates to current project tracking systems,   Update appropriate Avtex project collaboration tools regularly with project assets and documentation, both for project team collaboration and long-term asset management, Update project resource booking plans on a weekly basis, or as changes are known, and update new project scheduling and booking plans with urgency, and financial updates.
  • Escalate project issues through the recommended escalation path.
  • Be an active participant in organizational meetings, including but not limited to department meetings, business unit operational meetings, lessons learned sessions, etc.
  • Train and mentor team members on the department processes and procedures and the Project Implementation Methodology.
  • Contribute to Project Implementation Methodology templates and process.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, MIS, Computer Science, Engineering, Project Management, or a related field. Commensurate experience or certification without a degree may be considered.
  • PMP Certification (or active plan to achieve PMP Certification, preferred.
  • CSM (Scrum Master Certification, desired and required for Hybrid or Agile focused project teams.
  • 5+ years project management experience, preferably in a professional services environment.
  • 5+ years’ experience with deploying IT or business systems projects.
  • Experience deploying technical solutions in healthcare, preferably at provider or payer organizations, desired.
  • Experience working in a consulting services environment, preferably in a project management role.
  • Previous experience with supervising others within a team lead role is preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of products, including Project and Visio.
  • Travel up to 30% nationally required .
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