DemandLink is a leading provider of retail analytics, reporting, and machine learning solutions to the seasonal marketplace. We're in search of an extraordinary Project Manager to join our dynamic and growing team. The Project Manager at DemandLink is responsible for planning, coordinating, organizing, and helping project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value. The Project Manager will coordinate and manage enterprise-level projects, which may consist of multiple Agile teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams as well as tactical execution to plan.
Facilitates and organizes daily stand-up meetings, iteration sizing and planning, retrospectives, and demonstrations.
Supports project teams in monitoring the execution, progress, and risks.
Help identify and facilitate tradeoff decisions to remove barriers to project success.
Execute effective communication mechanisms and messages to keep team members and stakeholders engaged and informed.
Coordinates and schedules the execution of deliverables.
Collaborates with Product Owners, and Engineering leads to plan releases and ensures backlog maintenance.
Ensures the delivery teams are practicing agile methodology and software engineering best practices.
Track, manage and communicate progress against project goals.
Continuously analyze and identify project risk.
Identify all the internal and external resources required to complete the project successfully.
Identify and drive tradeoff decisions to remove barriers to project success.
Participate in release planning & deployment activities.
Manage project scope and changes.
Manage cross functional team through creation and execution of Software Project Plans.
Build and lead high functioning teams by ensuring each team member is fully engaged and held accountable.
BS/BA or advanced degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science, or related discipline.
A proven track record of successfully implementing software development projects using Agile methodologies including 3+ years of experience as a Project Manager or Scrum Master which may consist of managing medium complexity projects in any life science or software industry, or relevant experience.
Solid understanding of software development lifecycle models as well as knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
Interpersonal and facilitation skills - proven ability to effectively build relationships and achieve alignment across a wide range of functions and stakeholders.
Communication skills - Must be able to effectively communicate and influence at all technical and non-technical stakeholders, team members and functional managers.
Business Knowledge - Sound grasp of the key business drivers and considerations in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device and /or life science industries.
Help identify key issues and risks.
Experience working with vendors.
Project Management Institute PMP® certification
SCRUM Master certification
Travel, physical demands, and work environment
Travel Requirements: Up to 5% travel may be required.
Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary.
Use of computer, and or telephone for long periods of time may be necessary.
Considerable periods of time may be spent concentrating and or analyzing data.
Considerable periods of time may be spent communicating verbally and in various written forms including presentation material and email with other people.
Join the DemandLink Team and have the chance to create cutting edge business analytics solutions, while developing your career potential. We value our employees and consider them an integral part of our company’s growth and success. We maintain competitive benefits and education programs designed to satisfy our employees’ work life and personal life needs.
You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.