Sr. Project Manager, Web Services

HIMSS Media
Chicago, IL

Position Purpose

Consider being part of our team as a Sr. Project Manager, Web Services. The purpose of this position is for the implementation, launch, support and management of performance-based digital products, including, but not limited to: Smart Sites (i.e. HIMSS Future Care), Custom Content Centers and related collateral, Mobile sites and apps, Conference digital products (i.e. mobile site, HIMSSTV), new and emerging digital products centered on audience development, user-generated content, lead generation and performance marketing.

Primary Accountabilities

  • Develops and documents functional requirements for project, monitors project progress and ensures adherence to project goals.
  • Works with stakeholders to develop project objectives and measures of success.
  • Identifies needs that clients may not recognize and ensures that the approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs.
  • Partners with senior-level staff to manage required resources and project deliverables.
  • Reviews cost estimates within authorized project budgets and facilitates risk identification and mitigation.
  • Creates and maintains project documentation, including project plans, cost estimates, timelines, functional specifications, statements of work, change orders, testing/QA plans, and training documents.
  • Provides data on feasibility, cost, scheduling, capabilities, resource availability, and contractual obligations related to project development.
  • Participates in new project development by working and communicating effectively with individual team members.
  • Schedules and oversees project meetings with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment of project goals, expectations, and timelines.
  • Regularly communicates project status with all internal stakeholders and development team
  • Implements new methodologies, processes and procedures that support HIMSS Media's long-term and short-term business development goals.
  • Competent knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to HIMSS Media clients.
  • Actively monitors project risks and scope to foresee and identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them.
  • Evangelizes user experience, helping business leaders understand the value of user-centered design and help to develop and refine our user experience design discipline.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 5-10 years of digital product development experience. Needs a deep understanding of how to drive results through strategic project management.
  • Experience with Agile Project Management methodologies, JIRA and Confluence.
  • Strong knowledge of software development life cycles, web technologies, web development processes and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering components
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues and manage risk.
  • Excellent communication and client service skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to communicate with a varied group of contractors and freelancers from around the globe.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Proven mentoring and team-building skills
  • Experience with the development of large-scale websites and a strong understanding of associated web development technologies and third party applications and platforms

 

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.