Liberating Business Technologies



Project Manager

Job Description
Canviz Consulting is seeking an experienced project/program manager to fill an immediate opening for a consulting engagement in Redmond, WA. The ideal candidate will have an array of experience managing business technology projects with success in managing client expectations.
  • 5+ years’ experience in project or program management or related field
  • A track record of successful program management in complex, multi-function, systems implementations
  • Ability to understand and communicate highly technical problems to key stakeholders, delivery partners, and senior leadership both in writing, and verbally
  • Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to learn quickly and comprehend interdependencies and constraints
  • Strong negotiation and consensus building skills
  • The ability to establish and mature relationships across multiple teams
  • Interpersonal awareness to understand multiple differing perspectives
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure
  • The ability to identify, analyze, and mitigate risk
  • Experience using MS Project to track schedule, dependencies, and resource capacity/allocation
Desired Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of process improvement methodologies, ie: Six Sigma
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft’s Services business operations highly desirable
  • Project Management Certification(s) a plus
  • Prior Microsoft experience a plus
Job Duties
  • Assess business resource requirements, create resourcing plan, secure business resources, and mobilize program team
  • Define, maintain, and drive project schedule and corresponding deliverables
  • Provide excellent customer service to client
  • Facilitate bug triage and track issue cause, resolution and user acceptance seamlessly using bug/issue tracking tools as necessary
  • Manage intake process for new requirements. Facilitate planning meetings for early project requirements gathering.
  • Manage multiple project responsibilities across teams simultaneously and effectively
  • Provide status reports and project schedule, scope, and budget
  • Collaborate with project team to develop synergies across project touch points
  • Evolve internal project management methodologies and best practices
  • Mentor and monitoring new program for project management team members
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