HERE

Project Manager

US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2017-18798
Category
Program/Project Management

Overview

Technical Project Manager - OLP Engineering - Delivery

 

The Open Location Platform (OLP) is the new generation of the HERE Location Platform (HLP). Building on our foundation of providing high-quality location data – map data, traffic, geocoding and more – for which HERE has become known, our vision is to create a next-generation ecosystem for innovation around location data and services. It is our ambition for the OLP to become the epicenter of an ecosystem that creates value through innovation and interaction.

 

As the Project Manager within OLP Delivery organization, you will work closely with our product and engineering teams helping build innovative products and services, drive process and product development and delivery, manage and plan the execution of medium- to large-scale processes and projects to establish, streamline and increase scalability and efficiency of day to day operations. You will support the Program Manager and facilitate/coordinate with the implementation/product teams on activities such as: requirements gathering, quality metrics creation, development, testing, production release, change management, release management and post implementation reviews, ensuring on-going operational effectiveness.

Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Program Manager, coordinate and execute technical software projects within OLP Engineering organization
  • Develop a deep knowledge of all aspects of the project; assist with setting priorities, planning, execution, and monitoring to successful conclusion
  • Work with Product Managers/Owners to assure requirements are captured and recorded using the appropriate methodology, such as Agile or PMI PMP methods, depending on the program/project
  • Work with Scrum Masters and Agile teams to effectively fulfill product requirements
  • Monitor project performance and take corrective action as necessary, to achieve project deliverables
  • Identify project risks and mitigation plans to minimize impact on deliverables
  • Assist with managing changes to the project scope, schedule and costs, to keep the project on track
  • Effectively communicate project status to all key stakeholders and team members

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree required, Graduate degree is preferred
  • 5+ years of successful management and solution delivery of cross-functional projects and programs or other related experience
  • Strong project management and delivery process/methodology and project management tool experience (e.g. MS Project, Excel, SharePoint, JIRA, Confluence); good understanding of Waterfall and Agile program management methodologies
  • Experience with Requirements Management methods and tools
  • Highly competent in product delivery life cycles and methods to optimize the life cycle for project needs via use of best practices
  • Must demonstrate the initiative and experience to proactively identify issues, plan work for a team and accomplish goals on schedule; ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization; strong sense of urgency and the ability to infuse that in others
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities; ability to effectively prioritize, effectively delegate responsibilities and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
  • Solid knowledge of development and deployment processes for software and services; must demonstrate the technical acumen to work with technical teams to develop comprehensive operations plans and address technical issues
  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; a demonstrated ability to work well in a highly cross-functional, interdisciplinary, matrix management environment
  • Capable of working independently
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel (occasionally)

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