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Project Manager

Company: Affinity Solutions
Location: New York City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Office Title: Project Manager

Work location: New York

Affinity Solutions is the first data-led intelligence platform that uses purchase signals as the authoritative source of truth in helping marketers, agencies and media organizations deliver emotionally resonant experiences that enrich peoples lives.

Building on our foundation of innovative solutions for Financial Institutions and Retailers that drive acquisition, share of wallet and loyalty, were redefining data driven marketing to make it highly personalized.

Our unique approach turns consumer data intelligence into actions, and encourages consumers to opt-in. Our solutions are proven to drive shopping behavior and engagement that unlock brand and market share growth for our clients.

Job Description:

Affinity Solutions is currently seeking a highly motivated Project Manager to oversee and organize cross-functional efforts for technical and marketing projects supporting digital campaigns, website enhancements and new product implementations. Projects range in complexity from internal projects involving a small project team to large cross-functional implementations. Affinity Solutions is looking for a self-starter, leader and results-oriented project manager. At least 3 years of experience as a project manager with working knowledge of Jira/Confluence, and MS Project is a plus. The PM will be expected to track work activities, compile weekly reports on project status, assist in breaking road blocks, and coordinate schedules with resources, to ensure that project plans are executed on budget, on time and in scope.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop project plans; work with cross-functional teams to explore, evaluate, select, and document technical solutions.
  • Track, monitor, and communicate project progress against the project plan, requirements, quality measures, standard processes, and milestones. Ensure timely delivery of regular project status updates to the project steering committee and project management office.
  • Ability to translate and communicate technical concepts, information, plans, and procedures to both technical personnel and non-IT business users.
  • Work with the Project Management Office on incoming projects to ensure that project documents are comprehensive and properly translated into detailed timelines. (Projects will include website redesigns, API builds, digital campaigns, new product developments and enhancements.)
  • Monitor and Control employed strategies and activities; by conducting design and implementation reviews; examining, researching, and resolving issues; escalating issues to appropriate authority; responding to team members' concerns; coordinating requirements with all engaged departments.
  • Analyze challenges, problems, and process breakdowns to ensure that lessons are learned and improvements are made.
  • Identify and recommend processes to be improved to drive continuous improvement in deliverable quality.

Essential Skills:

The preferred candidate should possess the following:

  • Bachelors degree and 3+ years experience in PM
  • Knowledge in the areas of SDLC, and/ or digital campaign management is required
  • Experience working in loyalty program management is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytic, organization, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Former experience in managing large technical projects involving a minimum of 6 different parts of an organization fom start to finish
  • In-depth knowledge of Project planning and Management capabilities, methodologies and techniques
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Project and related MS Office tools required.
  • Experience with strategic planning (phasing strategies, roadmaps, risk mitigation, etc.)

Keywords: Affinity Solutions, New York , Project Manager, Other , New York City, New York

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