ICF Consulting Group, Inc. Technical Project Manager in Helena, Montana
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Technical Project Manager
Here’s your chance to join our award-winning agency, ICF Next. We’re changemakers, a community of mission driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists. As a Technical Project Manager within our Client Strategy and Loyalty team, you’ll be responsible for bringing our global teams together collaboratively using design thinking combined with a natural curiosity to deliver multiple projects that create experience-led transformation for our clients and their customers.
If you’re passionate about growing client relationships and leading project teams from project planning through final delivery, we’d love to talk to you. This is a dynamic position and requires an individual with strong communication and collaboration skills who can think strategically and execute tactically. We are looking for a candidate to embrace the ambiguity in order to translate client requirements using agile delivery framework to deliver minimum viable products that can go to market with speed. Our new team member will be a strategic problem-solver that has a willingness to learn and grow with our team and be part of our journey to agile delivery.
Ability to work in a matrixed mode and lead cross disciplinary teams, including UX, to develop, iterate, and refine digital solutions.
Actively communicate with clients to understand and define current needs and priorities.
Work collaboratively across disciplines to effectively scope and scale our delivery framework.
Establish and maintain schedules, product roadmaps, and release plans in accordance with customer and stakeholder needs.
Work effectively with our strategists and clients to develop a prioritized backlog (experience with Product Increment planning preferred).
Schedule and drive effective agile ceremonies virtually and globally (e.g. backlog refinement, sprint planning, story point estimation, daily stand ups, sprint demos, retrospectives, inspect and adapt).
Build strong relationships with our clients to assure that the solution is understood and communicate relevant project information (e.g. status, risk, issues, deliverables).
Manage budgets, prepare cost estimates, and track resources using financial management tools
Perform continuous risk assessment and mitigation; work with management to identify and remove resource, feasibility, and technical barriers that can impede development
Maintain a positive, results-oriented work environment by building partnerships with internal and external partners
Foster a culture of creativity, collaboration, innovation, and excellence in the work environment and continuously elevate the quality and caliber of the organization.
Manage projects independently, be self-motivated to identify and manage risks, and committed to achieving project goals and milestones.
Education and Experience Requirements
Education: Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience
2+ years project management experience leading digital development efforts
Competent understanding of agile project management methodologies and principles
Demonstrated experience with the software development cycle including working with cross disciplinary teams, including strategy, UX and engineering
Ability to provide technical strategic guidance to the customer and project team
Experience launching digital solutions, including ongoing analysis and continuous product improvements
Working knowledge of the technical software development process, Agile delivery methods including Agile Scrum and/or Kanban
Proficiency working with JIRA and Confluence
Team player with excellent problem-solving and consensus-building skills
Ability to effectively work remotely with minimal supervision
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
Ability to influence and achieve results through effective negotiation and problem solving
Nice to haves but not required:
Certified Scrum Master preferred
5+ years of consulting agency experience in a similar role preferred
Business development experience including leading capture and/or writing proposals
Understanding of human-centered design principles and integrating design
Client strategy and loyalty marketing experience
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
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