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Manager of Projects
Summary
Title:Manager of Projects
ID:9615
Department:Product Development
Location:Houston, TX
Description

Position Overview: 

The Manager of Projects is responsible for collaboration with the VP of Product Development to arrange logistics and organize ongoing company projects. This role will provide project-level support duties to ensure project deliverables and releases are met. The Manager of Projects will be responsible for monitoring project plans and schedules, participating in stakeholder meetings, cross-division schedules and deliveries, and ensuring project deadlines are met in a timely manner for all company software projects. The individual will be knowledgeable and experienced with maintaining interrelationships between departments, teams, partners, clients, and vendors.

Essential Functions:      

  • Maintains and monitors project plans, project schedules, work hours, budgets and expenditures
  • Organizes, attends, and participates in stakeholder and product owner meetings; distributes minutes to all participants
  • Documents and follows up on important actions and decisions from meetings
  • Prepares necessary materials for meetings and presentations
  • Provides regular and accurate status reports to management and ensures that project deadlines are met
  • Evaluates potential risks to project completions, determining actions needed to keep projects on track
  • Develops project strategies, identifying methods, resources, and tools needed for projects
  • Ensures project documentation is maintained appropriately for each project
  • Collaborates with Product Owners to provide coaching and guidance on solutions when project issues arise
  • Adhere to the policies and procedures of the company
  • Exemplify the Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration and Follow-through

 

Additional Duties:

  • Undertaking project tasks as required
  • Ensure stakeholder views are managed towards the best solution
  • Provides ad hoc reporting and presenting as needed

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required;  Business degree or related field of study preferred 
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team;
  • 3+ years agile software project experience;
  • 3+ years of technical knowledge
  • In depth technical knowledge of cPanel product a huge plus
  • Competency in common office software such as iWorks, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint;
  • Knowledge of file management, transcription, and other administrative procedures and
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines, well organized, detail oriented, excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Qualifications:

  • Communication skills - able to effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas orally or verbally in individual and group situations; presents oneself clearly and articulately when speaking; checks for understanding
  • Problem Solving skills - able to take a logical approach to address problems or opportunities and manage the situation at hand by drawing on one’s knowledge and experience bases
  • Time Management - able to manage work time in such a manner that ensures the accomplishment of specific objectives; sets priorities, goals, and timetables to achieve maximum productivity
  • Attention to Detail - able to accomplish a task with concern for all the areas involved, carefully monitoring the detail and quality of own work
  • Results Oriented - has a concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard or objective
  • Interpersonal skills - able to get along with others effectively, lead and influence the team, negotiate and collaborate with other development teams or external stakeholders
  • Conflict resolution - able to bring disagreements into the open and attempts to manage them collaboratively
  • Travel - Periodic local and international overnight travel, via air and car, is required

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Ability to work in an office environment. Specific abilities required by this job include: Ability to occasionally lift and carry up to 20 pounds; Near vision; hearing; ability to transport oneself as needed throughout the day; ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal, for extended periods of time; manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination); repetitive arm/hand movements

  • cPanel is a 24/7 operation and nontraditional or extended hours (including weekends) may be required 

Acknowledgments

My signature below acknowledges that this is the job description for my role at the Company. I further understand that any performance evaluation may be based on this job description. I acknowledge that I am responsible to meet or exceed the Company’s standards of the execution of the essential duties and responsibilities described above, under the conditions and with the qualifications as described. I understand that my job may change on a temporary or regular basis according to the needs of my department/the Company and that the job description does not alter the at-will relationship of my employment with the Company. A copy of my job description has been provided to me. If I have any questions about job duties assigned to me, I should discuss them with my immediate supervisor or a member of the EXD staff.



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