Project Manager

Full Time
Posted 4 months ago

Client Project Manager | Hartford Area, Connecticut USA

About this Position:

Jaroop is seeking an individual to join its team as a Project Manager. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, organized individual with the ability to coordinate team members and manage external stakeholders. You will work with partners and clients to understand business needs, define requirements, and oversee the successful delivery of products and services. As an early member of a small (20 person) but profitable, growing company, you will be a key contributor, helping to build our business and lead the implementation of strategic initiatives. For the right candidate, this position offers enumerable career opportunities and tremendous upside as we grow together.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a tactical project plan to develop products and implement solutions or services
  • Communicating regularly with client stakeholders to maintain consistent vision, alignment and prioritization of initiatives.
  • Identifying resource and time constraints to force productive prioritization decisions
  • Establishing and communicating outstanding tasks to key internal and external stakeholders, and holding them accountable to hit deadlines and deliver great project outcomes
  • Coordinating internal and external resources needed including client team members, third party integration companies, and internal Jaroop development, design, quality assurance resources
  • Determining when any project or initiative is “at risk” and creating an appropriate mitigation plan; escalating issues to senior Jaroop / client managers as needed for resolution
  • Gathering business requirements and producing documentation that outlines the needed components to complete projects or recurring work successfully
  • Quantifying resources needed for projects and initiatives and providing data backed recommendations to support project scoping and sales-related efforts

Required Qualifications:

  • Self-motivated – ‘Find a way to get it done’ attitude
  • Track record of managing projects from inception to completion in challenging and complex environments with many moving pieces and various stakeholders
  • Attention to detail
  • Track record and level of comfort applying appropriate pressure to stakeholders to drive project success at any cost
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, balancing multiple priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA a plus
  • 2-5 years of experience in project management
  • Experience with software development life cycle and managing web project initiatives (e.g. getting websites live, getting new features built into systems, etc.)
  • Understanding of cloud-based software / web terminology (e.g. DNS) and commonly used platforms (e.g AWS)
  • Insurance industry experience a plus
  • Experience clearly developing, documenting and managing business requirements
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • Experience advocating on behalf of non-technical stakeholders to a development team

About Us:

Jaroop is a growing technology company with core competencies in custom product development and managed technology services. Jaroop works with partners of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 100 firms. Our company culture is fun, collaborative and flexible, encouraging and rewarding hard work, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit while giving a high degree of autonomy.

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