Web / Mobile Project Manager

Position

The Web / Mobile Project Manager is responsible for the daily management of client projects at APAX Software. This includes requirements gathering, sprint planning, change control, regular reporting, facilitating meetings and communication, following-up on tasks, and mitigating risks. This position reports to the President of APAX Software and is expected to be able to work in close collaboration.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensures the overall success of multiple projects, as defined by the customer, budget, and timeline. Ability to balance the needs of multiple projects with competing deadlines

  • Ensures project adherence to agile software development methodologies

  • Monitors the project budget including project funding, forecasting project hours, and worked project hours

  • Monitors project results against original scope and utilize change control effectively to keep stakeholders aligned with progress

  • Works to resolve conflict and mitigate issues throughout the project lifecycle

  • Builds relationships with clients by facilitating meetings, obtaining client feedback, and maintaining strong collaborations.

  • Sells additional services to clients to increase revenues over planned targets. Assists with ongoing maintenance and support after project completion

  • Manages billability of project hours to defined goals, and allocates resources to projects as needed

  • Documents and resolved client reported issues and concerns throughout the project

  • Perform final review of all software to verify adherence to customer goals and quality assurance

  • Assists with the presales process including discovery meetings and writing statements of work

  • Prepares status reports and keeps project team members, stakeholders, and management appraised of progress and issues

  • Identifies changes to the original specifications and presents them to stakeholders for approval

  • Fosters positive employee morale, teamwork, and embraces our core values

 

Desired Skills

  • 2+ years Project Management experience

  • 2+ years experience in Client Management experience

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple software implementations and development projects

  • Experience using agile project tracking tools (JIRA, Pivotal Tracker, etc.)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to lead client and internal team through the project lifecycle process

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Previous management and leadership experience

  • Ability to work on-site in Lexington, KY 5 days a week

 

Benefits

Our team loves making great applications, and we want you to join us. You’ll receive generous benefits, including but not limited to, 401(k) match, flexible working hours, and an unbeatable vacation policy. The dress code is casual, the kitchen is always stocked with coffee and tea, and you'll work from a downtown office with plenty of comfy spaces to get things done. Working some days remotely is an option after an initial trial period reporting onsite at the main office.

 

Reports to: President