Associate Technical Project Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Tysons Corner, VA
Advertising & Marketing Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Associate Technical Project Manager

The Consulting Group works with Yext’s largest clients to deliver highly-customized and integrated products.  Our team includes Project Management, Creative, and Software Engineering resources that work together to deliver end-to-end solutions. We take pride in our ability to tackle a wide breadth and depth of challenges and keep pace with the ever-changing needs of our clients.

Yext is looking for an Associate Technical Project Manager to lead implementations of our “Pages” product and custom development efforts. You’ll work with Fortune 500 and brand-name businesses to define requirements, manage project milestones, and collaborate with Yext’s in-house creative and development teams to deliver the project.  We are a friendly, high-achieving group that values strong team dynamics and collaborative problem solving. An ideal team member is someone who can build strong relationships with other functional groups and quickly learn the moving parts of our business.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in monitoring and reviewing project progress and timelines; identify and resolve issues to ensure project success
  • Assist with the management of day-to-day execution of Enterprise project implementations.
  • Assist with the planning, tracking, documentation and status updates for the project
  • Exercise solid project leadership skills combined with strong business acumen and in-depth analytical skills
  • Collect requirements and assist with the creation of project deliverables, as needed
  • Provide hands on configuration / customization of the Yext product offerings
  • Adopt a standardized development lifecycle methodology for all projects
  • Support review sessions with the client and project team
  • Participate in end-to-end implementation planning including project management, issue management, communication and change management
  • Write, review, and execute QA and test scripts, as needed
  • Prepare user documentation and training documentation as necessary
  • Have difficult conversations regarding budget, resources and timeline and formally capture and communicate outcomes of those meetings
  • Provide subject matter expertise support to Yext’s Enterprise Sellers

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in any discipline
  • Excellent project management (including prioritization and organization) skills
  • Outstanding and effective interpersonal skills; along with strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Self-motivated, organized, efficient and process-oriented
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent customer relationship management skills
  • Advanced technical skills and experience with software packages like Excel, Microsoft Project, Visio, and Word

Preferred Requirements

  • Must be able to travel up to 25%, including potential international travel
  • Fluency in additional languages (such as French, Spanish, or German) are a plus but are not required to apply

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