Senior Project Manager

  • Trellis
  • Malden, MA, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

Overview Trellis is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our growing team. This individual is a highly-communicative, detail-oriented critical thinker that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. We’re looking for someone with at least 5 years of experience in client-facing digital project management. This is a highly-visible, senior position that allows you to take ownership of 5 or more high-value, key accounts, work directly with management on process improvements and lead a team of developers. Our Senior Project Managers are extremely passionate about diligence and communication and thrive in high-pressure scenarios with important deadlines and budgets. This role requires an expert-level ability to simplify complex requirements into easily digestible updates for both technical and non-technical team members and clients. Position Responsibilities Although the specific responsibilities will evolve as the candidate gains experience, we’re looking for someone capable of the following: Lead and facilitate the relationship with clients and other Trellis stakeholders to gather requirements for full-build and maintenance projects Assist the Director of Project Management with ongoing process improvements and initiatives. Expert-level leadership abilities and experience with managing cross-functional teams Leverage project management tools like Jira / Confluence to diligently organize project tasks and assign to appropriate Trellis personnel Develop comprehensive individual project plans complete with budgetary information and resource needs, and manage them carefully throughout the duration of the project (often 6 months or more) Carefully manage project budgets to ensure expectations are set and met. Act as a solutions consultant, coaching clients on best practices and direction Lead and facilitate meetings, conference calls, and presentations with internal and external stakeholders. Technical Experience Given our focus on technology, experience in a variety of platforms is essential to success in this role. Most notably: Experience with Magento, Shopify, WordPress and/or content management systems is strongly preferred Maintains a working knowledge of the e-commerce industry and relevant brands, services, and trends. Understanding of responsive web design Ability to understand the complexity and requirements of third party integrations into a CMS platform Experience with Jira/Confluence and/or other major project management tools General Experience 5+ years of experience in client-facing digital project management 3+ years of experience in managing teams of at least 5 people 2+ years of experience in e-commerce 2+ years of experience in an autonomous, decision-making role 1+ years experience working with Jira, Confluence and G-Suite Tools Certifications Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) Possesses or able to earn SCRUM certification within 90 days Possesses or able to earn JIRA certification within 90 days Possesses or able to earn Platform-specific (i.e. Magento or Shopify) admin certification within 3 months Capabilities Ability to manage $1.5M in annual account revenue Ability to onboard and lead accounts within the first 30 days Skills Expert time-management and prioritization skills Expert written communication skills Expert presentation skills Expert budget management skills Expert reporting skills Expert capabilities in leading meetings Expert conflict management and resolution skills Expert ability to simplify complex requirements into actionable tasks Working Remote This position allows for part-time remote work About Trellis Trellis is a fast-growing eCommerce agency that is also building a combination of products to complement our agency services. Trellis is a young company that has extremely high expectations of all employees and future growth as a company. As a technology startup in the Boston-area we are looking for a candidate that wants to become a long-term part of an up and coming company with high valuation potential. We expect our employees to be hard-working, and deadline-driven. Powered by JazzHR reQcxKopXc