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24 May 2022

Full-Time Senior Technical Project Manager

UrbanStems – Posted by kateincorvaia Anywhere

Job Description

UrbanStems is a modern floral and gifting company designed for thoughtful people. Founded in 2014 in Washington, DC, UrbanStems has become a leader in the space with our expressive bouquets, plants and gift options. From coast-to-coast next day delivery to same-day courier service in NYC and DC, we are helping people stay connected.

Named one of Inc. 500’s fastest-growing companies in 2019, UrbanStems has launched brand partnerships with Vogue, Bumble, JCrew and more. We offer a collaborative and open working environment with ample opportunity to grow and learn.

We’re looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager to focus on the buildout of our PM processes, establish workflows and cadences, manage business initiatives and projects, and create a clearly defined roadmap for UrbanStems’ technical high priority initiatives. Our ideal candidate will be at ease working cross functionally with multiple teams throughout the organization, and will sit on a small but dynamic engineering team that allows you to actively see the impact of your work each day. This is a brand new position we’ve created, and we’d love for you to grow with us!

Responsibilities

  • Manage engineering and cross organizational delivery and stakeholder expectations of various business initiatives, requirements, and technology projects; define deliverables and roles for each project and facilitate appropriate meetings to identify and eliminate blockers
  • Create and manage the tracking infrastructure for product roadmap items, postmortem items, unplanned work items that arise, and information organization
  • Oversee the coordination and productivity of technological initiatives, and act as the primary point of contact for cross functional stakeholders; lead sprint planning activities
  • Track delivery progress against project plans
  • Document scope and requirements for all projects by aligning with key stakeholders
  • Run regular status meetings and communicate project statuses across the organization
  • Manage external vendor relationships to meet project goals, budgets, and timelines; run the RFP process for new vendors
  • Manage user acceptance testing process to ensure the final quality of work meets UrbanStems’ standards

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred
  • 7+ years project and change management experience in a tech or D2C ecommerce environment; prior experience working with engineering teams required and PMP certification desirable
  • Demonstrated experience building and leading a project management team and practice within a technology function
  • Experience working with project management software (such as Jira) and agile software development methodologies required; prior experience working with an ERP desirable
  • Solid ability to collaborate across all levels of the organization and across various functional areas; must possess a high EQ
  • Must be a strategic self starter with strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to prioritize multiple projects and quickly adapt in an evolving environment

We’re happy to offer our full-time employees a generous PTO package, matching 401k, comprehensive family planning benefits, including paid parental leave and membership with Maven Clinic, employee and friends/family product discounts, monthly internet stipend, charity matching fund, developmental spending program, and pre-tax commuter benefits, in addition to medical, dental, and vision coverage. 

At UrbanStems, we’re proud of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we pride ourselves on hiring individuals that share our passion for enacting real change. Come join our team of talented and unique individuals, where authenticity is encouraged and celebrated. We welcome and employ individuals regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We know the environment we’ve created at UrbanStems is a place to grow. If you don’t possess every single requirement you see on this posting, but think you’d thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply today.

How to Apply

https://boards.greenhouse.io/urban/jobs/5942714002

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 13 days.

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