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Technical Project Manager

As a Technical Project Manager, you will collaborate with business and technology teams across New York Road Runners to plan, execute, and finalize all aspects of projects. The ideal candidate will be able to manage multiple projects and priorities in an ever changing environment.
 
This TPM role is truly technical - we are looking for someone who is not only passionate about creating organization from ambiguity but who also loves to get into the detailed technical components that comprise a solution. We are looking for an individual who wants to learn new technologies and will gain a working understanding of the technologies that we use to innovate. So let us know about your technical skills – we will be asking.
 

Responsibilities: 
  • Project team leadership.
  • Adapting project methodology based on project conditions and circumstances.
  • Producing / tailoring documentation and communication to tech and business management.
  • Coordinating efforts between NYRR and our affiliates.
  • Developing and tracking project schedules and action items. You need an expert knowledge of project management tools (ex. MS Project, AtTask, TFS).
  • Effective communication of project status, outstanding risks and issues, and key changes in scope or schedule.
  • Identifying risks and mitigation approaches – this is very important in our dynamic environment.
  • Create and maintain project information (risks, issues, resources, schedules, tasks, budgets).
  • Be ready to roll up your sleeves and get into the details – work closely with business and IT Business Analysts to get projects off the ground and to successful completion.

 

Requirements: 
  • Passionate about Customer Service.
  • You are high energy, goal oriented and motivated by challenges.
  • You can wear multiple hats and deliver projects in a non-traditional PM environment.
  • You can manage concurrent projects in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Proven ability to manage a diverse set of software development projects with prior experience of managing custom developed applications.
  • 4+ years of experience implementing successful web, e-commerce, and warehouse systems projects.
  • 5-8 years of overall project management experience in Information Technology (you may even be PMP, CSM certified) 
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM fields is preferred.
  • You have superior organizational, presentation, analytical, written and verbal communication skills.
  • We utilize many technologies – make sure we know your technical skills and aptitude.
  • E-commerce/CRM experience a huge plus.
  • Flexibility/ability to change/adapt based on changing priorities.
  • Build a collaborative team environment.
     

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Please send your resume and cover letter via email or snail mail. Don’t forget to mention which job you’re applying for.

Humanresources@nyrr.org

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New York Road Runners
Attn: Human Resources
East 89th Street
New York, NY 10128

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