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Full-time: Technical Project Manager

As Technical Project Manager (TPM), you will oversee a wide variety of projects from conceptual design through implementation. In this role, you will help teams define and achieve project objectives. We are seeking a strong cross-functional leader with a hands-on approach, with excellent decision making and prioritizing abilities. Please note, remote work arrangements will be considered.

Essential Functions: 

  • Manage projects throughout entire execution to ensure success to standards of scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans aligned with company goals and coordinate various managers and technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
  • Build and maintain complete project schedule for different projects, make it constantly visible to management and key stakeholders, and drive it through to completion. Provide regular status reporting on progress.
  • Communicate with a variety of stakeholders at all levels effectively, providing encouragement, identifying problems, creating solutions, and implementing efficiency improvements.
  • Drive business analysis process design and documentation of feature assessment, requirements gathering, analyzing, and communicating stakeholder needs
  • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions.

Credentials/Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree (STEM field a plus) with at least 5-7 years of professional experience

Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • 5+ year’s project management experience with IT Infrastructure, applications or cloud projects, running cross functional projects, end-to-end implementation, procurement, and deployment.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams (and they enjoyed working with you).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to coach and lead by example as needed
  • Ability to see the big picture and tackle challenges with a high degree of pragmatism, diligence and attention to detail
  • Ability to remove blockers, address incidents and ‘get things done’
  • Enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and a hunger for learning new tools/techniques
  • Proactive, autonomous

Knowledge/Experience Desired:

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence (preferred)
  • PMP or ACP (Agile) certification

 

 

Let us tell you more about our benefits:

Whether you’re single, married, have children, are in a domestic partnership or anything in between, we have you covered. Employees at KQED enjoy a family-friendly workplace offering 20 days of paid time off, 11 paid holidays, paid parental leave, family medical leave benefits, comprehensive health/vision/dental and commuter benefits as well as a 403(b) with employer match. KQED encourages diversity, openness and offers training to support personal and professional development. In addition, we are proud to offer Employee Resource Groups, wellness programs as well as free KQED membership.

The mission that drives us:

KQED is for everyone who wants to be more.    
Our television, radio, digital media, and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.

KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.    
We provide citizens with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st-century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration- exposing them to new people, places and ideas.

We celebrate diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public services.

 

 

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