IT Project Manager

Posted: 11/01/2021

***IN-OFFICE POSITION***

Who we are: Groups360 is a marketplace enabling more efficient commerce in group travel. Through its innovative technology, Groups360 reduces cost and complexity for both suppliers and consumers of group meeting services. This innovative, high-growth company seeks individuals with a team orientation, high work ethic and passion for solving customer obstacles.

Why you want to work for us: Groups360 strives to be an employer of choice, we offer competitive salaries, uncapped potential and we contribute to the cost of the fantastic benefit We offer: Medical, Dental & Vision, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits, EAP and online discounts to a variety of goods and services, including identity theft protection, pet health insurance, travel, electronics, gifts, household needs and more! 

We are looking for: Go-getters! People ready to move fast, be a part of something special! Are you a self-driven individual that likes to step up and take the reins of their respective position on a team? Do you like to make a difference? Would you like an opportunity that allows you to put your stamp on things? Do you like to know that you are on a team that values your contribution? Do you like knowing that you are appreciated and recognized for your individual contributions to the team? If you answered yes to the above questions, we would love to speak with you further about a career changing opportunity for the position outlined below. 

The role: The Information Technology (IT) Project Manager will work closely with the Technology, Product and Company team leaders to understand customer needs, corporate strategy, and development capabilities to execute customer projects. 

What you will do:  

  • Manage and oversee all aspects of a project to ensure timely successful completion and within budget. 
  • Define the vision and goals of a project to the project stakeholders (i.e., Product Management, Development QA, Leadership); understanding the project from multipole angles and perspectives. 
  • Lead daily stand-ups with the development team. 
  • Collaborate with Product Management team to ensure successful execution of product backlog grooming. 
  • Partner closely with development and leadership teams to identify and resolve blocking issues. 
  • Monitor progress on current sprint and generate burn-down reports. 
  • Track team velocity and deliver reports to development leadership. 
  • Outline, manage and deliver solutions using agile methodology values, principles, and practices.  
  • Ensure the proper use of collaborative processes and removing obstacles for the scrum team.  
  • Track project processes, deliverables, and financials.  
  • Prepare and present status reports to stakeholders.  
  • Showcase creativity when problem-solving and presents a positive, customer-focused, solutions-oriented approach. 
  • Explore how project tasks could be completed faster or more efficiently, with higher quality, and at lower cost. 
  • Assess, plan, and manage project risk and contingency tactics, anticipating and resolving issues before they escalate.
Education and experience: 
  • BS / BA degree or equivalent experience. 
  • Project management experience required.  
  • Experience working with a software development team.   
  • Experience with Agile development principles   
  • Proficient with a variety of Microsoft tools required (Word, Excel, Project, Visio, etc.)  
  • Prior experience in the hospitality industry a plus but not required.  
Additional eligibility qualifications:  
  • Exceptional verbal, written and group communication and presentation skills.  
  • Excellent organizational & analytical skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  
  • Creativity, problem-solving and innovative thinking.  
  • Must be able to follow through on a project to a successful conclusion with a minimum of supervision. Must be able to identify and enlist the support of other employees as needed.  
  • Results-driven and execution-oriented personality, ready to take ownership and get results.  
  • Strong empathy for customers and a passion for revenue and growth.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint.  
  • Other qualifications as required. 
Core Business Hours:?8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F; these hours may vary depending upon your position and work requirements.

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Brentwood, TN 

(Company will not sponsor C2C or Work-related Visas)

Groups360 is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
 

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