Product Project Manager

Fluxx is committed to creating a simpler, smarter, and more effective grantmaking ecosystem for grantmakers and grantseekers by offering beautiful software that serves both sides of the grantmaking equation. When grantmakers and grantseekers work smarter, they move the needle on what they care about most – making the world a better place.

The Product Project Manager is the primary owner of Scrum/Release process for Fluxx’s Product Development of new Grankmaker features and management/grooming of the existing bug backlog. In this role, you will work very closely with Product Management, Design, Development and QA teams to ensure a quality release is shipped out every month. You will manage your work with Agile/scrum framework and own all the stats analysis on tickets, dev velocity etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own Sprint/Release Planning and Schedules
  • Be the scrum master for Fluxx Product Development teams
  • Manage tickets/issues in the Fluxx tracking system
  • Collect metrics/data for improving Product Development process
  • Work closely with Product Management, Design and Development teams to understand scope and nature of each project
  • Manage all projects with high efficiency:
    • Execute projects according to a determined timeline, methodology, scope, and budget
    • Track and report on progress, risk, and other issues
    • Maintain quality control throughout the project lifecycle
  • Create repeatable project management templates that meet Fluxx needs
  • Track and document everything that happens on the project, then report it to the Product team and other stakeholders
  • Collaborate with other teams to gather project status/data/metrics and present them in a meaningful way
  • Help with Product documentation wherever needed
  • Develop tools, best practices, and documentation for project management and related processes, as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years work experience, specifically 3 years in Project Management in IT industry
  • Computer Science or some technical background preferred
  • Scrum master or other project management certifications preferred
  • Highly quantitative, analytical, and business-minded
  • Ability to solve complex problems in an organized way
  • Proven experience in Project planning and working closely with Product Management/Development/Design/QA in an Agile environment
  • At least 3 years experience with one or more Issue/release tracking system
  • At least 3 years experience with project planning and execution
  • Capable of managing multiple projects without compromising results
  • Adept at working independently as well as part of a team
  • Willingness to adapt to the many changing requirements/needs of a fast-growing company
  • Collaborative work ethic and ability to work in a team-oriented culture
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Motivated, self-directed, and proactive with a willingness to take on additional projects
  • Proven track record of excellence, ownership, and accountability
  • Highly focused, organized, and detail-oriented
  • Passionate about Fluxx’s vision to become THE company that changes Philanthropy forever

 


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