SaaS Technical Project Manager- Remote within the US

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OEC provides software solutions to those who work in the automotive parts and repair industry. Our solutions make it easier for automotive industry professionals to buy and sell parts, conduct repair research & planning, optimize estimates, improve the parts supply chain, and more. OEC partners with many of the world's largest manufacturers, dealers and suppliers, shops and repairers, and service providers, giving our customers access to a comprehensive network and a streamlined workflow.

Job Summary/Objective

Leads technology-related projects and engagements through all phases of the project life cycle, including scope confirmation, requirement gathering, planning, and implementation. Minimizes exposure and risk on projects. Drives the execution of multifaceted technology initiatives in line with strategic plans and operating objectives. Works closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, engineers, and stakeholders, to deliver high-quality solutions.

Key Responsibilities & Duties (essential to the job)

  1. Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and its scope to ensure they are completed on time and within budget, including a detailed understanding of requirements, deliverables reviews, project milestones status, and final project outcome before passing to internal or external customers. Identifies project risks and issues, creates mitigation plans, and where necessary, escalates to stakeholders for resolution support.
  2. Works with Functional Managers to align on capacity plans and project assignments, oversees the project tasks of technical resources to ensure timely completion of key milestones, and prioritizes/organizes cross-team dependent work.
  3. Prepares project budgets with input from functional leaders, and gains alignment across Product and Technology leadership. Monitors project budget usage against baseline and progress made to ensure delays are caught early and addressed.
  4. Creates and maintains standard project documentation which clearly relays projecting timing, scope, milestones, roles, issues, risks, etc.
  5. Coordinates efforts between OEC, stakeholders and vendors by setting up a meeting/communication plans throughout the life of the project.
  6. Integrates projects with other departments and business areas and stakeholders, to ensure integration of assigned project plans and agreement on strategic choices including procurement.
  7. Identifies and implements organization change management where necessary, to enable smooth integration into OECs existing culture, processes, and policies.

Education

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university is required, focusing on Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline. In the absence of a degree, equivalent work experience directly related to the role's key responsibilities.

Experience, Skills and Key Competencies

  • 5 years of technical project management experience in a SaaS environment is required and working with large-scale technology projects
  • Proven ability to understand and effectively apply project management and process improvement methods learned through hands-on work or through professional certification (PMP, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Experience managing complex technical projects with a background including ETL processes, database basics and/or .Net, Java, PHP, etc.

Must also be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

  • Ability to lead multiple projects at once with cross-functional delivery teams for strategic organizational technology projects
  • Strong technical skills in one or several of the following: software development, datacenters management; cloud engineering; performance testing; database optimization; and architecture.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and effectively evaluating impacts and advising on alternates and prioritization.
  • Engaging presentation skills using PowerPoint, and the ability to speak to and interact with various sizes/types of audiences in a professional and easy-to-understand manner.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and can easily tailor communications to a specific audience or call to action (for example, explaining technical information to a non-technical colleague or customer).
  • Strong business acumen skills with the ability to understand a "big picture" view and communicate value and benefits of solutions.
  • Can effectively organize and manage day-to-day work and priorities, and use time, energy and resources to meet goals, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work, and can easily adjust to shifts in priorities as the needs of the business change.
  • Able to effectively work and thrive in a remote/hybrid work environment that has limited opportunities for in-person interactions.

What makes working at OEC awesome? It varies from employee to employee. For some, it's the flexibility - whether it's remote work or a hybrid or in-person role, OEC takes our teams across multiple time zones and international communities. For others, it's the strong sense of camaraderie and community that celebrates both individuals and team-driven contributions. Or it could be the empowerment and how the team is encouraged to take risks, learn, and grow within a dynamic and supportive environment. But no matter what gets us out of bed in the morning, our whole global community is inspired to be forward thinking and drive innovative solutions for the automotive parts and repair industry.

OEConnection is subject to certain governmental recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the administration of civil rights laws and regulations. In order to comply with these laws, we invite applicants and employees to voluntarily self-identify their gender, race and ethnicity. Submission of this information is strictly voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information obtained will be kept confidential and may only be used in accordance with the provision of applicable laws, executive orders, and regulations, including those that require the information to be summarized and reported to the federal government for civil rights enforcement. When reported, data will not identify any specific individual. This information will be maintained separately from your application for employment. If you do not wish to self-identify at this time, you may do so in the future by submitting this form. Failure to provide the following information will not subject you to any adverse action or treatment. OEConnection is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

Other details

  • Job Family PMO-Project Management Office
  • Pay Type Salary

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OEC operates in the eCommerce industry. The company is located in Fairlawn, Ohio. It has 1396 total employees. To see all 6 open jobs at OEC, click here.
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