Project Manager

Albany, NY
Last Updated: February 11, 2019

About CommerceHub

CommerceHub has been a leader in the ecommerce space for years, helping retailers and brands to Keep Growing. Our team is comprised of talented individuals from a wide range of industry leading companies such as Amazon, eBay, Microsoft, IBM, Yahoo, GE, and more. We're a group of highly driven experts making a difference, whether they are seasoned veterans, or talented millennials establishing themselves. We are always looking for great personalities to grow with us and contribute to our success.

The Role

The Project Manager plans, directs, and coordinates client-facing projects for CommerceHub's Professional Services team. You will work primarily at CommerceHub offices in Albany, NY with some out-of-town travel required for onsite client visits. 

This individual will also assist both our Sales and Professional Services teams in the evaluation of potential opportunities, conduct hands-on configuration and use of CommerceHub solutions, participate in program onboarding of new retailers, sellers and suppliers and participation with cross functional teams to ensure project success.

  • Specific Duties

    The Project Manager is responsible for:

    • Leading a team of CommerceHub professionals to complete client-specific projects, including the integration of new partners into the CommerceHub network.
    • Performing business analysis and technical analysis, using a structured process to accurately and efficiently:
      • Discover project requirements.
      • Develop task plans.
      • Identify technical issues and resolutions.
      • Coordinate implementation.
      • Develop a rollout strategy.
      • Define and enforce project schedule and budget.
    • Acting as the primary point of contact between CommerceHub and clients for Professional Services projects.
    • Interacting extensively with CommerceHub's Sales team, Account Managers, and technical staff to serve the client's needs.
    • Using defined processes and steps to manage all aspects of client integration and enhancement projects, as follows:
      • Initiate project and notify the appropriate team members of the new request.
      • Develop formal documentation for the request, detailing goals, requirements, deliverables, project activities, and sample storyboards for the web interface.
      • Gather estimates and timelines from all teams to reserve resources and establish release timing.
      • Set up and coordinate onsite requirements-gathering sessions, as applicable.
      • Establish project meetings to ensure team members understand requirements and provide an open forum for Q&A and any status/timeline discussions.
      • Monitor activities of project personnel (including status reports) and modify schedules and plans as needed to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.
      • Provide visibility into project status and related issues (including project status reports) to management, clients, and other interested parties.
      • Confer with project personnel to resolve questions or issues.
      • Coordinate, document, and respond to change requests.
      • Review project deliverables at key points to ensure they meet requirements.
    • Ensure on-time and on-budget project execution; the PM is responsible for quality, content, and timely delivery of project deliverables.
    • Support and coordinate any partner testing between client(s) and internal teams.
    • Review application changes in production post release.
  • Technical Integration Quality Assurance:
    • Create, execute, and maintain test plans, cases, and scripts for assigned areas.
    • Generate detailed analysis and defect reports.
    • Communicate effectively with clients, project managers and engineers to resolve client data integrity defects and JavaScript tracking code implementation issues.
    • Assist in the continuing efforts of data quality standards and technical integration best practices.
  • Operational Reporting and Monitoring:
    • Maintain and develop daily reporting for CommerceHub client service teams on various data quality aspects of systems operations, usage and consumption.
    • Monitor ongoing client compliance of data service standards and requirements, which include, but not limited to: best practices, benchmarks, vocabularies, data models, ontologies, schemas, rules, and targets.
  • Efficiently complete end to end testing of client integration during the onboarding process.
  • Identify potential risk of client integration.
  • Understanding of channel and category data quality requirements.
  • Experience developing and executing test cases and test plans.
  • Analyzing client data, recommending improvements to the client’s use of CommerceHub solutions, and documenting requirements, processes and workflows required to exceed customer expectations.

 

Required Skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  • 3+ years of professional experience, at least 1 in ecommerce marketplace selling preferred.
  • 1-3 years of progressively complex experience as a QA, data quality analysis or equivalent role.
  • Ability to think critically and bridge technological solutions with business problems.
  • Excellent client management skills (Prompt, Comprehensive and Professional).
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to participate in and facilitate cross-functional teamwork and deliver outcomes.
  • An engaging personality that brings passion while maintaining an uncompromising level of professionalism.
  • An ambitious, and self-motivated team player who has vision and demonstrates strong leadership.
  • Specific knowledge regarding ecommerce, order fulfillment, logistics, supplier management, and consumer product preferred.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Results-driven, process-oriented, self-starter that can successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of relational databases and data analysis (Proficiency in SQL preferred).
  • Experience interpreting structured data formats (XML, JSON, EDI, etc.).
  • Experience scripting using .Net regular expressions a plus.

CommerceHub does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of age, race, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, military status, sexual orientation, prior arrest or conviction record, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including but not limited to selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

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