The Work You’ll Do
The Project Manager is responsible for managing the complete life cycle of projects, including initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing of projects to ensure planned results are achieved on time.
As a Project Manager, you will develop project plans, timelines, and ensure progress-to-plan, actuals-to-budget as well as tracking and communicating critical project achievements.
You will be the primary point of contact for the project and will be responsible for providing regular project updates to all project stakeholders, as well as serving as the initial point of contact for all project-related escalations.
You will work with vendors and teams to establish and achieve goals.
What are my responsibilities going to be, more specifically?
Manage all assigned projects to completion, ensuring on-time delivery, meeting of budgetary demands, and maintenance of overall project ownership.
Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
Responsible for planning and managing project resources effectively.
Responsible for managing and approving all billable time and expenses recorded against the project by Sovos Consultants, including your own project time and expenses.
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
Provide regularly scheduled updates to internal and external stakeholders and hold weekly project update meetings throughout the implementation lifecycle.
Manage expectations for internal and external stakeholders to ensure satisfaction throughout the implementation process.
Proactively manage change control and communicate impact in project scope; identify issues, and devise contingency plans.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
Serve as the first level of escalations for all Project-related risks and issues
Must be comfortable working with Fortune 1000 companies.
Fully responsible for ensuring internal and external customer satisfaction for a defined portfolio or projects
Comfortable and confident with making important decisions that impact project outcomes
What We Need From You :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
3-5 years’ experience managing projects in software / professional services company.
Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and work assignments concurrently
Strong time management, organizational and decision-making skills
Demonstrated track record of finishing projects on time and on budget.
Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc..)
Experience using Microsoft Projects or other Project Management solutions is highly desirable
Experience using Open Air or comparable PSA software solutions is highly desirable
Superior customer service skills
Excellent communications skills (verbal and written)
Moderate travel required to Sovos locations / events and client sites when necessary
Essential Job Functions :
Interact effectively with teammates, colleagues and clients
Allocate resources effectively to satisfy customer requirements and internal implementation Sovos targets
Manage stakeholder expectations
Collaborate with functional leads to achieve implementation goals
Comprehend and communicate complex concepts
Concentrate, analyze and resolve complex problems
Leverage technology (laptop, cloud computing, smartphones) to fulfill work requirements
What Does Sovos Offer You?
The tools to enhance your life - because we want you to enjoy your life outside of work
Sovos is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that celebrates diversity and where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees.
We do not discriminate against race, color, religions, national origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic provided by law.
At Sovos, all employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work.
Sovos was built to solve the complexities of the digital transformation of tax, with complete, connected offerings for tax determination, continuous transaction controls, tax reporting and more.
Sovos customers include half the Fortune 500, as well as businesses of every size operating in more than 70 countries. The company’s SaaS products and proprietary Sovos S1 Platform integrate with a wide variety of business applications and government compliance processes.
Sovos has employees throughout the Americas and Europe, and is owned by Hg and TA Associates. For more information visit www.
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