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Technical Project Manager (WELCOA)

WELCOA

Organization Summary

The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) has an impeccable reputation for helping business and health professionals improve employee well-being and create healthier organizational cultures. For 30+ years, WELCOA has served as the leading source of information and inspiration to propel the workplace wellness profession forward. WELCOA’s mission is to be a transformative force that improves the health and well-being of all working people. As a purpose-driven, nonprofit organization, we are squarely and solely focused on generating health and prosperity for our Members, their companies, and the places we call home.

At The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), we believe that to achieve true well-being, our culture, policies and practices must support meeting basic human needs including safety, dignity, and respect for all. We are committed to realizing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We strongly encourage BIPOC, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Position Description

The Technical Project Manager is responsible for the ongoing management and development of WELCOA’s technology infrastructure and products. They are responsible for planning, organizing, allocating resources for, budgeting, and successfully executing WELCOA’s specific technology goals. This position is the liaison between internal teams and multiple 3rd party vendors. They are responsible for building project plans and timelines, and leading the successful delivery of product development and maintenance. They troubleshoot any risks or dependencies, and remain solution-oriented to guide projects to successful completion. They work collaboratively with internal team members to leverage subject matter and design expertise. They work with leadership to seek, vet, and hire the appropriate 3rd party partners for development, and are directly responsible for guiding projects to successful completion. They will identify and recognize when products are due for updates, and own the execution of required updates. They are able to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders, and effectively communicate with technical partners to achieve business goals. They have experience managing technical development projects, from websites to apps and anything in-between. This is a full time, remote position, reporting to the Director of Industry Insights.

The Technical Project Manager will:

  • Understand WELCOA’s current technology ecosystem and create a roadmap for the management and maintenance of existing infrastructure, as well as the development of improvements and new technologies
  • Evaluate current project/feature prioritization and governance processes and make immediate and future state recommendations based on industry standard best practices and business goals
  • Understand and research current and emerging technology trends and make future state recommendations for new products that support organizational objectives and deliver value back to the business
  • Work with leadership to define and execute a technical strategy to achieve business goals that include, but are not limited to:
    • Deliver value to our customers
    • Optimize operations
    • Develop new revenue streams
    • Define an executable plan for business continuity
    • Enhance security and compliance protocols
  • Leverage the subject matter expertise and design expertise of team members to create meaningful, leading-edge Member-facing products
  • Create and manage technical project workflow including deadlines, budgets, documentation, and milestones
  • Provide regular project status reporting, and provide accountability for all 3rd party service providers and internal teams
  • Identify contingency plans for anticipated and unanticipated impediments, blockers, and hazards
  • Define and manage any backlog

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in applicable field (MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other related fields) and 3+ years’ experience leading technically-oriented projects
  • Adequate technical knowledge of and project management experience with CRMs and/or CMSs
  • Demonstrable ability to work with multiple cross-functional teams and 3rd party vendors
  • Adequate technical knowledge to vet and hire appropriate vendor partners
  • In-depth knowledge of and ability to lead technical projects using Scrum and Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Demonstrable ability to mitigate risk and lead successful projects
  • Proficiency in the use of analytic tools
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Excellent knowledge of user-centered design principles and understanding of design quality standards
  • Excellent oral and written communication
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Date Posted
April 21, 2022
Job Type
Full-Time
Location
Remote (Omaha), NE
Category
Other


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