Bain & Company Inc Associate Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Depending on the project, the position may take on responsibility for managing the overall project or managing specific elements including: clear definition of business requirements and functional specifications, development and execution of test plans, and coordination of implementation tasks. To be successful, this role will need to develop a detailed understanding of business needs and then work with the development team to implement solutions. This position requires a mix of technical, business, and interpersonal skills. The role requires the ability to work both independently and with teams effectively.

  • Responsible for overall project management of assigned projects

  • Act as primary TSG contact for that project for smaller projects and in collaboration with a TSG PM for larger projects

  • Manage project using standard forms and templates

  • Build and maintain the workplan in collaboration with the customer and Development Manager

  • Ensure all TSG deliverables are complete before they are delivered to the customer

  • Work directly with the business to gather, analyze and synthesize requirements for system and process enhancements

  • Translate business requirements into detailed functional specifications, process flows, and use cases

  • Collaborate with design team on wireframes and mock-ups

  • Work with Project Manager & Development Manager to break down the requirements into user stories

  • Provide clarification on specifications and business process for the development team (as required)

  • Build partnerships with the business functions involved in assigned projects

  • Learn the business’ needs and work proactively in process redesign

  • Foster positive relationship between the business and TSG

  • Identify and act upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships

  • Anticipate business needs and propose solutions

  • At all stages of the project, ensure solution meets stated project objectives

  • Participate in end user testing

  • Help facilitate customer testing and usability sessions

  • Assist in the development and execution of data conversion and loading plans

  • Work with QA and the business to develop test plans

  • Keep all documentation, including specifications and test plans, up to date with changes and enhancements

  • Create documentation to facilitate implementation and training

  • Participate in user training and on-site implementation where required

  • Provide first level implementation support with the customer project manager during the initial implementation period and on-going second level support post-launch

  • Produce effective communication regarding issues, objectives, initiatives, and overall project related topics

  • Other tasks as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree required with a strong academic record

  • 2-3 years of business experience

  • Prior software project and/or Business Analyst experience preferred

  • Attention to detail and aptitude for analytical problem resolution

  • Ability to work independently and with teams on complex problems

  • Strong analytical skills and experience

  • Excellent logic and interpersonal skills with a passion for understanding and addressing customer needs

  • High performance and standards as demonstrated by academic or previous job experience

  • Strong organizational and communication skills with an ability to work well with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to quickly grasp new requirements, technologies, tools and concepts

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External Job Title: Associate Project Manager

ID: 2017-2530

Post: External Career Portal: 9/11/2017

External Company Name: Bain & Company Inc

External Company URL: http://www.bain.com/bainweb/home.asp