Project Manager


Indianapolis, IN, US

About the opportunity

Octiv was founded to empower the world's best companies to create documents at the speed of business. We're passionate about bringing insight, analytics, and automation to the document generation process, and have earned our position as an industry leader by empowering hundreds of companies around the world to create, deliver and track documents online.

Octiv is looking for a talented Project Manager to join our Professional Services organization. Working in a fast-paced, creative environment, you will be primarily responsible for managing new client implementations, helping them transition from previous systems and processes to new workflows and documents within the Octiv application. This role is based in our downtown Indianapolis, IN office.

More specifically, you will:

Facilitate a smooth transition for new clients from the time of sale through the on-boarding process
Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs
Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
Manage project scope and changes
Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested services
Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
Identify and develop trusted advisor relationships with project and program stakeholders and sponsors
Ensure projects are proceeding according to scope, schedule and quality standards
Extensive understanding of project management principles, methods, and techniques
About you

A list of job experience and qualification requirements is great, but what is most important to us is attitude, aptitude and a team-oriented approach. Everyone at Octiv shares a commitment to excellence and a desire to work in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. We hire people who have a passion for delivering legendary work-product in a team environment.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who has/is:

Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
3+ years of project management experience, including gathering requirements from the client, tracking and planning projects, and working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
Proven ability to demonstrate and drive for results and accountability of business needs
Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas to achieve a common business objective
Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-schedule close
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
PMP certification preferred but not required
Familiarity with PMI standards a plus

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