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Project Manager (Corporate IT)

Five9, Inc.
San Ramon, CA 94583

Project Manager (Corporate IT)


 


Five9 is a leading provider of cloud software for the enterprise contact center market, bringing the power of the cloud to thousands of customers and facilitating more than three billion customer interactions annually. Since 2001, Five9 has led the cloud revolution in contact centers, helping organizations transition from legacy premise-based solutions to the cloud. Five9 provides businesses with cloud contact center software that is reliable, secure, compliant and scalable, which is designed to create exceptional customer experiences, increase agent productivity and deliver tangible business results.


 


We are currently looking for a self-starter to join our Architecture & Portfolio Management Team who is a quick study and versatile enough to drive complex technical projects. This team provides program and project management excellence to prioritize, plan, and execute across SaaS, public cloud, and IT infrastructure projects, including 3rd party applications platforms. This role is focused on Five9s business systems and infrastructure.


 


The successful candidate will report to the Senior Director of Architecture & Portfolio Management and will lead projects focused around business processes such as quote to cash and procure to pay, compliance and governance, improving customer experience, cost management, improving operational efficiency, and growth. This role will also help develop program and portfolio management best practices standards and processes.


 


You will need to be a team player with the right combination of project management, technical, and interpersonal skills. You will also leverage your superior negotiation skills and influence to work with all levels of management and their teams to keep projects on track from initiation to closing.


 


Key Responsibilities:



  • Manage end-to-end delivery of multiple, enterprise-wide strategic projects evolving our business application and infrastructure platforms

  • Lead and work with organizational cross-functional teams to ensure on time, on budget, quality initiatives that support Five9s business & technology strategies

  • Ensure solutions meet agreed quality criteria, address project issues and risks, and build trusted relationships between delivery teams and business partners

  • Collaborate closely with project stakeholders, to understand their requirements, provide expert advice on effort estimates and overall project feasibility, secure appropriate resourcing from business and IT teams, ensuring alignment of project with organizational objectives

  • Provide timely project updates and visibility into any factors impacting scope, schedule, or cost to sponsors and stakeholders

  • Create and maintain project artifacts including stakeholder presentations, project charters & plans, status reports, risk management reports, retrospectives, etc.

  • Provide guidance to project team members while adhering to PMO standards and processes

  • Develop strong working relationships with the business and technology teams to ensure overall program success

  • Proactively and aggressively manage expectations with stakeholders by aligning team members and management on project goals, scope and issues resolution

  • Bring knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile Project Management methodologies, processes and tools, including scope management, schedule management, cost management, quality management, resource management, procurement, change management, risks management, issues management

  • Work with the PMO team and contribute to process improvements to enhance quality and execution of initiatives

  • Apply business domain and technical acumen to ramp up quickly on Five9s products, technologies, infrastructure, change management, development and release management processes



Requirements:



  • 7-10 years of enterprise program or project management experience

  • Experience presenting to C-level executives

  • Experience managing initiatives involving design and implementation of strategic IT SaaS and in-house applications

  • Familiarity with data center operations and public cloud, including infrastructure, database, networking, telephony, voice, and information security

  • Self-motivated, energetic, excellent interpersonal, organizational, negotiation and conflict-resolution skills

  • Proven leadership and decision-making skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to present information, status, and issues in a clear and concise manner at all levels of the organization

  • Able to understand and be involved in the technical details in order to successfully gather and understand complex requirements and drive projects to completion

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • High degree of flexibility, independence, initiative, and detail orientation

  • B.S. in Business or Engineering discipline preferred

  • PMP and/or Scrum master certification a plus



Five9 embraces diversity and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  The more inclusive we are, the better we are.  Five9 is an equal opportunity employer.



 



Our headquarters are located in the beautiful Bishop Ranch Business Park in San Ramon, CA.

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Posted: 2021-01-04 Expires: 2021-02-03

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