Project Manager at Amherst
Amherst is revolutionizing the way U.S. real estate is priced, managed and financed in order to unlock opportunities for all market participants. Driven by data, analytics, and technology, Amherst has a 20-year history of anticipating where the next risks and opportunities are likely to emerge and designing actionable strategies for investors to capitalize on opportunities across residential real estate, commercial real estate and public securities. Amherst, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, has more than 900 employees, $5 billion under management and approximately $15 billion under advisement and oversight. www.amherst.com.
Amherst is hiring for an energetic and highly organized Project Manager that thrives in fast-paced environment to join our Acquisitions technology team. In this role you have a variety of duties in support of our technology team including; managing multiple complex projects concurrently, coordinating discussions with stakeholders and development teams, providing day-to-day communications and status reports, assisting with prioritization and resolution of issues, and organizing detailed project information into documentation shared by various project stakeholders.
Manage projects from design and development through to release and beyond
Support the Product Managers in requirements gathering, project documentation/ticketing, testing coordination, user training, and other related project activities
Plan and schedule all project deliverable's, goals and milestones and manage the project accordingly
Conduct daily standup meetings to support active projects and our internal development team
Leverage your experience to help improve existing PMO processes e.g. request intake and prioritization process
Manage various PMO activities such as Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, project kick-offs, and meeting notes
Coordinate all project communication among internal analysts, software developers, internal and external stakeholders, and vendors where applicable
Oversee and help with the QA testing of the product (e.g. find and track bugs and liaise with the development team)
Prepare regular status reports for current and planned projects including resource allocation and estimated schedules for project/program implementation
Provide leadership to project team members in order to achieve project goals
Skills & Requirements:
BA/BS in Management Information Systems or a related field
2-5 years of Project Management experience
Financial, real estate or asset management experience a plus
Understanding of the technical architecture of software/web applications
Experience working with technical developers (e.g. engineers, software developers)
Experience conveying complex technical/design information in simple, digestible formats to non-technical employees/team members
Strong analytical, organizational and coordination skills are a MUST; We desire someone with extreme multi-tasking capabilities with a “get things done” attitude and approach for every project thrown your way
Strong experience with project documentation and project management applications such as JIRA, Roadmunk, Confluence, Vizio, etc.
Intellectually curious with the ability to quickly pick up technical tools and processes
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Our full-time employee benefits include:
- A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k match
- Flexible PTO including 7 paid holidays, 1 floating holiday, and 1 volunteer day
- Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, health savings account)
- Professional career development and reimbursement
- Up to 16 weeks paid maternity leave; up to 4 weeks of paid parental leave
- Backup childcare offered through Bright Horizons
- Relaxed casual environment with virtual office events
Amherst is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or veteran status, and encourage all applicants to apply.