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Project Manager

Company: Perch Energy
Location: Boston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Perch Energy is a whole new kind of energy company that makes it easy for businesses and consumers to access clean energy and reduce their carbon footprint. Like our affiliate company, BlueWave Solar, we believe business can be a force for good: We're on a mission to make clean energy options more accessible, more affordable, and more equitable for all.

Perch Energy has an immediate opening for a Project Manager / Analyst, reporting to the Chief Technology Officer. This role will also have a dotted line to the Chief Operating Officer. As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for translating business requirements to functional specifications, coordinating architecture designs, building the development schedule from design to delivery, and making appropriate tradeoffs. As the owner of your projects, you need to clearly set the goals and communicate the latest status to both software development teams and internal business customers.

The ideal candidate is sensitive to customer needs, enjoys tackling ambiguous yet complex problems, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. You must have experience simultaneously managing multiple projects and be able to assist with requirements gathering and user story creation. The ability to accurately establish development and production timelines, communicate with varying levels of resources, and provide detailed performance monitoring is paramount to the success of this position. This role is highly visible throughout the organization and interfaces with key decision makers across our most critical and time sensitive tech initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities
Execute on directives from CTO & COO
Oversee project intake for all major tech initiatives across the organization
Support and track business readiness for new market entry
Establish project plans, milestones, set deadlines and ensure timely delivery of requirements
Prepare dashboards and routine reports, inclusive of project health status, for company-wide distribution
Present project updates to the Leadership Team
Engage with business leads and subject matter experts to define scopes, MVPs, requirements, and user stories
Assist CTO with prioritization, cost analysis and resource allocation
Generate flows, mapping, and documentation for process and system enhancement
Utilize PMI best practices and standards to ensure proper planning through execution
Quickly identify areas of opportunities and implement solutions to improve project performance
Act as a champion for tech delivery and transformational change across Perch Energy
Provide input to the Community Solar and Executive teams to set overall business goals and metrics

4-7 years' experience in project management or a similar field
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology, Management, Business Administration, or other related degree
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified preferred
Experience of various project management methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban)
Knowledge of Software development Lifecycle (SLDC)
Familiarity with Salesforce, Tableau, AWS, Confluence and Jira a plus
Experience with large scale projects such as a CRM or transformation of a digital platform
Strong analytical and presentation skills
Excellent time management, punctuality, and organizational skills
Strong alignment with and passion for the Perch values and mission
Curiosity about and commitment to clean energy
What does it mean to be a Percher?
It means you want a day job that makes a difference-and you're all in on building extraordinary products that get us there. It means you think big. Act fast. Assume value. And it means you can count on us to look out for you while you do it-in a place you can find your tribe.

Benefits that help you live your best life
Looking out for you means looking out for the whole person you are-from health and financial wellbeing to awesome benefits for work-life balance, such as:
Medical, dental & vision-stay healthy and perceptive
Stock options & 401K- prepare for the future
Life insurance, short and long-term disability-plan for the unexpected
Health savings account (HSA) match-get pre-tax saving coverage
Unlimited paid time off-take time to fuel up
Perch is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and will do so by actively seeking to hire and promote diverse individuals throughout the company. Providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment is critical to our identity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, handicap (disability), sexual orientation, gender identity/ or expression, genetics, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, military status or obligation, or other protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Keywords: Perch Energy, Boston , Project Manager, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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