Software Project Manager - Ecommerce, IT
Who is American Printing House for the Blind?
Since 1858, the American Printing House for the Blind has operated in Louisville, Kentucky as the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating accessible learning experiences through educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and low vision.
There’s no other place like it. Creating things that make a real difference in people’s lives is what we do.
Mission: A world leader in empowering people who are blind or low vision by providing accessible and innovative products, materials, and services for lifelong success.
ABIDE: Here at the American Printing House for the Blind, we live by the motto, “Welcome Everyone”. Many modern organizations value diversity and inclusion: we choose to go further, understanding that more must be done to foster a sense of belonging in our institution. To that end, we are committed to advancing accessibility and belonging, as well as inclusion, diversity, and equity in all aspects of our workspace, and to enriching our company with our distinct life experiences.
The Software Project Manager works directly with our Director, Ecommerce, IT to provide the direction and coordination of activities to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and within the project budget. To accomplish this, the Software Project Manager will:
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Oversee cross-functional software projects from start to finish.
- Organize and manage all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion including business requirements, software requirements (understanding the software development life cycle), project plan and project tracking.
- Assemble and coordinate project team members and follow up.
- Coordinate new project initiation and be responsible for stakeholder management including project team members, executives, and other major stakeholders to translate the strategic plan and corporate goals into team objectives and milestones.
- Organize project activities from concept to launch, including cross-functional business activities and requirements.
- Perform project analysis such as preparing and publishing monthly Sprint project dashboards.
- Provide direction and coordination of activities to ensure that project deadlines are met. Report back weekly on progress of projects.
- Lead Scrum/Workshop meetings and advise project teams on matters of project management standards, quality outcomes, and risks.
- Monitor schedule and technical performance of multiple projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the projects and the program.
- Effectively applies and enforces project management standards to ensure we have the most innovative and high-quality products.