Full-Time

Technical Project Manager

Posted on 4/27/2024

Square

Square

10,001+ employees

Economic empowerment through inclusive technology

Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Agile
Communications
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a Technical Project Manager or similar role
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc…)
  • Experience thinking strategically and managing ambiguity across a wide array of issues throughout a project lifecycle
  • Excellent project team leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively
  • Experience working with product and technical teams to build and deliver end-to-end solutions with knowledge of the underlying lifecycles, platforms, and technologies
  • Strong organizational and time management skills: ability to oversee multiple projects simultaneously that are deadline sensitive
  • Skilled in managing relationships with stakeholders, understanding their needs, and managing expectations effectively
  • Effective problem solving, conflict resolution, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Responsibilities
  • Act as the main point of contact for stakeholders, providing regular updates on project status
  • Coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Provide guidance, motivation, and support to project team members
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and address any concerns or issues promptly
  • Facilitate effective communication between project team and stakeholders
  • Distribute allocated resources efficiently across tasks and responsibilities to ensure project success
  • Manage third-party vendors and contractors, if applicable
  • Regularly review and analyze project performance against established metrics and client expectations
  • Develop utilization and success metrics for initiatives within projects you support and collaborate with data teams to design and implement
  • Identify potential risks to project success, and develop mitigation plans
  • Proactively address issues to prevent disruptions to project timelines and deliverables
  • Handle change requests and implement changes while managing project scope
  • Evaluate the impact of changes on project timelines and budgets
  • Identify opportunities for resistance from impacted groups and develop mitigation plans to overcome

Block is a company deeply invested in economic empowerment through its innovative use of technology across multiple disciplines, including financial forecasting, system security, and inclusive People policies. This multifaceted approach not only fosters an inclusive workplace but also promotes continual learning and growth among its employees, making it a leader in nurturing and implementing new initiatives in its industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$601.2M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

16%
INACTIVE