Posted 27 days ago by

Technical Project Manager

Houston, TX, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

Technical Project Manager

At Sapient Global Markets we are quite literally on the front line of the biggest issues facing the global capital market industry today – investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. What we offer is the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today’s dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership.

Project Manager Position Summary

The Project Manager will work with consultants and clients to implement solutions. This job function is responsible for managing the production of deliverables, managing the execution of complex enterprise projects, ensuring timely closeout of requirements, providing timely status updates, and working closely with various technical and non-technical team members.

Responsibilities include:
  • Create and baseline project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Assign tasks & individual responsibilities to team members
  • Track progress of the execution of the project
  • Ensure timely execution of the project plan & work with the team to define mitigations to delays
  • Manage plan dependencies & assumptions as required
  • Define & facilitate project management process for scope management and issues & risk management
  • Define project communications plan
  • Prepare for engagement reviews
  • Define & facilitate deliverable management process
  • Create, review & publish project status reports as required
  • Effectively apply our methodology and enforce project standards
  • Approve timecards & expense reports in accordance with project standards
  • Create & report project financials
  • Facilitate client invoicing
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of the project
    • Facilitate & document daily status reported by team
    • Facilitate on-boarding and off-boarding of team members
Desired skills and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3+ years of external consulting experience
  • 5+ years proficiency in project management
  • Ability to lead both small and enterprise engagements, facilitate meetings, leading customer support projects, mentoring teams of junior team members and effectively managing client interactions
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Detailed oriented and flexible mind-set
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Ability to challenge, innovate, lead and drive projects to close
  • Strong communication (written and oral), interpersonal and relationship-building skills
About Sapient Global Markets

Sapient Global Markets, a part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of services to today’s evolving financial and commodity markets. We provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and commodity centers worldwide, as well as in large technology development and operations outsourcing centers. For more information, visit

Sapient is a registered service mark of Sapient Corporation.

*Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary for the known physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the Company’s business.

Sapient US is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants to Sapient US will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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