Project Manager - Documentation

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Bring your passion for project management to a dynamic and influential team. Software Products is looking for an experienced, creative, and hard-working project manager to help deliver strategic documentation initiatives. We are looking for a dedicated individual who can utilize their knowledge of project management methodologies and team building skills to turn ideas into high-quality deliverables.

The successful candidate must be able to work closely with senior leaders and build cross-functional relationships with diverse groups across the organization. Key to this role is the ability to help implement new tools, processes, and products that align with business goals and strategy.


  • Drive the completion of strategic documentation initiatives by managing project plans, scope, and resource allocation
  • Manage project kickoff, requirement gathering, and regular status meetings as needed
  • Work closely with project sponsors and key stakeholders to identify key performance indicators and success criteria for projects
  • Guide diverse project teams to mitigate risks and propose backup plans for areas of high-risk
  • Form strong working relationships within software products teams and across Esri to launch projects on scope and schedule
  • Provide recommendations to senior leadership regarding project timeline estimation and gather information about prioritization and resource availability to share with key stakeholders and partners
  • Maintain a project backlog, including prioritization and timeframe estimation, and communicate these matters to the appropriate individuals and stakeholders
  • Use and continually develop leadership and facilitation skills
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and decompose high-level information into details
  • Communicate status and potential project risks to the project stakeholders


  • 5+ years of related work experience in project management
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently and set priorities and expectations
  • Superior attention to detail and results oriented; demonstrated track record of proactively establishing and following through on commitments
  • Strong facilitation skills to elicit requirements from various personalities across organizational boundaries including senior executives
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and to work within deadlines
  • Sophisticated organizational change management and business analysis skills
  • Proven track record of using an innovative approach to build processes and drive process improvements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including diplomacy, negotiating, reasoning, problem solving, and influence
  • Bachelor’s in business, computer science, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience

Recommended Qualifications

  • Familiarity with ArcGIS, DITA, and XML

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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