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Delivery Lead Project Manager

  • Location: Raleigh, 27601
  • Salary: 47.79
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 29 days ago

Long term contract Opportunity!

Position:  Delivery Lead Project Manager
Location: Remote
Term: 3 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Act as a Delivery Lead for team projects and cross-functional projects on the IT Depertment
  • Provide overall leadership, guidance, and manage all aspects of project and service delivery for the team
  • Ensure that engagements are correctly scoped and specified, delivered on time and on budget, and meet business & technical requirements
  • Provide excellent insight into new initiatives around dependencies / potential issues, influence the design of projects, and rapidly identify and resolve dependencies and risks
  • Develop a deep understanding of team products and services and vision to help guide development
  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement through new processes and tools
  • Promote an Agile mindset throughout the organization
  • Effectively apply knowledge to projects, and enforce project standards and team norms
  • Provides coaching for team members to improve knowledge and delivery skills
  • Lead cross-functional meetings and foster teamwork; drive escalation and resolution of issues
  • Track progress against milestones, deadlines, and budget.
  • Manage the reporting of KPIs, objectives and key results.
  • Anticipate, manage, and resolve issues and act as a point of contact for projects and engagements
  • Develop detailed project plans and associated documentation for complex initiatives
  • Convey initiative strategy, status, direction, and changes to IT Leadership and business stakeholders
  • Manage stakeholder communication and promote collaboration and coordination across broad categories of stakeholders, including technical, operational, and management staff in other Company's departments, as well as third parties.
  • Build communication strategy and implement communication plans for informing all project stakeholders at regular intervals.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 3 years of project management, Scrum master, or service delivery experience
  • Experience leading cross-functional projects, programs, and initiatives
  • Flexible and committed team player
  • Experience with business analysis or product management
  • Experience with Agile and related frameworks: Scrum, Lean, XP, Kanban, and other Agile development techniques
  • Ability to drive discussions to tangible action items
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, business acumen, and industry knowledge
  • Ability to partner with multiple stakeholders, building relationships and influencing project decisions
  • Focused and versatile team player who is comfortable under pressure, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
  • Strong consulting skills and the ability to lead through influence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels
  • Proven problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong organizational, customer service, and communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, able to organize and plan work independently with little direction

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with open-source technologies
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams
  • Marketing experience in a technology-centric environment
  • Project management certification or program management certification are a plus
  • Certifications a plus, including SAFe Scrum Master, PMP, PSM I, CSM, etc.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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