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Agile Project Manager - PMP

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

Terrific 12+ months contract in Plano, TX for an Agile Project Manager with PMP Certification. Would sit alongside Product Owner and will be responsible for timeliness of delivery and managing risks including those affecting individual members of the team.  Team consists of 7 engineers and is using a hybrid Agile methodology. 

Responsibilities include:
•    Owns project timeline and is responsible for team’s delivery against that timeline.
•    Ensure alignment of team members and forward progress.
•    Runs focused meetings for the team, including daily standup.
•    Assesses project risk potentials and discover potential problems before they occur.
•    Persuades and influences others through communication and diplomacy skills; may negotiate with external parties.
•    Applies a proactive approach in routinely tracking the project participant progress against project goals.
•    Leads and teaches the use of good project management practices.
•    Manages relationships with, and delivery by, vendors and/or suppliers.
•    Analyzes financial status by collecting, monitoring, and studying data, and recommending actions.
•    Provides project status to Senior Leadership team.

Qualifications:
•    5+ years of experience in an IT project management role.
•    5+ years managing direct reports.
•    Agile/scrum expertise.
•    PMP certification. Prefer Six Sigma certification also.
•    Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
•    Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Teams and Outlook.
•    Detail oriented with strong record-keeping and organizational skills.
•    Excellent collaboration and communication skills with the ability to tell data-driven stories in a meaningful way and influence a variety of audiences from analyst to executive level.
•    Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams to project completion through effective communication and relationship building.

If this is a good fit, Apply now!