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Project Manager

  • Location: Des Moines, IA, 50392
  • Salary: 60.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 14 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Project Manager
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 9 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Serve as mentor to project managers
  • Plan, organize, direct, control, and manage complex business and technical (technology) projects in alignment of strategic goals
  • Act as a consultant for corporate and/or business unit priority projects, including providing an immediate positive impact to a project as well as project recovery
  • May be on-call for job responsibilities
  • Minimal travel may be required, including overnight stays

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 6 to 8 years of project related or leadership experience in business and technology projects
  • 6 to 8 years with direct responsibility for project management/leadership
  • Must have advanced knowledge of PC and project planning oriented software
  • Must have broad understanding of products and services affecting the project(s)
  • Must have strong understanding of negotiation and procurement processes for purchase of professional services and/or products
  • Must be able to work with people at all levels, including outside consultants and vendors, and be able to influence others without formal authority
  • Must be able to build and maintain relationships and facilitate collaboration and communication
  • Must be results oriented and able to adapt and deal with ambiguous situations and manage expectations
  • Must be able to execute effectively in matrix management environment
  • Must have an understanding of the general capabilities of information technology and applications to identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Must have a high level of proven skills, understanding and application of project scope, cost, and time management as well as other project management disciplines such as quality and risk control, communication, and HR management and integration
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!