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Project Manager

Posted 27 days ago

Our client is seeking a strategic minded Project Manager well versed in Agile practices for a contract to hire opportunity.

Position Purpose

  • She is responsible for performing tasks and managing tasks associated with tactical, operational, and strategic projects.
  • Will work with members of the Executive and Sr. Management team to identify, plan, organize, and drive activities related to those projects.
  • Accountable for completing the tasks and projects by delivering on scope, schedule, cost, and quality.
  • Enjoys learning and working in a fast paced, dynamic environment and overcoming obstacles to realize project and task delivery success.
  • Serves as a trusted adviser who can be called upon at any moment to provide support and insight to the Executive and Sr. Management teams.

Position Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Ability to lead multiple tasks and projects – some that are highly sensitive/visible.
  • Creates and communicates the project plan for each project they are managing.
  • Works with other members of the organization on commitments for project deliverables.
  • Manages, escalates, and resolves all task and project issues.
  • Communicates regularly with project stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of project management.
  • The ability to interact effectively with team members and stakeholders at all levels and organizations.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with cross departmental team members to manage risks, issues, budgets, and timelines.
  • Quickly learns the business to help facilitate decisions based on what is best for the organization.
  • Excellent project management planning and tracking skills.
  • Report regularly and accurately on project progress, risks, and issues.
  • Understands and participates in discussions concerning business processes involved in the project.
  • Communicates regularly with project stakeholders with a solid written status on weekly progress reports with sponsor support.
  • Regularly communicates and tracks project work assignments, dependencies and drives progress with the team and business stakeholders.
  • Where required also writes user stories and helps structure the analysis work using an agile framework for a clear tie to the project plan based on realizing new business capabilities.
  • Proficient with the MS Office-365 suite and comfortable capturing and generating metrics with MS Excel.
  • Provides support to the all members of the Executive team that may include administrative type tasks - scheduling meetings, booking travel, etc.


Position Qualifications

  • PMP Certification and or Scrum Master certification preferred.
  • Proficient in both waterfall and agile methodologies with proven experience creating effective project plans, dependencies and critical path activities.
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to focus on continuous improvement in project delivery.
  • Understands audience and can communicate up, down, and across the team.
  • Able to lead by influence and interacts effectively with project team members
  • Comfortable using video conferencing to collaborate and generate results when working remote
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in the field or in a related area required

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Position requires working remotely or at a desk at the corporate office for periods of time up to eight hours.

 

 

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

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