Project Manager

  • location: Austin, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $51.10 - $62 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
Our Opportunity:

Our Project Services organization supports client's business goals through the delivery of projects spanning technology, operations, business continuity, and offshore management. Our team collaborates across a matrixed organization to deliver business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities.

What you'll do:

Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Responsibilities:

- Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables

- Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit

- Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners

- Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project

- Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters

- Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

- Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

- Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed.

What you have:

Required minimum qualifications include:

- 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments

- Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders

- Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace

- Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools

- Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum

- Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity

- Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively

- Sound business and technical acumen

- Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally

- Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure

- Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects

- Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

- BA/BS Degree

In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications:

- PMP or PMI-ACP certification

- Experience with Agile methodology

- Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence

- Background in the financial services industry

 
location: Austin, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $51.10 - 62.00 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Responsibilities:

- Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables

- Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit

- Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners

- Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project

- Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters

- Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

- Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

- Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed.

 
qualifications:
Required minimum qualifications include:

- 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments

- Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders

- Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace

- Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools

- Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum

- Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity

- Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively

- Sound business and technical acumen

- Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally

- Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure

- Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects

- Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

- BA/BS Degree

In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications:

- PMP or PMI-ACP certification

- Experience with Agile methodology

- Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence

- Background in the financial services industry

 
skills: Required minimum qualifications include:

- 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments

- Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders

- Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace

- Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools

- Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum

- Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity

- Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively

- Sound business and technical acumen

- Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally

- Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure

- Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects

- Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

- BA/BS Degree

In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications:

- PMP or PMI-ACP certification

- Experience with Agile methodology

- Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence

- Background in the financial services industry


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