Project Manager

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $45 - $55 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
Our client is looking for a Project Manager within a Financial Services environment. Projects will be on going activities in need of additional support.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 55 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors

  • Manage project deliverables
  • Manage project financials and capacity planning.
  • Partner with business groups as necessary to help prioritize work.
  • Drive the implementation of project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality meet specific success criteria.
  • Ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged.
  • Ensure company and industry standard project management methodologies and tools are utilized.
  • Ensure that project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team.
  • Define, estimate and schedule project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan/work breakdown structure.
  • Identify project resource requirements and working to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments.
  • Hold resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources.
  • Adhere to the approved project methodology for project management and maintain project artifacts and records.
  • Identify and track key measures of success for the project.
  • Analyze project performance, creating cost benefit analysis and identifying optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and trade offs.
  • Implement corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitates project change requests.
  • Provide internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success.
  • Escalate risks and issues with potential significant impact.
  • Work effectively with business partners, vendors, technology, and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by all affected constituencies.
  • Transitioning project into daily business operations at the end of the project.

  • Ability to balance approach to political, economic, social, technological, and administrative factors
  • Flexible with the ability to adjust quickly to changing situations and drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected obstacles
  • Self-starter with the ability to learn quickly and work independently with little oversight
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to satisfy requirements from multiple customers/stakeholders
  • Ability to quickly sift through concepts and drill down into actionable steps
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to make objective decisions
skills: Required Experience:

  • Experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience managing project financials and capacity planning
  • Experience managing project deliverables
  • Experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery
  • Strong understanding of Project Management methodology, tools and techniques including Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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  • date posted: 11/16/2018