Project Manager

  • location: Phoenix, AZ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $70 - $76 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
Role and Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, the project manager is responsible for accomplishing the stated project objectives on several small to mid-sized projects. The project manager is responsible for ensuring the end product produced by the project provides the expected benefit to the customer. The project manager will accomplish this by ensuring that each project has clearly defined requirements and success evaluation criteria. Additionally, the project manager will be expected to oversee all activities related to the project including establishment of internal and external policies and procedures, training, testing, researching and providing the customers with IT solutions, and vendor contracts/procurement. The project manager is also expected to advise management of problems or potential problems related to projects on a timely and proactive basis.

 
location: Phoenix, Arizona
job type: Contract
salary: $70 - 76 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in project coordination and management
  • General working knowledge of practical aspects of project management
  • Previous experience managing custom software development and COTS implementation projects
  • Ability to balance project management process with rapid delivery of benefit to the customer
  • Experience with maintaining project schedules and budgets.
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Skilled in the creation of project related documents, including but not limited to RFIs/RFQs/RFPs, business cases, research findings and detailed statements of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly

Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization

Preferred Skills

  • Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Scrummaster (CSM) or equivalent Scrum and Agile experience
 
qualifications:
Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in project coordination and management
  • General working knowledge of practical aspects of project management
  • Previous experience managing custom software development and COTS implementation projects
  • Ability to balance project management process with rapid delivery of benefit to the customer
  • Experience with maintaining project schedules and budgets.
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Skilled in the creation of project related documents, including but not limited to RFIs/RFQs/RFPs, business cases, research findings and detailed statements of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization
 
skills: Preferred Skills

  • Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Scrummaster (CSM) or equivalent Scrum and Agile experience

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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