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Senior Project Manager

Plano, Texas | Contract

Post Date: 05/07/2018 Job ID: 5263 Industry: Other Area(s)
Senior Project Manager - Plano, TX
Overview

Seeking a Project Manager to help lead a key workstream within the Core Receivables Program (a major IT implementation). The candidate must demonstrate advanced project management knowledge across the full project lifecycle, with experience in multiple lifecycles (waterfall, package, Agile).
  • Lead a key workstream within a large program
  • Use Agile methodology to manage the work
  • Work in cross functional teams, ensure objectives are being delivered on schedule, within scope, and within budget
  • Create a project plan for upcoming work
  • Work with IT and Business resources
  • Keep resources accountable
  • Facilitate meetings with cross functional teams and executives
  • Present status reports to executive level audiences
  • Manage budget, risks, issues, and change requests
  • Use MS Project to manage a schedule
  • Manage vendor relationships/contracts/deliverables

Requirements:

Must haves:
  • 8+ years of Project Management experience
  • Extensive experience as a Scrum Master and capable of leading Agile teams
  • Effective management skills in setting direction, building effective teams and driving them to meet objective
  • Strong development technology background desirable (requirements, architecture, development, application management, maintenance, operations)
  • Expert with MS Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to interface with people at all levels of the organization; technical and business sponsors to foster a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment
  • Financial management skills, such as budgeting, forecasting and capitalization
  • Vendor/Contract Management experience: Managing multiple vendors and internal resources across work streams simultaneously

Preferred:
  • Formal PM training (i.e. PMP or have taken PMI classes)
  • Large IT implementation experience
  • Experience leading a project within a complex program structure and collaborating with the program manager & other project managers on the program

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