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Project Manager in Minneapolis, MN at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Project Manager Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking Project Managers for opportunities in Minneapolis, MN, Chandler, AZ, Charlotte, NC, Des Moines, IA and St. Louis, MO. The Project Manager will be responsible for leading project teams and managing all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation planning, executing/ controlling, and closing) associated with projects that are long-term, line of business-wide and medium to high in risk, scope, complexity.

Responsibilities:

  • Consults with business partners to clarify and define project requirements and business case, including development of a statement of work.
  • Develops and revises complex project plans and budgets, works with users to understand complex problems and focuses on bringing issues to resolution, escalating as necessary to meet timelines.
  • Creates and delivers presentations to senior management on project goals and plans, including progress reports.
  • Responsible for end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end.
  • Develops and implements program and project level processes, procedures and performance metrics.
  • May be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and managing outside vendors.
  • May manage a program or a series of projects associated with a specific business function.
  • Performs project risk analysis. Leads project staff, including training and providing input to performance evaluations.
  • May directly or matrix manage 1 or 2 project staff team members.

Requirements:

  • 7+ years project management experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of project management practices and concepts.
  • Typically manages one or two projects within a Line of Business Managed projects upwards of $1M Experience
  • Foundation Experience creating a detailed Project Plan and managing the project from it throughout the lifecycle of the project
  • Experience managing the project financials/budget, monthly forecasting and variance analysis
  • Project Management experience defined as end-to-end management of a project delivering defined scope following a very structured policy and methodology

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Domain aptitude and learning agility to effectively adapt across Technology Portfolios System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to work in a high intensity, fast paced, ever-changing environment with significant attention to details
  • Stakeholder Partnership (Relationship Mgmt. with cross-functional teams, strong written and verbal communication with ability to communicate effectively at all levels, Influencing)
  • Judgement (Decision making, analytic ability)
  • Risk Management (Decision making, organizational awareness, understands risks vs. issues and able to develop risk responses and escalates appropriately)
  • Team Leadership (Teamwork, leading, supervising, managing in a virtual environment)
  • Ownership and Commitment (Achieving goals and objectives)
  • Learning Agility (Learning and researching, adapting and responding


About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.

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