Project Manager in Clayton, MO at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 9/13/2019

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Project Manager Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Project Manager to work in our clients St. Louis, Mobile office. This position focuses on applying standards and governance, and creating awareness for Project Management, Lean Management and Change Management techniques on an Enterprise-wide level. This role will be responsible for managing the company's most complex, cross-functional projects with varying risks, constraints and/or challenges, and will be empowered to focus on value creation.


  • Manage wide range of high complexity projects with varying timelines, cross functionality, requirements and scope
  • Analyze problems, identify issues, summarize findings and recommend courses of action in collaboration with the project teams, always with a value-added mindset
  • Utilize PMBOK best practices to apply various principles and methodologies such as Agile/Lean, DMAIC, etc.
  • Consistently implement change management tools and techniques in a flexible manner to optimize project results
  • Work closely with business users to define project objectives, goals, scope, success criteria and deliverables, aligned with company goals and in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Assess, estimate, and procure resources required to achieve project goals
  • Develop positive working relationships with stakeholders and project teams to drive change in a positive manner
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team and ancillary projects
  • Effectively communicate with Stakeholders; provide early and clear escalation of risks, develop mitigation strategies and contingency plans, respond to changes in work or direction, demonstrate flexibility in approach
  • Develop program status update materials for key stakeholders and internal audit review of program budget and schedule
  • Develop comprehensive project documentation and apply project governance
  • Coach, mentor, and lead project team members and contractors, influencing all participants to take positive action, be accountable for their assigned work, and implement process improvements
  • Develop and manage to challenging and productive goals and delegate effectively
  • Conduct post-mortems and deliver lessons learned reports with a focus on continuous improvement


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University in an analytical field (i.e. Engineering, Science, Business, IT) required
  • 8 years of related project experience
  • Prior experience leading large-scale, cross-functional projects
  • Three or more years of experience in facilitating and leading Lean Continuous Improvement efforts is valued
  • Experience with Agile development and project management techniques preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required, including Project and SharePoint
  • Prior experience in the Energy or Utility industry is preferred
  • Project Management Professional or other recognized project management curriculum required
  • Change management certification preferred
  • Other accreditations, such as PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, Lean Six Sigma, etc. are valued

Work Environment:

  • Work is normally performed in a shared, open-office environment
  • Requires some work during nonstandard business hours
  • Some travel required

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