Senior Application Project Manager in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 5/20/2020

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Senior Application Project Manager Summary:

Signature Consultants has an opportunity for a Senior Application Project Manager in Charlotte, NC. In this role the candidate will perform Project Management duties on multiple concurrent business facing projects from initiation to closure. This position works with both internal and external resources, IT and Business. The projects will include a variety of Software solutions. The project teams will likely be smaller in nature (<10 members). Project Team members will be geographically dispersed (across the world). Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Project Management Required Skills:

  • Proven ability to manage multiple low/medium sized projects concurrently
  • Proven ability to apply Project Management approaches to a variety of Software solutions and approaches
  • Experience engaging and "corralling" remote Business Partners and driving them towards completing required tasks
  • Experience managing external vendors as key delivery partner
  • At least 10 years Project Management Experience
  • Proven ability to lead and coach inexperienced Project Teams
  • Proven experience in the implementation of the core disciplines of project management
  • Planning
  • Scope Management
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Risk and Issue Management

Communication Skills:

  • Proven ability to communicate with Geo-diverse teams and multiple levels of leadership
  • Must be a fluent English speaker
  • Ability to facilitate discussions between Internal/External Business and IT groups (often from multiple countries) and IT and business groups
  • Must be able to identify and negotiate compromises without the need for escalation
  • Manage the environment around the project, stakeholders

Team Leadership Skills:

  • Proven experience in leading cross functional, cross geography teams (managing conflicting priorities, requirements, etc.)
  • Proven ability to draft finite timelines and milestones from discussions
  • Needs to be an efficient delegator to both Internal and External project team members and be able to track that what was delegated is completed on time
  • Drive the team to work to the pace of the fastest member
  • Expert in Conflict management and resolution; Including escalation and identifying key "expert" needs as required
  • Facilitate to resolve problems and enable the team to define solutions.

Self-Management Skills:

  • Must be a "self starter"
  • Must display Personal ownership for the success of the project
  • Must be able to adapt to the project quickly; perform extra background work as needed to get "up-to-speed"
  • Needs to work quickly and efficiently
  • Needs to be detail oriented; well organized; have structure
  • Be able to work in an environment of uncertainty and lead the team through it
  • Be able to work independently and find their own solutions

Desired Skill:

  • Experience in working in Global Industrial/Engineering environments

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 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 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 Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.