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Randstad Senior Project manager in Lone Tree, Colorado

Senior Project manager

job details:

  • location:Lone Tree, CO

  • salary:$55.44 - $63.38 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, March 25, 2020

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:774082

job description

Senior Project manager

job summary:

Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables

  • Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit

  • Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners

  • Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project

  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters

  • Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

  • Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed.

  • 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments

  • Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders

  • Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace

  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools

  • Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum

  • Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity

  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively

  • Sound business and technical acumen

  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally

  • Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure

  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

  • BA/BS Degree In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications:

  • PMP or PMI-ACP certification - Experience with Agile methodology

  • Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence

  • Background in the financial services industry

location: Lone Tree, Colorado

job type: Contract

salary: $55.44 - 63.38 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables

  • Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit

  • Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners

  • Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project

  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters

  • Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

  • Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed.

qualifications:

  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 6 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors

skills:

  • project management,

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