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Project Manager

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The senior project manager is the point person responsible for ensuring small to large projects meet stated goals and objectives within the allotted budget, defined schedule, and requested quality parameters through servant leadership and fostering an atmosphere of exceptional teamwork that delivers success for all involved and the organization. This position will be assigned some of the most challenging, highly visible, and highly complex projects in the company and will require exceptionally advanced project management and agile experience and expertise to be successful. Core responsibilities include project planning, scope management, schedule development and management, critical path monitoring, resource coordination, dependency coordination, budget tracking and forecasting, communications management, deliverable delivery, vendor coordination, risk prevention and mitigation, issue escalation and resolution, performance reporting, meeting facilitation, project process compliance, customer acceptance, benefits realization, teambuilding, and recognition.

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Essential Functions: which may be representative, but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Lead and coordinate delivery of assigned projects.

Review available project request documentation.

Assemble assigned team members and kick-off projects

Communicate and confirm project goals and objectives.

Develop Project Plans and related support information.

Develop milestones and manage critical path.

Monitor, refine, and track project budget.

Participate in vendor coordination and delivery.

Facilitate project communications.

Assess and monitor and mitigate project risks.

Coordinate inter and intra project dependencies.

Prepare project performance and progress reports.

Utilize provided enterprise project management technology tools.

Ensure adherence to stated project processes.

Escalate project issues and decisions as needed.

Host project meetings as needed.

Ensure use of lessons learned and best practices.

Facilitate benefits realization reviews at 90 and 180 day time-points.

Deliver executive presentations related to assigned projects.

Continue education in related disciplines.

Coach and support project team members as needed.

Partner with all project team roles and stakeholders.

Perform special projects or duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Four (4) year bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent years of experience. MBA preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of five to seven (5 to 7) years of project management and application development experience.

Two (2) years of agile / scrum experience.

Knowledge of project management and agile methodologies/concepts.

Previous experience designing and delivering engaging presentations.

Demonstrated experience in learning new technologies quickly.

Skills and Abilities: which may be representative, but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Project Management

Very strong written and verbal communication skills

Organization and planning skills

Excellent attention to detail

Conflict resolution skills

Strong facilitation skills

Ability to build and sustain collaborative working relationships at all levels.

Flexibility with changing priorities

Critical thinking skills

Customer service oriented.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Personal computer and associated software

Normal office equipment

License(s)/Certifications Preferred:

Project Management Professional (PMP)

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Location US-TN-Nashville
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Information Technology
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US-TN-Nashville
Vaco - Nashville
615-324-9804
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Vaco Technology
Company:
US-TN-Nashville
Location:
Contractor
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Information Technology
Store Type:

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The senior project manager is the point person responsible for ensuring small to large projects meet stated goals and objectives within the allotted budget, defined schedule, and requested quality parameters through servant leadership and fostering an atmosphere of exceptional teamwork that delivers success for all involved and the organization. This position will be assigned some of the most challenging, highly visible, and highly complex projects in the company and will require exceptionally advanced project management and agile experience and expertise to be successful. Core responsibilities include project planning, scope management, schedule development and management, critical path monitoring, resource coordination, dependency coordination, budget tracking and forecasting, communications management, deliverable delivery, vendor coordination, risk prevention and mitigation, issue escalation and resolution, performance reporting, meeting facilitation, project process compliance, customer acceptance, benefits realization, teambuilding, and recognition.

FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

Essential Functions: which may be representative, but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Lead and coordinate delivery of assigned projects.

Review available project request documentation.

Assemble assigned team members and kick-off projects

Communicate and confirm project goals and objectives.

Develop Project Plans and related support information.

Develop milestones and manage critical path.

Monitor, refine, and track project budget.

Participate in vendor coordination and delivery.

Facilitate project communications.

Assess and monitor and mitigate project risks.

Coordinate inter and intra project dependencies.

Prepare project performance and progress reports.

Utilize provided enterprise project management technology tools.

Ensure adherence to stated project processes.

Escalate project issues and decisions as needed.

Host project meetings as needed.

Ensure use of lessons learned and best practices.

Facilitate benefits realization reviews at 90 and 180 day time-points.

Deliver executive presentations related to assigned projects.

Continue education in related disciplines.

Coach and support project team members as needed.

Partner with all project team roles and stakeholders.

Perform special projects or duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Education:

Four (4) year bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent years of experience. MBA preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of five to seven (5 to 7) years of project management and application development experience.

Two (2) years of agile / scrum experience.

Knowledge of project management and agile methodologies/concepts.

Previous experience designing and delivering engaging presentations.

Demonstrated experience in learning new technologies quickly.

Skills and Abilities: which may be representative, but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Project Management

Very strong written and verbal communication skills

Organization and planning skills

Excellent attention to detail

Conflict resolution skills

Strong facilitation skills

Ability to build and sustain collaborative working relationships at all levels.

Flexibility with changing priorities

Critical thinking skills

Customer service oriented.

Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Personal computer and associated software

Normal office equipment

License(s)/Certifications Preferred:

Project Management Professional (PMP)

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Job Requirements

 
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