Position: Project Manager


Job type: 

CONTRACT-TO-HIRE, DIRECT HIRE, CONTRACT

Location: 

RICHMOND VA

Start Date: 

APR 12, 2019

Benefits: 

HEALTHCARE, 401K

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for the coordination and completion of assigned client and/or other company projects in order to meet established objectives. Projects include the execution of critical business strategies by managing the technical development and implementation of business applications systems as well as multi-departmental initiatives. Leads multiple projects and oversees all team members to ensure that requirements/objectives are met. Proven technical Project Management experience with SDLC implementations necessary. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks and is familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates, coordinates, and /or maintains the project plan.

  • Actively owns the plan and keeps the project timeline, tasks, dependencies and deliverables on track so as to ensure coordination between the activities in the plan and the individuals and groups performing them.

  • Makes necessary adjustments throughout the project life cycle and communicates to the project team, sponsor, and client accordingly.

  • Actively identifies risks and resolves issues so that impacts to the project’s timeline, cost and/or quality are mitigated and/or minimized.

  • Escalates appropriately to the project sponsor.

  • Responsible for internal and external project status communication.

  • Conducts routine project meetings including core team, client, and executive steering committee meetings.

  • Creates status reports according to PMO governance policy.

  • Leads the project team to ensure project objectives are achieved according to the project plan.

  • Makes adjustment accordingly to ensure project success.

  • Manages the creation, impact analysis and disposition of change requests so that the project’s scope of work remains intact or changes when agreed to by project sponsor

  • Stays abreast of project management best practices and applies them to his/her own projects and to the improvement of the PMO team, in general.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 5-10 years project management experience with technology projects,

  • preferably software development with 3rd party and client interaction

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Strong leadership skills -- Ability to develop and lead teams independently

  • Project planning and resource management

  • Meeting/team facilitation

  • MS-Project

  • Analytical/problem solving ability

  • PMP Certification Preferred

  • Client management a plus

WHAT DOES RICHMOND HAVE TO OFFER?

  • One of the most historic cities in the country, Richmond is the state capital of Virginia and steeped in culture. Driving through museum district, you will find yourself hard-pressed to not be moved by the beauty of some of the older neighborhood houses

  • Whether you want to go to the mountains, the beach, or the city (D.C.), Richmond will afford you to the ability to do all three in the same day! Richmond is known for its central location to a variety of activities

  • Richmond metro lies along the James River, the largest river in Virginia, offering the opportunity to water raft, paddle rapids, swim, boat, fish, and otherwise enjoy the riverside view

  • There is a thriving art and music scene, with several creators and performers traveling to one of our many concert houses or galleries

  • If you're a beer enthusiast, you're in luck! As of January of this year, Richmond was named the number one beer destination in the WORLD

  • "Big city" feel without the drawbacks of living in an actual big city - there is always something new going on downtown, usually within walking distance so no more ubers every weekend

  • Richmond is the fifth fastest-growing market for IT folks in the U.S. This means there will never be a shortage of new projects for you to work and employers can remain competitive. Businesses are starting to realize the potential for success in the state's capital and more opportunities are sure to follow. 


To inquire or apply, please use the following contact for or call:

Scott Staib, Senior Recruiter

(o) 804-527-5295
(c) 804-432-0796

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