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Senior Project Manager

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:A Kforce client in Jacksonville, FL is seeking a Senior Project Manager in a fully remote setting. You will be responsible for all aspects of assigned technical projects.

Projects may be focused on:

  • The development of new or upgraded products and services
  • Internal information system-specific projects that may involve the development or enhancement of internal applications, technology integration, and/or infrastructure environment build-out
  • Delivery by service teams for outsourced solutions to external clients
  • Delivery of new or enhanced products and/or services to improve customer satisfaction

    General Responsibilities:
    • Senior Project Manager plans and coordinates all aspects of technical projects from initiation through delivery
    • Manages project initiation activities
    • Ensures requirements for internal technology projects align to operational standards
    • Develops, defines, and executes project plans, project scope, activities, schedules, budgets, and deliverables
    • Identifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major project roles
    • Assigns and monitors work of project team, providing technical and analytical support and direction
    • Manages project risks, issues/problems, and activity progress to ensure project goals
    • May manage the integration of vendor/subcontractor tasks, and track and review vendor/subcontractor deliverables, if appropriate for the project
    • As a Senior Project Manager, you serve as liaison between technical and non-technical teams, in internal organizations as well as in client and vendor/subcontractor organizations, to ensure all project targets and requirements are met
    • Conducts project closure activities to formalize and communicate the project acceptance, handover documentation and ongoing activities to accountable teams and complete a post-implementation review to identify areas of improvement
      Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
      • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience
      • Must be in active pursuit of Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or have the equivalent level of education and experience for the job level
      • A strong technical background is required to manage technical projects and handle competing interests
      • Extensive knowledge of project management standards, processes, procedures, and guidelines
      • Knowledge of the industry project management best practices (i.e., Project Management Body of Knowledge - PMBOK)
      • Knowledge of various types of IT project methodologies and life cycles (e.g., conversions, incremental, rapid delivery, classic or traditional waterfall phases of analysis, design, development, testing, implementation) and the correct project application
      • Knowledge of standards relevant to the software industry (e.g., ISO, CMM, Six Sigma)
      • Knowledge of financial services industry
      • Knowledge of company's products and services
      • Advanced skill in the use of project management software to manage projects (e.g., MS Project and auxiliary tools, such as earned value database, audit tools, project repository, including risk, issues and action items database, SLIM Estimate, Metrics and Control, PlanView, Platinum Process Continuum)
      • Demonstrated skill in managing project budgets and timelines
      • Skill in the use of negotiation techniques to reach agreement when there are widely differing viewpoints
      • Excellent analysis, problem-solving, team, conflict management and time management skills
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

        Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Jacksonville , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Jacksonville, Florida

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