Project Manager - MSP

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager - MSP in Farmington, Connecticut (CT). Summary: The Project Manager may work on Security, Industrial, Corporate systems or other application development projects. Responsible for planning, securing resources, control of deliverables including deployment planning and acceptance, project financials, tollgate preparation and execution, and project documentation. The candidate manages day-to-day activities of multiple business-sponsored IT projects. They will be responsible for successfully planning, managing and reporting on the work of multiple project teams of varying sizes, often involving third party vendors. The candidate delivers projects on time, within budget, and within scope. Duties: Manages to the project budget, strictly adheres to all financial protocols - (e.g., forecasting, variance explanation, weekly actuals review and discrepancy resolution, and change control processes) Develops and maintains detailed work breakdown structures using Microsoft Project Ensures the effective utilization of resources assigned to the project team Liaises with project team members and the Program Manager/IT Project Lead to ensure that objectives and expectations are clearly understood by all parties; regularly communicates project information including the status of deliverables, scope changes, risk and issues Ensures scope changes are reviewed and approved by the Program Manager/IT Project Lead and Business Sponsor where appropriate Evaluates project activities utilizing quality measurements and monitoring mechanisms to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations and integrate with overall project effort Adheres to established project management practices by leveraging and promoting the use of existing tools and defined processes and identifying areas for improvement Succinctly and accurately renders all facets of project health, risks and issues REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or comparable education and experience 8-10 years of IT Project Management experience Strong IT Application Project Management skills required; must have experience project managing all phases of the SDLC Core skills include Project Plan/WBS creation, Execution/Task Management, Resource Acquisition/Oversight, Financial Management, Implementation/Release Planning, Acceptance, Documentation Management and Closeout Proficient in MS-Office products including MS-Project, Excel and PowerPoint Energetic, quick learner, able to work independently and as a member of a team; Able to quickly learn and apply established frameworks and processes Excellent communication and liaison skills; Proven ability to establish credibility Experience working with matrixed teams and third-party vendors PMP or PRINCE2 certification strongly preferred SAP experience is a plus Experience with Clarity and SharePoint is a plus Knowledge of Security regulations or Corporate systems and Manufacturing industry is a plus Agile nice to have 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. - provided by Dice
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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