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Project Manager (7474)

Richmond, VA 23219

Posted: 03/27/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Manager Job Number: 7474

Job Description

Position Title: Project Manager
Position Status: 6 - month contract with rolling extensions 
Schedule: HYBRID
Overview: Our client is looking for a Project Manager for a HYBRID position based out of Richmond, VA.       
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Mastery of project management methodology and experience or familiarity with major, defined program management approaches (PMI, Agile, Six Sigma). PMP Certification REQUIRED.
  • Significant knowledge of project planning/scheduling tools (for example, Microsoft Project), with a solid track record of practical application.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations.
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment in which this role may not directly control resources.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.
  • Ability to lead project team to match solutions to business requirements, including leadership in research on current and emerging technology options.
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders and team members regarding project expectations and progress. Clearing obstacles, closely monitoring tasks and team member accountability, and escalating issues, as required.
  • Outcome oriented.
  • Guiding and motivating others.
  • Relationship management.
  • Manage changes in project timeline, scope, and budget.
  • Responsive to feedback, especially in seeking feedback continually from stakeholders and in refining project scope across project lifecycle to address shortcomings.
  • Coping with pressure and setback.
  • Achieving difficult targets, particularly in demanding timelines.
  • Judgment calls based upon information and analysis; able to make prompt, clear decisions that may involve tough choices or considered risks.
  • Support for decision-making: gather comprehensive information, catalog, and disseminate knowledge of use to the organization.

Requirements:
  • Active PMP Cert.
  • 7 Years – Progressively responsible IT experience.
  • 5 Years – Successfully managing complex and risky projects.
  • 5 Years – Business unit or business-unit-facing experience, with commitment to business problem solving.
  • 5 Years – Experience in leading diverse teams.
  • 5 Years – Experience and ability in using “soft skills” or “people skills”.
  • 5 Years – Experience with implementation of software systems and platforms.
  • 5 Years – Experience meeting with stakeholders and clients and gathering the project's requirements, goals, and scope.

About Our Client: Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free workplace by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. Employment and personnel practices conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination. While the Company is committed to following this principle in every facet of employment, all employees share in the responsibility to promote and foster a favorable work environment.
 
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