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Senior PMO Project Manager (7158)

Richmond, VA 23219

Posted: 09/12/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Senior Project Manager Job Number: 7158

Job Description

Position Title: PMO Project Manager, PMP
Schedule: HYBRID (3 days per week onsite)
Position Status: 12-month contract with rolling extensions
Overview: Our client is looking for a Senior PMO Project Manager for a HYBRID position based out of Richmond, VA.        

  • This position is located in Richmond, Virginia.
  • The Candidate will provide guidance to project teams using Waterfall, Agile, SAFE, and Kanban methodologies. 
  • This includes working with Project Managers, Scrum Masters, and Release Train Engineers (RTEs) to ensure they comply with procedures.
  • The Candidate will create and manage process documentation, job aids, templates and other reference materials for use by project managers.
  • The Candidate will develop training programs and deliver training to project managers.
  • The Candidate will as necessarily intervene in projects with elevated risk to mitigate risks to keep the project on-track.
  • This position is not seeking project delivery PM.
  • Be an expert in project management procedures and requirements.
  • Be an expert in the use of the division core project management tool, Microsoft Project On-Line (POL).
  • Develop and deliver training on project management procedures and best practices.
  • Develop project management processes, tools, templates, and training, drawing on common project management methodology, the PMBOK and established methodologies.
  • Establish and maintain Agile Project Management, Scaled, Kanban and Waterfall Project Management frameworks and their supporting practices. 
  • Create new and enhanced procedures to capture best practices and mature the project management process. 
  • Manage the knowledgebase of project management reference materials to ensure accuracy, relevancy and currency.
  • Monitor projects for compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Monitor projects to detect risks and issues and escalate as needed to ensure appropriate mitigation is applied to keep the project on-track.
  • Guide project managers in identifying and managing risks.
  • Guide project managers in managing organizational change.
  • Guide project managers in defining critical path and managing schedule.
  • Guide project managers in managing budget.

  • 10 Years – Project Management experience.
  • 8 Years – Experience managing and providing guidance to project teams.  
  • 5 Years – Experience providing training to project managers and project teams.
  • 5 Years – Experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project Server), Microsoft Project/POL experience.  
  • 5 Years – Experience working in a PMO office.
  • 2 Years – Experience working in a remote and local team environment.
  • 2 Years – Experience managing complex projects with multiple workstreams and high organizational change.
  • 2 Years – Business process improvement experience.
  • 2 Years – Experience reporting metrics.

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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