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Senior Tech Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-20702
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Job Title: Senior Tech Project Manager
Location: Des Moines, IA
Duration: Long Term Contract


Job Description:
Highly professional and seasoned Senior Project Manager with ability to manage multiple cross functional work streams across IT and Business to align the delivery of a highly visible, high impact, complex IT Workforce Development software solution with business process, policy and Federal compliance requirements.
The main focus of the Senior Project Manager will be from a business perspective, but they will also have to organize the requirements from a third party vendor and internal IT team. A greater emphasis will be placed on managing multiple work streams across various business stakeholders and departments combined with strategic, complex project delivery.
The PM will be part of a PMO team responsible for all aspects of IT project governance, assessment, management and control. The ability to gather and define requirements; build and maintain a project plan; identifying resource needs; and transparent, clear communications across all levels of stakeholders.
The PM will need to be sure the project stays on track with the timeline, deliverables and within the defined budget.
The project will be Agile like with a form of iterative development.

Basic Qualifications:
• Scope management
• Time management
• Cost management
• Quality assurance
• Human resource management
• Vendor management – ability to influence and drive results
• Risk management
• Procurement management
• Stakeholders management
• Agile framework
• Testing Practices

 
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Senior project manager experience on IT programs that span business and IT processes. Required 12 Years
As a project manager, demonstrated experience picking up a current project mid-flight and re-establish a project plan. Required 5 Years
Communicate project status, and run executive-level meetings on a project with a budget exceeding 10 million. Required 5 Years
Experience working on project to implement a third party product and integrate with existing IT systems. Required 5 Years
Experience leading and facilitating working group on a project with multiple work streams. Required 5 Years
Familiar with Jira or other ticket tracking systems. Required 5 Years
Interview business partners to develop and and update workflow diagram.  Required 5 Years
Extensive and current use with Microsoft Project  Required 5 Years
Experience working on a project that follows federal Project following a hybrid of Agile or iterative project methodologyguidelines Required 5 Years
Experience working on a project that follows federal compliance guidelines Highly desired