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Project Manager-Westminster, CO
Ref No.: 18-03976
Location: Westminster, Colorado
 
Project Manager
Location: Westminster, CO
Duration: Contract
Rate: DOE
 
US citizen, Green Card and EAD preferred.
 
Required Skills:
·         Bachelor's Degree and at least 5-8 years of increasingly responsible Project Manager experience.
·         Demonstrated success in driving projects from initiation to completion
·         Previous experience managing multiple complex, multi-component priorities.
·         Proven ability to stack rank, adjust resources and distribute tasks
·         Strong communications skills to all levels of the organization and client-facing.
·         Provides guidance, support and mentoring to all team members as needed.
·         Project management certification (preferred)
·         Experience working with large functional teams preferred (e.g. offshore teams, Shared Services)
·         In depth understanding of the implementation processes and industry standard software configuration methods
·         Skilled proficiency with Microsoft Project and PowerPoint
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
·         Project and Customer Specific Planning
·         Drive projects execution from inception through delivery and support hand off.
·         Manage necessary resources and ensure they are assigned, engaged and know their roles and responsibilities.
·         Partner with team members and remove any obstacles blocking their success.
·         Develop and maintain project artifacts and conduct regular reviews to ensure all participants are aware of progress and roadblocks.
·         Distribute work to software team based on priorities and due dates.
·         Project Communications:
·         Participate in client calls regarding project status
·         Participate in weekly reporting to Reed management on project status
·         Escalate critical unresolved issues, including recommendations for resolution.
·         Communicate clearly and frequently to the development team, to stakeholders, to Executives and to Clients as appropriate.
·         Process and Programs:
·         Advocate and enforce best practices in your own work and with your team.
·         Exchange best practices and lessons learned with other team members. Identify areas in need of improvement and take actions to bridge the gap.
·         Hold the development team accountable for their deliverables and ensure quality deliverables.
·         Client Satisfaction / Implementation Success:
·         Take a proactive stance in all communications with the client.