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Senior Project Manager - Plano, TX
Ref No.: 17-02906
Location: Plano, Texas
Job Title: Senior Project Manager (Workday/Salesforce)
Job Location: Plano, TX
Position Type: Contract
Pay Rate: DOE

US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD and H4 EAD only.
No sponsorship available for this job, NO C2C

Job Description:

This international industry leader has an immediate 12+ month contract opening in Plano, TX for a Senior Project Manager. The ideal candidate will have strong Agile experience and Project Management experience with Salesforce, Workday, Cloud & SaaS, Data Analytics, and Enterprise Security.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage key components of the project (Technology PM).
  • Work across corporate HR, Technology, Vendor Management and vendors to engage the right resources at the right time to ensure objectives/requirements are delivered on schedule
  • Develop a detailed project plan and track progress.
  • Work with the Project Management Office and track and complete Project controls and documentation as required.
  • Facilitate the creation and review of vendor management documentation and ensure compliance with Vendor Management Office procedures.
  • Follow-up with each accountable IT and business area to ensure that deliverables remain on schedule.
  • Work with business to identify areas requiring decisions/clarity in order to define project scope and objectives/requirements.
  • Identify and assess risks inherent in the project and due to changes in scope (business decisions/changes), resources, or timeline.
  • Work across IT to ensure that all components supporting the end-to-end objective/requirement have been assigned.
  • Align architecture diagrams and process flows to project plan to identify and remediate gaps
  • Work with QA to develop testing strategy which has traceability to requirements.
  • Facilitate joint application designs sessions across IT teams.
  • Create, maintain and manage project documentation.
  • Participate & lead Scrum calls & project meetings to meet project delivery milestones.
  • Work with Release engineering team to ensure timely release of features

  • 5 - 10 Project Management experience with large technology implementations.
  • Experience with Agile Tools (JIRA, Agile Accelerator, etc.).
  • Experience leading IT Transformation projects.Experience leading HR Transformation in a large company is preferred.
  • Technical Acumen in Salesforce, Workday, Cloud & SaaS, Data Analytics, and Enterprise Security. (Will consider Senior Project Managers with the majority of these skills/experience).
  • Experience leading Agile projects with distributed teams.
  • Direct hands-on experience working with Waterfall and Agile project methodology.
  • Project management experience on large (multi-year) efforts.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, including baselining, resource leveling and tracking performance to plan
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (Excel, PowerPoint and Visio included).
  • Knowledge of telecommunication features or applications such as Skype for Business and remote meetings coordination.
  • Financial Services industry experience strongly preferred.Auto Finance industry experience is a plus.