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Project Manager/Coordinator
Ref No.: 18-17113
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Project Manager/Coordinator
Duration: 24 Months with possible extension
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Details: Our client, a national financial leader, is looking for a Project Manager/Coordinator to drive the implementation of project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality meet specific success criteria. In this role, you will ensure the project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team.

MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • PC/PM experience
  • Experience defining, estimating and scheduling project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan/work breakdown structure
  • Solid understanding of PM methodology, tools and techniques, including Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMI) methods
  • Experience balancing the approach to political, economic, social, technological, and administrative factors
  • Experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong organization skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and ambiguous situations or unexpected obstacles
  • Ability to quickly sifting through concepts and drilling down into actionable steps
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to drive results and satisfy requirements from multiple customers/stakeholders
  • Ability to act independently with little direction

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Drive the implementation of project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality meet specific success criteria.
  • Ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged and company and industry standard project management methodologies and tools are utilized.
  • Ensure the project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team.
  • Define, estimate and schedule project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan/work breakdown structure.
  • Identify project resource requirements and working with Steering Committee/Project Sponsor/Project Management Office/Project Management Competency Center to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments.
  • Hold resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources.
  • Adhere to the approved project methodology for project management and maintain project artifacts and records.
  • Identify and track key measures of success for the project.
  • Analyze project performance, create cost benefit analysis and identify optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and tradeoffs.
  • Implement corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitates project change requests.
  • Provide internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success
  • Escalate to the Steering Committee/Project Sponsor risks and issues with potential significant impact.
  • Work effectively with business partners, vendors, technology, and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by all affected constituencies.
  • Transition project into daily business operations at the end of the project.

Regards,

Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
Direct: 703-889-6667 | Fax: 703-889-6500
GauravV@LanceSoft.com | www.LanceSoft.com
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