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IT Project Manager 3
Ref No.: 18-00557
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Start Date: 05/08/2018
Day to Day Responsibilities of this Position and Description of Project:
Job Summary/Description:     Summary: Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager to oversee the application of project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle, with responsibilities that include project design, scope management, cost control, quality and performance reporting.
Job Responsibilities:
*Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope.
*Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
*Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.
*Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
*Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
*Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures. *Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.
*Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
*Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors. Qualifications:
*Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
*PMP or PMI certification.
*5-7 years experience.
*Proven project management experience.
*People management and team building skills.
*Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities.
*Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization.
*Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions.
*Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment.
Additional Job Details:     Job Responsibilities:
• Deliver value to meet stakeholder expectations via facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
• Assess the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coaching the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
• Remove impediments or guiding the team to remove impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment
• Support and partner with the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog. Provide all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
• Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising
• Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
• Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing • Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures
• Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
• Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred
• PMP or PMI certification is required.
• Scrum Master Certification is required. Experience with Agile Transformation project. Past experience as a Scrum Master working in a virtual environment
• Proven project management experience. People management and team building skills.
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
• Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
• Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions
• Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment in financial services.