Sr Project Manager at Careerbuilder in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

***upon offer, candidates must complete a background and drug screen***

Job Description: The delivery team is looking for a highly energetic and experienced Senior Project Manager with significant software and hardware implementation experience.

PM Responsibilities:

* Manage overall execution of the project and deliver the project on time within budget and scope

* Create detailed budget, forecast and actuals worksheets with monthly reconciliation activities and variance explanations

* Manage project financials in Oracle Unifier, SharePoint, SAP and other applications

* Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders

* Manage project resource availability and allocation

* Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors

* Coordinate internal, external and vendor resources with tasks and activities for execution throughout the project lifecycle

* Develop project high-level scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

* Develop detailed project plans to track progress

* Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs

* Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques

* Perform issue/risk management to minimize project impacts to scope, schedule and costs

* Report and escalate to management as needed

* Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

* Manage the basics - status reporting, meeting minutes, action items, open issues/risks with mitigation plans and key decisions

Skillset Requirements:

* Post-secondary educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers

* Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector

* Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technology implementations

* Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in infrastructure and hardware implementations

* Excellent client-facing and interpersonal communication skills

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking

* Strong financial acumen including managing project budgets, forecasts and actuals

* Strong facilitation and execution skills, should be able to report up to leadership and work with resources within the project

* Strong critical-thinking skills with demonstrated ability to problem-solve and be proactive

* Should be able to work with uncertainty, ambiguity and lack of clarity

* Should have solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office and SharePoint

* PMP certification is a plus

* SCRUM certification is a plus