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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-14579
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/11/2017
Pay Rate : $ 90,000.00 - 105,000.00 /Hour
Alluvion staffing is seeking a Senior Project Manager (W2 ONLY) for a Full Time Direct Hire Senior Project Management position with a local client in Jacksonville, FL.
The Senior Project Manager will lead cross functional teams through SDLC project. Client has major preference for PMP or CSM - they like formal methodology training and people who are committed to continual training and continue to invest in their professional development. Lots of implementation work. Must be hands on. Must be familiar with MS Project. Vendor management experience is required as they work with a lot of third party COTS apps.
They prefer project mangers with an application development project management focus
The Senior IT Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and finalizing projects according to strict timelines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members, third-party contractors and/or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project objectives and oversee quality control throughout the project lifecycle. 
Work at this level may vary in scope from medium to large-sized projects, impact multiple business units, utilize new or multiple technologies, possess an increased level of visibility, impact and risk, and may require communication at all levels of the organization. 
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with Senior Management and stakeholders.  Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.  Coordinate with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.  Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.  Track project milestones and deliverables.  Facilitate project team meetings to review the project plan and monitor activities of team members toward task and project achievement.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.  Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary.  Where required, negotiate with other managers for the acquisition of required personnel.  Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Direct and manage projects from beginning to end.  Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.  Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.  Develop project plans and project documentation.  Develop and deliver status reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.  Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.  Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Four year Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, or a closely related field
  • PMP or CSM highly preferred
  • 8+ years of project management experience, implementing technology based business solutions or equivalent progression of related IT implementation roles
  • 5+ years in project management role working on full SDLC projects
  • Experience leveraging formal project management discipline to manage development resources on a variety of projects.
  • The position also requires the ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • This position requires prompt and efficient reaction to project adjustments and alterations as well as an individual who is flexible during times of change.
  • This position also requires the ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including Senior Management, clients, and other departments, the ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise, and the ability to bring projects to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Crucial to this position is the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • This position requires strong written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills as well as the ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.