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Senior Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-20485
Location: Plano, Texas
Start Date: 03/27/2018
 Must have:
Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC/Waterfall.
Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations.
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.
Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results.
 
Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; CA Clarity PPM.
 
Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary.
Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close.
Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance.
Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management.
Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers.
Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff.
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects, ServiceNow, SmartSheet and Lucid Chart.
Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies.
Support diverse and inclusive work environment.
 
Required qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience.
Overall 10+ years of IT experience.
5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects.
5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment.
1+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation.
3+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle.
Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and/or Senior Leadership