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Sr. Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00202
Location: Aliso Viejo, California
Position Type:Contract
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Location: Aliso Viejo, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION
• Consult with Senior Business Management to define the approach, success metrics and scope of each assigned project.
• Develop comprehensive plans, including the work schedule and resources needed to successfully deliver a solution that meets the stated business objectives.
• Own project communication including effectively summarizing many project activities into succinct and key items for status and progress reporting, and communicating changes in schedule, budget or scope, and issue resolution and decisions.
• Manage scope and rigorously follow change control processes and track changes.
• Manage all aspects of a program / project to execute against the defined plan to deliver the solution including managing risks and mitigation plans, changes, issue tracking and resolution, decisions, and escalations.
• Motivate and coordinate team members from various internal departments and vendors, and drive solution delivery across multiple work streams to target dates.
• Effectively manage risks, issues and outstanding decisions to rapid closure.
• Follow all aspects of the company methodology, using standard templates, processes and governance practices.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent verbal and written communication capabilities including proactive information dissemination, meeting facilitation and presentations.
• Facilitate meetings and discussions with business and IT leadership and executives.
• Strong leadership skills.
• Superior work planning, organization and management skills.
• Problem solving to maintain target date delivery.
• Excellent knowledge of waterfall SDLC and ability to adapt to environment specific methodology and terminology.
• Good knowledge of IT functions and terminology, and comfort managing projects including technology work streams.
• Strong Microsoft Project skills.
• Self-starter and ability work independently with minimal direction.
• Good business judgment and ability to advise business and IT in an objective and professional manner.

Platinum Resource Group is a professional level consulting firm, providing resources to Fortune 1000 client companies in the areas of technology, human resources, accounting, finance, business systems and supply chain, on a contract and interim basis. PRG has operations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a W-2 employer we offer our consultants direct deposit bi-weekly payroll, health, dental, vision benefits, paid holidays, and referral bonuses.