Previous Job
Previous
Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-05262
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Project Manager
Las Vegas, NV
9 Month Contract


Description
Job Description:
This position will be responsible for managing business projects in a fast-paced environment while achieving high quality deliverables that provide exceptional business value to the organization. We are looking for a business project manager who has a proven track record of successful planning, executing, and managing tough projects. This role will lead projects from initiation through delivery.

Responsibilities/Requirements:
•    Must have a history of successfully executing projects from conception to completion
•    Must have evidence of managing multi-disciplined teams, conflict resolution, resource constraints and collaboration
•    Gathers business and technical requirements in order to develop projects estimates and SOWs
•    Perform project scoping, assessments, chartering, and project plan development
•    Ensure project requirements are achieved in a high quality and timely fashion within budget guidelines
•    Ensure progress is accurate and timely, and communicate weekly updates in structured forums to all key stakeholders
•    Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects to ensure projects are on schedule and within prescribed budget
•    Work tirelessly with stakeholders and team members to keep projects on schedule and tracking successfully
•    Skillfully identify and remove barriers to project success
•    Drives teams to execute on tasks and deliverables. Remove obstacles, give direction clearly and concisely to coworkers
•    Ensure clarity of roles and responsibilities with and to the project team.
•    Manage expectations of project sponsors, champions, and all other key stakeholders •    Assume project accounting and financial management responsibilities
•    Maintain risk log and minimizes exposure to risk on projects
•    Facilitate problem solving to resolve issues in timely manner
•    Ability to adapt in a growing, fast-paced organization
•    Communication Skills
•    Must possess good communication skills (both verbal & written) to resolve ambiguous and conflicting requirements
•    Build strong relationships throughout the company
•    Ability to manage multiple stakeholders with potential competing interests
• Collaborate with team members to identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities
•    Ability to interact effectively to ensure that project scope and requirements are clearly defined and executable
•    Hold regular status meetings with project teams
• Effectively communicate relevant project information to management
•    Keep project team well informed of project changes, changes within the organization, and general corporate news that affects our daily operations
•    Develop formal presentations (both written and verbal)

Skill/Experience/Education 
Mandatory:
Bachelor's degree in business management or a computer science-related field or equivalent experience 8+ years of hands on experience of business or IT project management experience

Desired:
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) Agile Certified Practitioner Certification (ACP) Scrum Alliance Lean Green or Yellow Belt, Gaming experience