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Project Manager

  • Location: Des Moines, IA
  • Start Date: 5/3/2021
  • Job ID: 21-00267
  • Posting Date: 5/3/2021
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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The Project Manager is responsible for project deliveries that meets internal and external customer expectations and contributes to overall positive outcomes. A successful candidate will be able to use project management practices to define, plan, execute, and close a project.

Responsibilities:
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives for large accounts
  • Work with Sales, Business Analysts, Dev team and Clients (as well as clients' 3rd party providers) and others to quickly define and document scope, timeline, and resources after hand-off from Sales
  • Manage meetings needed to define the project objectives, milestones, constraints, resources, risks, etc. then create and get sign-off on the project plan
  • Manage software implementation projects
  • Ensure resource allocations are appropriate to reach objectives
  • Adherence to deadlines and resetting timelines based on missed deliverables
  • Identifying and socializing scope creep
  • Establish and lead weekly working group meetings
  • Deliver regular project status reporting, presenting to Executive sponsors.
  • Define and monitor key metrics in order to measure project success.
  • Create and maintain key relationships
  • Assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Establish change control process and restore plan
  • Monitor delivery and get sign-off on project closure memo
  • Manage outcome review
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Make effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project
  • Serve as point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy
  • Create product management templates and SOWs as needed for different connections needs
  • Propose additional projects based on strategic plan
Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience in IT project management
  • Understanding of project management and experience with creating project plans
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Knowledgeable in project management technologies including MS Project and Office
  • Experience preferred in several areas including Software, EDI, eCommerce, Web Services, ERP, API, IPO, Supply Chain, Logistics, Wholesale Distribution, or Automotive
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills ability to communicate effectively and professionally
Posted by Adam Barron
Technical Resource Manager - Midwest
(800) 821-4644 x 9584

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