Randstad IT Project Manager Senior in McLean, Virginia

IT Project Manager Senior

job details:

  • location:McLean, VA

  • salary:$75 - $78 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, March 8, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:606862

job description

  • Supporting the planning and management of all efforts associated with the project, including: development and management of business cases, approvals, work plans, defining and delivering individual project deliverables as part of the overall program objectives, managing the expectation of all stakeholders, organizing and addressing emerging business/project requirements, managing project relationships and integrations, and managing more than one project/project team in delivery of commitments.

  • Develop and manage a set of scope of work within a project to be delivered through effective expectations setting, communication, change management, and overall business understanding of project needs

  • Report project progress, issues and risks through weekly status reports

  • Communicate effectively in both verbal and written form, as well as have an ability to be clear and concise in all communication

  • Accurately assess the risks and issues associate with each project, and systematically manage and report on risks/issues

  • Work independently with limited direction from the PM Tech Lead or PM Manager. Able to independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

Basic Requirements:

  • 7 to 10 years of technical, project management experience and implementing systems

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Strong background delivering projects for Enterprise IT applications

  • Proficiency and experience utilizing methodologies (EDM, Agile, SDLC)

  • Ability to report on project level plans/progress to Technical and Business partners at various levels (staff level to Senior Executive level)

  • Microsoft Suite (word, excel, powerpoint, visio, project) experience

  • Planview, MS Project, Sharepoint experience (as a proficient user)

  • Ability to develop metrics toward achievement of plans/projects

  • Provide thought leadership to the Business and IT team where and when necessary

Preferred skills:

  • Graduate degree in IT, Software Development

  • Self-motivated and customer oriented

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Good knowledge of enterprise software