Project Manager - Carmel, IN

Location: Carmel, IN
Date Posted: 05-18-2018
Location: Carmel, IN
Job Title:  Project Manager
Duration: 6 months
IT Project Manager leads, directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology projects and project teams.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Develops and sustains relationships with business and cross-functional project teams.
  • Manages project scope, schedule and risk including change control process.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to plan, track, and execute iterative activities resulting in both Minimal Viable Products and Minimal Marketable Features
  • Applies appropriate methodology, tools and templates for completing assigned projects.
  • Capable of overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel.
  • Capital managing a budget of at least $1,000,000 through an iterative process including monthly project capital forecasting.
  • Capable of coordinating with project teams having resources in multiple locations, onshore and offshore, including external vendors and consultants.
  • Assist with the coaching of other Project Managers transitioning into an agile methodology.
  • Maintains project work plans; creates required deliverables.
  • Creates / manages funding documentation to ensure final approval within budget allocations.
  • Facilitates creation of project-related RFPs, MSAs & SOWs.
  • Understands and consistently manages business expectations.
  • Reports status on assigned projects, including schedule, cost, scope, risk/issue.
  • 7+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a strong background in cross-functional team development.
  • Solid hands-on Agile experience (Scrum, Kanban), with a minimum of 3 years in managing enterprise-level application development projects in an Agile environment.
  • Solid understanding of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
  • Proven facilitation skills in project planning with both the business and IT teams able to drive the decomposition of complex projects into manageable iterations.
  • Strong leadership capabilities, strong judgment, and the ability to work effectively with and influence clients, team members, management and external groups.
  • Experience with project budgetary responsibilities.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the business/client environment and systems, connectivity and application technological alternatives.
  • Strong general business acumen.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of project management life cycle and systems development life cycle both traditional and iterative.
  • Extensive knowledge of project management tools, techniques and practices, both traditional and iterative.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and planning ability.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with senior management.
  • Understanding of various technologies including, applications, databases, networking, telecommunications and connectivity.
  • Knowledge of Clarity, MS Project, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio software programs
Thank you,
Doreen Daly
Sr. Recruiter
Frontier Systems Consulting, Inc.
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