Title: Project Manager
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US
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Basic Function and Scope of Responsibilities: The Project Manager II is responsible for managing assigned projects utilizing the processes, guidelines, systems, templates and forms set forth by the Project Management Office (PMO). The Project Manager II is expected to manage several medium-complexity projects simultaneously and lead medium sized project teams (10-20 people). In addition, the Project Manager II is expected to be a leader within the PMO and therefore lead by example in presence, communication, and professionalism.
Principal Responsibilities: ● Work with cross-functional business client and IT teams to understand and document project objectives, scope, requirements, milestone, deliverables, schedule and cost estimates. Coordinate vendor evaluations and demonstrations; and support vendor negotiations, vendor deliverable tracking and invoice processing (when applicable).
40% of time ● Monitor and control each project by tracking, reviewing and communicating progress to project stakeholders. To include risk and issue management, decision and action item tracking.
30% of time ● Prepare for and lead project team meetings. Including creation and distribution of meeting agendas and meeting notes.
15% of time ● Participate in continual process improvement within the PMO
5% of time ● Acts as a mentor to the PMO team
2.5% of time ● Stays abreast of current project management trends and makes recommendations for self-development
2.5% of time ● Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in related field List specific examples of degree(s) and/or area(s) of study denoting if required or preferred: Specific degree in this field: Business or Information Technology ●
Years of related experience required: 5+ years (Required) ● Specific type of related experience required for this role: Project management. Experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple medium complexity projects at once.
(Required) ● Specific type of related experience preferred for this role: information technology and/or banking/financial industry preferred. (Preferred) ● Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred ● Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with all levels of staff and management Required ● Confidence in leading medium sized project teams and meetings Required ● Attention to detail and ability to work across functions Required ● Ability to prioritize work within time constraints Required ● Strong organizational and follow-up skills Required ● Strong relationship-building and customer service skills Required ● Experience with both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies Preferred ● Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point, Project, SharePoint, and Visio); Experience working with HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM) and Atlassian JIRA Preferred
Our benefits package includes:
- Comprehensive Medical Benefits
- Competitive Pay, 401K
- Retirement Plan
- And Much More
TekPartners is one of the fastest growing private staffing firms in the United States. We are a premier provider of highly qualified IT talent, Workforce Solutions and Business Intelligence Solutions to many enterprise organizations across the nation. As experts in the industry, our team continues to match proven talent to the right job opportunity every day.
TekPartners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.