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Senior Project Manager

San Diego, CA 92127

Posted: 02/27/2023 Industry: IT Functional Job Number: 36690

Job Description

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Our client is actively seeking a talented Senior Project Manager to work with a team located in San Diego, CA. This is a 9-month contract opportunity with the possibility for extension or to go permanent with our client.

Job Overview:

The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for successful delivery of large and complex projects through all phases of the Project Management Lifecycle which includes – initiation, planning, development, execution, control & closeout of projects. The Sr. Project Manager will support IT and the business as a member of the IT PMO organizing, coordinating and driving technology programs and projects. Collaboration with program IT and business sponsors to ensure program is executed on time, per scope, within budget and with high quality will be key to the role. The Program Manager will provide strategic guidance to teams and other resources in ways that promote the successful outcomes of technology initiatives, utilizing the appropriate approach and tools to meet business and IT expectations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator and leader, comfortable in leading technology centric projects, and have experience in managing staff of different disciplines across business and technology to produce results in a timely manner.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead strategic IT programs and complex technology projects
  • Ensure IT programs/projects deliver on commitments
  • Define, plan, direct the establishment & execution of a broad range of technical programs/projects, while balancing the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources and risk
  • Plan, organize, lead and monitor the activities of the project team
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports
  • Provide project risk analysis and mitigation planning
  • Maintain overall control of the schedule, budget and scope
  • Create collaborative partnerships and perform stakeholder management with customers, vendors and other teams to achieve project objectives.
  • Ensure projects’ objectives/requirements are clear and agreed to by all stakeholders.
  • Develop projects’ scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Prepare and manage deliverables (Project Plan, Risk Plan, Communication Plan, etc.) – use deliverables to conduct the project
  • Manage the escalation of issues and submit recommendations to executive steering teams to remediate
  • Track the status of deliverables and any decisions made regarding Project Change Requests and outstanding issues weekly
  • Update appropriate documentation and project plan to reflect changes in requirements and commitments
  • Identify, document and ensure analysis of scope change requests throughout the project lifecycle
  • Utilize company release management, change management standards and procedures
  • Active participation, in and contribute to, the IT PMO policies and procedures

  • BS/BA in business or a technical field with 7 to 10 years of directly relevant experience OR Master’s degree with 5 to 8 years of applicable business experience, with at least five (5) years of experience leading major and/or complex IT programs including at least three (3) years of experience managing large projects
  • Comprehensive and demonstrable understanding of core Project Management Fundamentals
  • PMP certification
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods (Scheduling, Resourcing, Cost Management, Scoping, etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of Collaboration tools; working knowledge of program/project management software is a strong advantage
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Expert managing multiple, simultaneous projects and programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Ability to address and resolve difficult situations even under time pressure
  • Experience collaborating with and supporting business leaders within a large corporate environment
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and manage the expectations of stakeholders, team members, management and external partners
  • Profound knowledge on business process, business data and related key performance indicators

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with diverse systems landscapes and integration needs (i.e. CRM, ERP (Oracle), BI, HCM, Cloud based Infrastructure, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience in managing cross-functional projects pertaining to Go-to-Market and Customer Support and Services is preferred

Job Requisition # 36690

A reasonable estimate of the pay range for this role is $71.00 - $76.00 per hour.

The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.

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