Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Project Manager in Beaverton, OR.Responsibilities:
Manage large project teams that range from product managers, IT and QA engineers as well as business stakeholders
Rigorous scheduling at the task level, with overall accountability at the program level
Manage budgets - including initial estimation, tracking of actuals, and understanding the deviations
Develop and execute resource plans, communication plans, as well as define and execute risk management plans
Proactive approach and communicate status to stakeholders effectively, with an emphasis on maintaining alignment with core project sponsors
Manage changes against project schedule, scope and cost, as well as lead the assessment of impact on the larger portfolio of projects
Familiarity with Lean/Agile principals and framework, agile project management including but not limited to facilitating planning sessions, daily standups, and removing escalations for the team.
Successfully manage project dependencies and constraints
Contract and vendor management: build partnerships across organizational, departmental, and geographical boundaries
Bachelor's degree in Technology, Business, or a related field; 2 years additional
5+ years professional experience with at least 2 years in technical project management
PMP certification or training is a plus
Strong end to end project management skills, shepherding an entire program from kick off to completion
Ability to connect project/status to business needs, tracking quantifiable results
Comfortable speaking with multiple stakeholders at varying levels, ability to synthesize detailed project tasks to report up high level accomplishments and risks
Proactive desire to own and drive projects forward through measurable process, planning and team engagement
Team leadership and ability to inspire and motivate
Positive team player who seeks the collective success of the team
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills
Consultancy approach to your work
Comfortable working in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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According to BLS, the median annual wage for human resources specialists was $63,490 in May 2020.
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