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Lead Project Manager, MS Project, Freight

Job Details
Posted Date:
February 9, 2023


Job ID:


St. Louis , MO



7 years


Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #9699

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Lead Project Manager (147914). Do you have experience in Freight Business and MS Project? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
The Lead Project Manager plans, executes, and finalizes the most complex software related projects according to strict deadlines, verifying the completeness of requirements and coordinating the efforts of team members and consultants to deliver projects according to plan. This position defines and coordinates the execution of the test plans and scenarios necessary to verify and validate the solution, as well as monitors other Project Managers within the IT Department.

  • Establishes project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and a broad range of stakeholders including both business and IT.
  • Responsible for the management and implementation of projects and programs across all project phases, following best practices
  • Develops project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the satisfaction of the customer/sponsor
  • Accountable for managing multiple partners and third-party vendors to ensure all parties understand and deliver project goals and business expectations.
  • Negotiates with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plans and schedules project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Tracks project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develops and delivers progress reports and requirements documentation.
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.
  • Defines project success criteria and disseminates them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Conducts project postmortems and creates a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develops best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Proactively manage risks and issues and respond quickly in the event one is triggered or realized
  • Creates templates and standards to measure duration, milestones, resource requirements and costs to ensure successful delivery of assigned projects.
  • Manages multiple, large projects with budgets over one million dollars.
  • Manages complex multi-vendor projects which contain multiple streams (requirements, development, quality assurance).
  • Partners and collaborates with business owners to minimize operational risk and disruption.
  • Acts as a lead and mentor to other Project Managers across the IT Department.
  • Other duties as needed or required.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong familiarity with project management software such as Microsoft Project.
  • Highly competent in use of MS Office tools
  • Familiarity with business diagram tools like MS-Visio
  • Relational database experience with Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem- solving capabilities.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to effectively

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: MS Project, Jira, DevOps, Agile, PMO, PMI, Freight

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

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