Senior Project Manager

Job Details
Posted Date:
July 3, 2024
Job ID:
St. Louis ,
7 years
Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #46054

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Senior Project Manager. Do you have experience with project management and project planning? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and monitor activities of one or more project teams involved in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of IT initiatives.
  • Collaborate with others to define project scope and objectives.
  • Identify required skills and resources for each project team.
  • Develop detailed work plans and provide regular project status to stakeholders.
  • Conduct interim and post-project reviews and quality assurance audits.
  • Anticipate and identify project issues and risks, recommend solutions, and work with senior management to implement solutions.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Authorized to work in the US and will not require sponsorship now or in the future to work.
  • Must currently reside in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Information Technology, Project Management, or comparable relevant disciplines.
  • Minimum of 7 years project management experience preferably in IT.
  • Expert knowledge in project management and project planning.
  • Proficient knowledge in program management.
  • Expert knowledge of application development from planning and inception through implementation and post-production support (Software Development Life Cycle).
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Project preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Agile Development methodology strongly preferred.
  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence, MS Visio, and PPM tools such as Big Picture (or similar) preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge in gathering and documentation of business requirements.
  • Proficient knowledge of requirements traceability through the development life cycle.
  • Experience with overseeing and directing testing efforts is a plus.
  • Flexible hours may be required to support project/program rollout.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Solid grasp of basic and advanced project management principles, with experience in successfully applying and advancing those principles.
  • In-depth knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.
  • Ability to lead and direct high-priority projects requiring considerable resources and high levels of functional integration and interaction with business executives.
  • Ability to plan, direct, coordinate, and monitor activities of project teams involved in the analysis, design, development, testing, and implementation of IT initiatives.
  • Ability to lead the definition of project scope, goals, objectives, and strategies; develop project work plans, project charters, baselines, and tracking documents; control project scope and budget; modify work plans to reflect approved scope changes.
  • Ability to identify the required skills and resource requirements for project teams; identify and request resources and determine time requirements; identify and coordinate overall project and resource dependencies.
  • Ability to manage and track change requests and associated task estimates.
  • Ability to identify project issues and risks; recommend solutions; and work with senior management to implement solutions.
  • Ability to create status reports for project sponsors and IT end-users that include key indicators of project progress, risk, and success.
  • Ability to conduct weekly project/program issues/status meetings; document and distribute results.
  • Ability to manage the integration of vendor tasks including tracking and reviewing vendor deliverables.
  • Experience managing projects and situations in a matrix resource environment.
  • Excellent personal management skills emphasizing time management, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of employees on both the IT and business teams.
  • Excellent meeting participation and facilitation skills; including the ability to keep meetings focused, manage conflict, and summarize meeting highlights and tasks.

Pay: $49 – $70 /hr.

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: Contractor Senior Project Manager, IT, project management, project planning, program management, SDLC, Agile, JIRA, Confluence, MS Visio, PPM tools, Microsoft Project, requirements gathering

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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.

Pay ranges are influenced by candidate qualifications, experience, and role specifics, with the actual rate determined considering skills, market conditions, and are subject to change by the employer; pay negotiations follow all state and federal legal guidelines.

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