Project Manager

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  • Location:

    Fort Lauderdale

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    350587

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    12/05/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:


Signature Consultants is seeking a Project Manager for an opportunity with an client located in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for organizing our clients' technical projects and ensuring that all members of the operating team work efficiently
  • Assemble the project team, identify competencies, and assign resources to development tasks appropriate to everyone's knowledge, skill, and abilities
  • Collaborate with application and development teams to develop work scopes, tasks, budgets, schedules, progress reports and requirements
  • Work with clients to obtain application needs and/or content, other needed deliverables, and approvals
  • Identify and manages project dependencies and critical path
  • Conduct risk assessments for projects
  • Gather software requirements, and manage both requirements and issues
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Adjust schedules and targets on the project, as needed
  • Create and maintain project documentation that communicates project's tasks and schedule, risk register, communication plan, milestone dates, status report, budget, and resource allocation
  • Monitor and track project progress and project performance
  • Ensure that project progress it's on schedule with approved timeline
  • Communicate effectively with the Applications Support Manager and project stakeholder's project progress, risks, and issues. Manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.
  • Perform quality control on the project throughout development
  • Ensure adherence to standards, policies and procedures
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to project stakeholders/end users
  • Manage the development of project teams by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each team member's career interests
  • Ensure that all necessary project documentation including, but not limited to, final drawings/plans, manuals and warranties are received at project close-out
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, project meetings and other activities and events, as required.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of client's offerings, technical preferences, and technical direction
  • Considerable knowledge of different operation systems, network administration, and service desk administration
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in information systems technology
  • Demonstrate proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrate excellent Time Management knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines, as well as multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to define project scope and deliverables that support project's goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including end user stakeholders, upper management, and other departments
  • Ability to diffuse tension among project team, should it arise
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity
  • Attend meetings, workshops, training, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions and professional growth
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in related field is required
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience working for mid-large organizations, is required
  • An equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be considered
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or experience
  • Understanding of software development life cycle models, as well as expert knowledge of both agile and traditional project management practices
  • Possession of a valid FL Driver's License is required
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency using the Microsoft office products

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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