Senior Project Manager

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  • Location:

    Chesterfield

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    345231

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiration date:

    10/07/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Project Manager for an opportunity with a client located in Chesterfield, MO. Our client is seeking a candidate to work on an assignment for 12 months, possibly the EOY 2022 business needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects from beginning-to-end
  • Lead multiple, cross-functional business and IT projects and technology initiatives and applies innovative solutions to systems, hardware, software, networking, programming, and/or applications problems
  • Mentor associates on the project teams including, but not limited to hiring, training, evaluating, and coaching
  • Maintain and foster internal client relationships
  • Take ownership of the relationship and ensure that clients objectives are met and gain understanding when the objectives are not feasible
  • Analyze customer requirements, evaluate new or existing technology, present recommendations, and determine test and implementation schedules for introduction of new or enhanced systems, networks, hardware, software, or applications
  • Plan and manage resources ensuring all projects meet obligations and budget expectations
  • Provide technical guidance to ensure effective systems utilization and integration
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry practices, trends and applications
  • May perform an advisory role to senior management on potential new business developments and programs
  • Ensure that projects adhere to the project approval process as dictated by the Portfolio/Project Management Office (PPMO), track time and provide quarterly reports to the PPMO
  • Establish and maintain best practices and consistent project management policies and guidelines in line with IT project management methodologies
  • Maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Assist to develop, validate, document, and maintain business and functional requirements and conducts structured walk-through of requirements with business and project team members
  • May work with project teams to support requirements gathering
  • Analyze data, source system data, etc. in support of integration of applications
  • Facilitate the identification of business requirements and their definition
  • Facilitate and/or develops processes to support improvement or efficiency's in the business function through use of technology
  • Assist in evaluation of business requests to determine feasibility; researches and identifies options

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) (within 6 months)
  • Master's degree and/or LOMA certificate
  • 10+ years experience in project management, resource management, programming, or systems analysis
  • Highly advanced project management skills. Demonstrates ability to evaluate project objectives and scope feasibility, gain understanding, schedule resources, and manage budget to plan
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received by the customer
  • Expert ability to translate business needs and problems into systems design and technical solutions
  • Ability to lead, facilitate and drive to decisions with Executive Management
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced knowledge of broad business and finance related practices
  • Advanced ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and/or sub-teams simultaneously, including the ability to delegate key areas of responsibility
  • Previous experience managing large international/global projects. Effectively managed projects leading Virtual teams
  • Proficient in software development methodologies
  • MS Project
  • Knowledge of PMBOK or PRINCE2 Methodologies


Preferred skills:

  • Insurance industry knowledge
  • PMO and/or portfolio management experience
  • PMP, FLMI, ACS, or AIAA
  • Project Web Access
  • Application Development for Finance functional area or Finance background

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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