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Project Manager at Kforce Technology

Project Manager

Kforce Technology Boston, MA Contractor
Competitive
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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Manager in Boston, MA. Responsibilities of a Project Manager: 90%:
  • Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects
  • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks
  • Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle, and confer with project staff to outline work plan
  • Establish work plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel
  • Implement project communication plan
  • Perform risk assessment, and implement mitigation plans
  • Monitor project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and "look and feel" across the enterprise
  • Ensure that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives
  • Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget
10%:
  • Establish standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation
  • Continuously benchmark project management performance to identify improvements and achieve higher capability maturity in PPM

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field; project management and/or general business management, or equivalent related IT experience; PM training and certification desirable, but not required
  • Three or more years of IT experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving
  • A minimum of two years of demonstrated competency in a junior or assistant project management role involving the execution of multiple projects or a large project
  • Three or more years of BU or BU-facing experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in successfully utilizing "soft skills" or "people skills"
  • Ability to lead and motivate others; demonstrating empathy and knowledge of personality types
  • Familiar with project management methodologies (for example, PMI and agile)
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to working in a political environment and to interacting with senior leadership
  • Knowledge of project planning tools
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations
  • Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, as this is a highly visible position with substantial impact
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources
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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