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IT Project Manager Lead

Job Description


Kforce has a client in search of an IT Project Manager Lead in El Dorado Hills, California (CA).

We are seeking an IT Project Manager Lead to manage both IT project delivery and environment provisioning and information technology (IT) service delivery for critical, enterprise-based application platforms. The IT PM Lead will play a leadership role focused on critical governances (policies, processes) and capabilities associated to application environment management in support of on-going application delivery to meet business needs. The fundamentals of this position are managing the build out of new environments and assuring consistent and optimal operations of existing environments to meet the customer's needs. In these efforts, the IT PM Lead will be required to partner with customers and counterparts; manage cross-functional team, conduct rigorous planning, effective problem solving, and exhibit excellent communication skills.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Project Management

  • Environment / Infrastructure Provision Delivery

  • Environment Operations Delivery Assurance

  • Develop and manage a high level and detailed project plan for implementation of changes in the IT systems; The plan shall include all of the tasks, timelines, and resources required to implement the changes; Contractor will develop the plan by working closely with development resources

  • Manage the development and delivery of a detailed solution and provide an estimation of the changes

Provide project management leadership and oversee the day-to-day planning and execution including the following activities:
  • Oversee the project status meetings and provide status communications

  • Monitor and ensure timely resolution of the project risks and issues, manage resources, and cost

  • Attend business-led driver meetings; ensure that the IT requirements and deliverables are documented cross-functionally and are resolved per agreed upon time-bound dates

Job Requirements


  • 5+ years of experience in IT-related systems implementation, application delivery, operations, and support

  • McKesson / Change Healthcare Provider Manager application development and configuration exposure and/or experience

  • Experience managing technical delivery via iterative sprints.; Scrum Master certification desired but not required

  • Knowledge and expertise in IT process development, implementation and management

  • Strong leadership and excellent communications skills

The ideal candidate has proven experience in:
  • Technical project management - project management experience specific to the delivery of application systems inclusive of the underlying infrastructure components, i.e. hardware, operating system, application middleware, and application software

  • Software & Configuration Release management - experience with principles, processes, and methodologies of software development lifecycles with respect to the fundamentals of release/deployment activities and configuration controls

  • Application Environment Management/Operations - experience managing the availability and performance of an environment in support of relevant customers and their corresponding SDLC activities inclusive of control and coordination of changes, access to environments and ensuring consistent and efficient IT service delivery

  • Experiencing optimizing IT services through automation, standardization, and continual improvement

  • Planning, coordinating, and scheduling complex work tasks with multiple stakeholders and multiple handoffs

  • Directing team members that are not direct reports to accomplish goals that require cross-team coordination

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.

Job Snapshot

Other Pay Competitive
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Insurance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID ITWQG1679081
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IT Project Manager Lead

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