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Agile Project Manager (1219 views)

Lansing, MI
December 6, 2019

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Title: Agile Project Manager

Location: Lansing, MI

Rate: DOE

Duration: 12 Months

Interview Type: In-person only

Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type: Full-Time,W2,C2H, C2C,

Experience: 12 years

Years of Experience:

Minimum 5 years of experience as a Project Manager.

Job Description:

Advanced experience managing programs of projects, complex projects or multiple projects. Demonstrated and advanced understanding of project management methodologies. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A significant degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

  • Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI’s framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. Creates project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishes project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creates and implements a communication plan. Builds an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes. Negotiates resources. Communicates to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Provides technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designs and implements the components required for complex application features. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Professional certification is highly desirable.
  • May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills. Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project. Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts. Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers. Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives. Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance. Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.

Required/Desired Skills

Experience managing large projects

Required 5 Years

Agile Project Management Experience

Required 3 Years

Experience with SUITE or other Project Management Methodology

Required 5 Years

Project Management Certification such as: Project Management Professional, Certified Scrum Master, or Professional Scrum Master

Highly desired

Experience with Organizational Change Management

Highly desired

Experience in researching IT solutions

Highly desired

Position Keywords: Agile Project Management, project management professional, certified scrum master

Pay Rate: DOE

Job Duration: 12 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: 616719

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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