Job Order #7749

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Posted Date: 9/4/2018
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Position Title: Sr. Project Manager ( App Dev)
Salary Range:
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: The Project Manager is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and monitoring activities of one or more project teams involved in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of IT initiatives.
This position collaborates with others to define project scope and objectives, identifies required skills and resources for project team, develops detailed works plans, and provides project status.
The Project Manager also conducts interim and post-project reviews and conducts quality assurance audits. In addition, this position anticipates and identifies project issues and risks, recommends approaches, and works with senior management to implement solutions.
Minimum Qualifications:

•Authorized to work in the US and will not require sponsorship now or in the future to work
•Minimum of 5 years project management experience
•Expert knowledge of application development from planning and inception through implementation and post-production support. Agile development experience is required.
•Proficient knowledge of requirements traceability through the development life cycle
•Scrum and/or Agile Project Management Certifications (CSM / PMI-ACP) preferred

Qualified applicants shoul also possess the following skills/competencies:
•Must possess a solid grasp of basic and many advanced project management principles, along with having experience in successfully applying and advancing those principles
•Must have in-depth knowledge of project management tools and methodologies
•Must be familiar with the concept of project portfolio management
•Leads and directs high-priority projects, which often requires considerable resources and high levels of functional integration and interaction with business executives
•Plans, directs, coordinates and monitors activities of project teams involved in the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of IT initiatives
•Ability to lead the definition of project scope, goals, objectives and strategies, develop project work plans, project charters, baselines, and tracking documents. Control project scope and budget, and modify work plans to reflect approved scope changes
•Ability to identify the required skills and resource requirements for project teams, identify and request resources and determine time requirements, and identify and coordinate overall project and resource dependencies
•Ability to manage and track change requests and associated task estimates
•Ability to identify project issues and risks, recommend solutions, and work with senior management to implement solutions
•Ability to create status reports for project sponsors and IT end-users that include key indicators of project progress, risks, and successes
•Ability to conduct weekly project/program issues/status meetings and document and distribute results
•Ability to manage the integration of vendor tasks including tracking and reviewing vendor deliverables
•Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplinesExperience managing projects and situations in a matrix environment
•Experience managing projects and situations in a matrix resource environment
•Experience with overseeing and directing testing efforts is a plus
•Excellent personnel management skills emphasizing time management, organization, and attention to detail
•Excellent analytical and problem-solving capabilities to manage shifting project priorities, and demands. Excellent interpersonal, customer service and negotiations skills
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interface with all levels of employees on both the IT and business teams
•Excellent meeting participation and facilitation skills, including the ability to keep meetings focused, manage conflict, and summarize meeting highlights and tasks

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