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Project Manager II

St. Louis, MO 63112

Posted: 03/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Job Category: Project Management/Business Analysis Job Number: 15991

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join our team.

  • Responsible for projects within the Lifecycle Programs team, which currently includes projects under the purview of the Windows/SQL 2008/2012 Mitigation Program(s) and the SharePoint Strategy Program as well as other lifecycle initiatives.
  • These Lifecycle Programs are essential to the security and continued operation of critical administrative systems and applications that support various business units.
  • Direct and manage project work.
  • Ensuring that the Project Team completes the project within budget, on schedule, within scope, and manages the project process per the standards and guidelines of the Portfolio and Project Management Office.  
Project Initiation
  • Develops project charter, budget, and work breakdown structure (WBS) and other required components of the project plan (change management plan, scope management plan, cost management plan, risk management, procurement management plan, stakeholder management plan, communications management plan, quality management plan, human resource management plan).
  • Identifies needed resources, negotiates use of those resources, assigns responsibilities, and develops timeframes to facilitate successful completion of project activities and deliverables.
  • Lends expertise to teams and task forces.
  • Coaches PM I resources. 
  • Uses methodology to develop plans, assign roles and responsibilities, and authors improvements to methodology.
Project Execution – Integration Management
  • Manages execution of project plans to support the ongoing needs of the IT department’s customers.
  • Assigns work to project team and coordinates resources.
  • Leads and motivates project team to meet specific deadlines while meeting customer satisfaction expectations.
  • Assure all necessary project deliverables are completed according to specification in the quality plan.
  • Track actual results to plan and analyze impact to report status: take corrective action.
  • Manages the stated scope and requirements assuring changes are highlighted, understood, and approved by owner.
  • Assess and mitigate project risks and issues.
  • Engages project team to identify and resolve problems.
  • Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals.
Project Execution - Sponsor and Stakeholder Management
  • Create and execute project communication plan.  
  • Develop and communicate project goals, responsibilities, expectations, risks, and feedback with all parties in a timely manner.  
  • Set and manage customer and stakeholder expectations specific to the project.
  • Communicate project direction, approach, priorities, events, and status to all project resources and business sponsors.
  • Builds working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects.
  • Influences decision-making on projects; works with key stakeholders, sponsors, and senior management to secure acceptance and approval of deliverables.
Project Execution
  • Manages Project Procurements and external service providers within span of control.
Project Execution - Financial Management
  • Collaborate with project owner to develop project budget.
  • Manage project costs and forecast to budget.
  • Identify and manage budget risk.
  • Collaborate with project owner to identify and quantify impact of project changes on budget.
Project Closure
  • Conducts lessons learned.
  • Closes out any procurements.
  • Ensures project papers and metrics are appropriately archived.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Relevant experience includes leading work (or projects) in the IT industry demonstrating technical and/or business expertise; achieving resolution to complex technical or business issues, and providing direction and leadership to a project team.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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