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Project Manager

Chesterfield, MO 63017

Posted: 07/18/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management/Business Analysis Job Number: 12657

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 St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.

 

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

 

Position Responsibilities
  • The Senior Project Manager serves in partnership with projects sponsors as a primary driver for key business improvement or project initiatives, creating project plans and providing regular status updates on progress.
  • Deliver business value by ensuring discipline in the project management process as well as a mature risk, issue and change management program.
  • Build and continually nurture relationships with cross-functional associates at all levels in order to best support the needs of the business, as well as to understand any regional and/or cultural sensitivities, influences or market conditions. 
  • Partner with leaders and project sponsors to determine success criteria based on those determined by senior leadership as well as those that have been identified as supporting critical business outcomes.
  • Maintain ongoing understanding of progress of all projects and raises awareness when variances from plan begin to emerge.
  • Recommend areas of process improvement in project management methodologies that drive business value and/or increase the likelihood of success for all initiatives.
  • Provide post-delivery follow-up, facilitates lessons learned and implements process improvements that aid in project delivery optimization.
  • Mentor project team members to achieve business outcomes including: facilitating difficult conversations, coaching, training, evaluating and motivating.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of industry best practices, trends and applications in project management and associated business functions.
  • May perform an advisory role to senior management on potential new business developments and programs.

 

Required Qualifications
  • 10+ years’ experience in project management, resource management, programming, or systems analysis.
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • Highly advanced project management skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate project objectives and scope feasibility, gain understanding, schedule resources, and manage budget to plan.
  • Ability to lead, facilitate and drive to decisions with Executive Management.
  • Previous experience managing large international/global projects.
  • Effectively managed projects leading virtual teams.
  • Proficient in software development methodologies.
  • Highly advanced level of people management skills, demonstrating the ability to lead, mentor, and develop associates; including the ability to delegate key areas of responsibility.
  • Highly advanced level of investigative, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Expert ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives.
  • Advanced skills in customer relationship management and change management.
  • Highly advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions.
  • Highly advanced ability to manage multiple projects and/or teams simultaneously.
  • Highly advanced ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
  • Highly advanced persuasion and negotiation skills when working with internal/external customers.
  • Highly advanced oral and written communication skills, demonstrating the ability to convey business terminology that is meaningful and well received.
  • MS Project experience

 

Preferred Qualifications          
  • Master’ s degree or commensurate experience
  • Insurance industry knowledge
  • PMO and/or portfolio management experience
  • PMP, FLMI, ACS, or AIAA
  • Agile application development experience; Agile toolset
  • Lean experience
  • Application Development for Finance functional area or Finance background

 

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.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.
PM, PMO, PMP

Nick Bilpush

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