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.
Purpose is to direct and manage project work.
Responsible for ensuring that the Project Team completes the project within budget, on schedule and within scope, and manages the project process per the standards and guidelines established.
Develops project charter, budget, and work breakdown structure (WBS) and other required components of the project plan, like (RAID log, change management plan, scope management plan, cost management plan, risk management, procurement management plan, stakeholder management plan, communications management plan, quality management plan, 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.
Uses agile methodology to develop plans, assigns roles, and responsibilities.
Manages execution of project plans to support the ongoing needs of the data management department’s customers.
Assigns work to project team and coordinates resources.
Manages multiple projects that are assigned to data management team.
Develops and maintains program and project related dashboards.
Provides regular executive updates (presentation to sponsors and written updates).
Works closely with other resource managers and provides feedback on resource performance.
Coaches more junior project managers.
Assures all necessary project deliverables are completed according to specification in the quality plan.
Tracks actual results to plan and analyze impact to report status and take corrective action.
Manages the stated scope and requirements assuring changes are highlighted, understood, and approved by owner.
Assesses and mitigates project risks and issues; engages project team to identify and resolve problems.
Relies on extensive knowledge and professional discretion to achieve goals.
Executes project communication plan.
Develops and communicates project goals, responsibilities, expectations, risks, and feedback with all parties in a timely manner.
Sets and manages customer and stakeholder expectations specific to the project.
Communicates 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.
Manages Project Procurements and external service providers within span of control.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required, plus three years of relevant 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.
Prior experience in a data warehouse IT environment.
Prior experience in a technological environment.
Prior experience in a matrix management structure in which you rely on other leaders for delivery of portions of your service.
Experience with ITIL framework.
Extensive experience using project management and various systems development methodologies and Agile techniques.
Experience managing project(s) that resulted in providing a new service.
Demonstrated leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution.
Ability to organize and work effectively in a matrix organization with cross-functional project teams from various departments and locations.
Excellent organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances.
Ability to work extra hours, adjust schedule, and recognize the need to do so.
Ability to adjust to changes in priorities and demands on time.
Demonstrated ability to manage environments and leadership using metrics.
Significant ingenuity and flexibility expected.
Demonstrated skills in project management and analysis, negotiation, systems analysis, leadership and team building, client relationship management, process improvement, and strategic planning.
Ability to work independently and proactively.
Proven ability to creatively solve problems and to influence outcomes through persuasion, effective communications, and relationship building.
Strong familiarity with project management software such as MS Project.
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.