***Not able to use 3rd Party Agencies***
Our client is looking for a Project Manager to join their team in Beaverton, Oregon. This role is very broad in its responsibilities. You will engage with extensive stakeholders and strategic partners to define scope and requirements, manage communications and reporting, ensure timely escalations, deliverables and go-to Market plans. Bringing these cross functional squads together will create a collaborative, innovative, and high-performing team, and is critical to our success as an organization.
Project Manager Responsibilities
Ability to collaborate with sponsors and business partners to create strategic vision and roadmaps.
Rigorous scheduling at the task level, with overall accountability at the project level.
Development and execution of communication plans, defining and executing risk management plans.
Proactive approach and communicate status to stakeholders effectively, with an emphasis on maintaining alignment with core project sponsors.
Manage changes against project schedule, scope and cost, as well as lead the assessment of impact on the larger portfolio of projects.
Successfully manage project dependencies and constraints.
Build partnerships across organizational, departmental, and geographical boundaries.
Consultancy approach to your work.
Team leadership and ability to inspire and motivate.
Positive team player who seeks the collective success of the team.
Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills.
Experience facilitating planning sessions, daily standups, and removing escalations for the team.
Project Manager Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, or a related field; 2 years additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree.
5+ years professional experience with at least 3 years in project management.
Experience with Agile and SAFe methodologies; Scrum Master certification a plus.
Strong influencing skills and ability to interact with senior management.
Proactive desire to own and drive projects forward through measurable process, planning, and team engagement.
Experience delivering large complex projects and programs.
Experience with business process improvement methods (e.g., Lean) is preferred.
Advanced Project Management experience developing and managing WBS, schedules, scope, budgets, resource plans, issues, risks and change requests.
PMP certification or training a plus.
Comfortable working independently in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
PMP certification or training is a plus.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
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