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Our client is hiring a Project Manager for their team in Hillsboro, Oregon. As a Technology Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering large infrastructure and enterprise tool rollout projects.
Project Manager Responsibilities
Manage large global project teams that range from product managers, IT and QA engineers, as well as business stakeholders.
Rigorous scheduling at the task level, with overall accountability at the program level.
Successfully manage project dependencies and constraints, with emphasis on providing strategic delivery options to mitigate.
Manage budgets – including initial estimation, tracking of actuals, and understanding the deviations.
Develop and execute resource plans, communication plans, as well as define and execute 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.
Familiarity with Scrum and Scrum processes, agile project management including but not limited to facilitating planning sessions, daily standups, and removing escalations for the team.
Contract and vendor management: build partnerships across organizational, departmental, and geographical boundaries.
Project Manager Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, or a related field.
5+ years professional experience with at least 2 years in technical project management.
2 years additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree.
Proven experience developing and managing work back schedules, scope, budgets, resource plans, issues, risks and change requests.
Experience with Agile software development methodologies; Scrum Master or PMP certification is a plus.
Experience working with many cross functional teams & across geographies.
Experience working on global projects or large enterprise tool rollouts is a plus.
Understanding of release management processes.
Key Candidate Qualities
Strong end to end project management skills, shepherding an entire program (and/or several independent projects) from kick off to completion.
Ability to connect project/status to business needs, tracking quantifiable results.
Comfortable speaking with multiple stakeholders at varying levels, ability to synthesize detailed project tasks to report up high level accomplishments and risks.
Proactive desire to own and drive projects forward through measurable process, planning and team engagement.
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.
Consultancy approach to your work.
Comfortable working in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
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