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Project Manager - 11678-1

Ref: US_EN_6_914757_1029788

Posted on 12 October 2018
Job Location
Kansas City, Missouri
Contract Type
Permanent
Category
Information Systems

Project Manager

Modis is assisting our client in the Downtown area to add a new Project Manager to their permanent team.  It's essential that this individual has experience working in an Agile development environment.  They will be very client-facing, so strong personal skills are a MUST.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own overall responsibility for the success of assigned projects.
  • Define project objectives and deliverables to meet those needs.
  • Identify assumptions and constraints that impact schedule, resources, costs, quality and risk.
  • Define scope, schedule, budget and quality levels for the project.
  • Identify, obtain and organize necessary project resources.
  • Prepare and execute plans for quality, change control and communications.
  • Prepare and gain approval on an overall Project Plan.
  • Execute against the Project Plan while controlling and reporting on scope, schedule, quality, costs, resources and risks.
  • Verify and document project results.
  • Complete all tasks necessary to close the project, transitioning to an operational state, if necessary.

Education / Experience Requirements

  • Five years project management experience.
  • Familiarity with formal project management methodologies.
  • Demonstrated decision-making, analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Effective written and oral presentation skills and facilitation skills. Ability to communicate with all levels of internal associates, external vendors and business partners.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, but with little formal supervision or guidance.
  • Effective supervisory skills in a matrix-management environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and project planning tools.
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