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Project Manager

Company: TALENT Software Services
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Project ManagerJob Summary: Talent Software Services is in search of a Project Manager for a contract position in St. Paul, MN. Opportunity will be one year with a strong chance for a long-term extension. Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Understands the Project drivers and expected business outcomes.
  • Develops the Project management plans in collaboration with key stakeholders to achieve business outcomes.
  • Performs stakeholder management.
  • Facilitates the day-to-day aspects of Project schedule, budget, scope, and quality.
  • Directs the activities of Project resources.
  • Logs and follows through to disposition Project-related risks, action items, issues, and decisions.
  • Performs risk management; escalates issues and risks as needed.
  • Monitors progress and reports status.
  • Provides complete transparency.
  • Controls scope to achieve value within the approved time and cost; recommends timely corrective actions.
  • Collaboratively generates alternatives and provides options for more timely or less expensive solutions.
  • Project Management Plans
  • Scope statement
  • Work Breakdown Structure (if applicable)
  • Project Schedule
  • Budget Resource/Staffing Plan
  • RAID Register
  • Risks
  • Action Items
  • Issues
  • Decisions
  • Communication Plan
  • Quality Management Plan
  • Transition Plan
  • Status Reports Qualifications:
    • B.S. or B.A. degree (4 year) (or Associates degree plus an additional 5 years' experience)
    • 5+ years experience in a Project management role
    • Intermediate-level skills MS Office Suite and MS Project
    • Experience managing projects in state, county, or city governments or non-profit sector
    • PMP certification from PMI, or other Project management certification
    • Criminal Justice System background
    • Diversity, Racial Equity and Inclusion Training
    • Experience with Community Engagement
    • Note: Diverse and bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
    • Business acumen
    • Elicitation skills
    • Relationship-building skills
    • Practical and pragmatic process-orientation; efficient and effective
    • Has or can quickly earn trust and credibility with stakeholders and Project team through action and transparency.
    • An "honest broker can deliver bad news in good ways.
    • Ability to communicate up-down-and-across.
    • Influencing skills
    • Analytical, strategic, creative, and systems thinking skills
    • General management skills
    • Ability to analyze problems, identify and evaluate options, and implement solutions.
    • Ability to determine priorities, plan workload, and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to develop and manage budgets.
    • Knowledge of Project management best practices; ability to adapt to the needs of the organization/Project.
    • Performs at high levels under pressure, even during organizational chaos.
    • Coachable; open and receptive to continual feedback
    • Proficient in MS Office suite and collaboration tools. If this job is a match for your background, we would be honored to receive your application! Providing consulting opportunities to TALENTed people since 1987, we offer a host of opportunities including contract, contract to hire and permanent placement. Let's talk!

Keywords: TALENT Software Services, St. Paul , Project Manager, Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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