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Project/Program Management Consultant

Company: Axelon Services Corporation
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: Project/Program Management Consultant
Location: Remote
Duration: 15 Month Contract
Hours: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Vaccination Policy:
New hire workers, regardless of work location or job responsibilities, must be vaccinated before beginning employment; exceptions considered for medical or religious reasons provided alternative reasonable accommodations do not create an undue hardship on the business.

Job Description:
This is a temporary only position for a senior level project manager. A local candidate is preferred but will consider remote as well. This is a growing team in need of an expert to act as a peer coach and help develop current project managers while simultaneously executing regular work tasks. Please adhere to all submittal requirements.

Position Summary:
The Enterprise Cybersecurity Solutions (ECS) team is looking for a Senior Project Manager to drive deliverables to closure while maintaining trust and respect from project teams and stakeholders. In this role, you will be leading a dynamic team of cross-functional members across Technology and the Business to achieve project goals and outcomes as part of a plan to mature our security posture. You can feel good about your work knowing that you're enabling our business to run faster - safely and more secure.
We are looking for candidates who are curious by nature, welcome opportunities to learn, are open and creative problem solvers who demonstrate a focus on continuous improvement and are committed to encouraging this mentality in others.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Leading multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing prioritization of time, resources, and scope.
  • Developing stakeholder and sponsor relationships to establish project expectations, outcomes, priorities and success factors.
  • Ensuring project goals and outcomes are in alignment with overall ECS mission, vision, and core values.
  • Developing project plans, including schedules, tasks, milestones, priorities, resources, and dependencies.
  • Managing detailed tactical project plans ensuring dates are met and project is implemented on time and on budget.
  • Leading and motivating all associated project resources to gain alignment on goals and deliverables to ensure project success.
  • Identifying dependencies between projects that might affect delivery dates and coordinating dependencies between teams.
  • Proactively identifying and removing impediments to ensure team success.
  • Identifying risks/issues and escalating to the necessary and appropriate team members and stakeholders.
  • Coordinating and reporting on project progress and accomplishments to the project team stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Defining the way of delivering and driving programs across the enterprise and constantly finding ways of improving this process for efficiency and meeting business expectations.
  • Ensuring new technologies and processes are successfully implemented and the project meets stakeholder and sponsor expectations and success factors.
  • Qualifications:
  • 5+ years' experience with managing/leading technology projects.
  • Strong communication, facilitation, and interpersonal skills to connect, engage and align technology and business leaders on priorities and outcomes.
  • Strong relationship management skills, including coaching, mentoring, and leading others through change.
  • Ability to build productive relationships and collaborate with project teams, leadership, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to identify problems or gaps early and leverage all options to drive success and solutions, gaining buy-in from stakeholders and project sponsors.
  • Flexibility to adapt to shifting priorities and schedules, handle multiple issues simultaneously, ability to work with ambiguity, and to manage conflict and stressful situations.
  • Resourceful, self-motivated, and possess strong critical thinking skills.
  • Must be flexible and be able to function in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Agile experience. High-level understanding of project methodologies (e.g., PMI, agile) and project planning/management tools.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of information security principles, standards, tools, and methodologies.
    Start Date - End Date:

    Sep 12, 2022 - Dec 29, 2023

Keywords: Axelon Services Corporation, St. Paul , Project/Program Management Consultant, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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