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Robert Half International Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa

Description Senior Project Managers might be interested in joining this existing team to work onsite with our local client. This long-term temporary employment opportunity is based in the Des Moines, Iowa area. Apply today if you could be the Senior Project Manager we are seeking to manage key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan. This position succeeds when it serves as a key member of the team, ensuring that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders. You will also be responsible for managing projects to successful completion, ensuring that projects deliver on time, on budget, and in accordance with standards and guidelines over the entire project. Submit an application today!

What you get to do every day

  • Provides the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

  • Directs deployment scheduling in coordination with tech lead, Dev Ops, and Product Owner- Offers support to manage dependencies among cross-product teams

  • Assigns schedules and milestones with inputs from all other teams assigned to that product, manages project scope and timelines

  • Works as Scrum Master for the developers on the team - clearing obstacles, leading scrum ceremonies, and ensuring the team is working effectively

  • Provides project outlines with fitting ticket workflows and boards

  • Work in close collaboration with the Business Analyst, QA Manager, Product Specialist, and Product Owner/Product Manager

  • Programs and administers the sprint planning and grooming meetings and routes ticket assignments

  • Jointly acts with Product Owner/Product Manager to warrant that the product vision and high-level business objectives are definite and viable

  • Collects data from QA leads, business analysts, and technical leads into suggestions

  • Comes together with the Product Owner/Product Manager to turn the product roadmap into executable projects

  • Help out with classifying, identifying, and managing risk for functional improvement requests

  • Directs project planning

  • Submits detailed reporting to management on risk assessments, milestone completion, and project status

  • Ensures that the functional requirements are tracked, achievable, and met

  • Arranges the daily stand-ups, assuring they are focused, timely, and brief

  • Observes and schedules projects - as per the Project Roadmap defined by the Business Owner

  • Manage the team focus on the on-time delivery of agreed products

  • Cooperates and communicates with developers, technical team members, designers, and stakeholders

  • Works with the Product Owner/Product Manager to facilitate creation and maintenance of the Project Roadmap Requirements - Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, and listening)

  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant Project Management experience

    • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues

    • Experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs

  • Show the ability to adapt and learn new techniques and skill sets when required

    • Candidates who are familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies will be preferred

    • Project Management (PMP) certification desired

  • Able to work independently with a minimal amount of oversight

    • The person in this position should be flexible and focused
  • Strong familiarity with PMO (project management office)

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Agile Scrum

  • Foundational knowledge in project management

  • Project Management Certification experience highly desired

  • General familiarity with Standard Project Management

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel

  • Well-founded grasp of Proven Project Management

  • Proven knowledge of project management process improvement

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Background in project management, operations, and supervisory leadership

    • Proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

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