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23 days old

Senior Project Manager

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240
?Our client in Portland is looking for to add a Sr Project Manager to their team. This is a full time remote opportunity!


Project Manager:


+ Plans and directs multiple projects to meet business requirements by: facilitating requirements processes, defining project scope and goals; developing project plans, timelines, resource requirements, risk mitigation plans, and budgets; coordinating project activities, and stakeholder communications; and monitoring project status in order to escalate when needed.

+ Coordinates project activities and tasks across internal and external resources, including outsourced third parties, to ensure delivery of project objectives on time and within budget.

+ Manages the project budget in terms of human and capital/operating resources needed to successfully complete.

+ Utilizes Johnstones Agile Work teams approach to managing and monitoring project progress, with internally supported tools (e.g., Jira Software, Service Desk, Confluence).

+ Manages project risks/escalation, issues/problems, and activity progress to ensure project goals (e.g., deadline, scope and quality) are achieved. Assists with problem resolution or risk mitigation as needed.

+ Ensures stakeholders (Members, Suppliers, internal staff, etc.) are provided with the most current, up-to-date information on project status and issues that affect them.

+ Provides regular reporting processes to monitor project results and provide status updates to IT Portfolio Management.

+ Leads retrospective (lessons learned) activities post project completion, for continuous improvement opportunities.

+ Assists in the improvement of business processes by demonstrating Johnstones Lean Program approach to identify improvement areas, defining and managing process improvement projects. Ensures department processes are documented, communicated and consistently adhered to.

+ Performs special projects as assigned by supervisor.


**Additional Job Results** :


The IT Project Manager may be involved in leading efforts such as:


+ Discovery-related projects including those that involve facilitating stakeholders through software selection and/or solution concept development including the evaluation and selection of purchased software solutions

+ Software application or software development projects. Examples might include: finance systems, ERP, Supply Chain & Logistics, system Integration, Web applications, and data warehousing


**Qualifications** :


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


_Education and/or Experience:_ Bachelors degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; seven or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


_Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations_ : This position requires current or active certification in either Agile or PMI (PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP)


_Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:_


+ Knowledge of IT project management methodologies and lifecycles.

+ Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies: ability to manage development teams and projects utilizing agile and scrum methodology.

+ Office software skills: ability to use the Internet, e-mail, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.


_Process Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:_


+ Ability to apply project management skills: establishing objectives, timelines, and deadlines; action planning to meet deadlines; evaluating project status compared to objectives.

+ Ability to apply problem-solving skills: listening to, interpreting, and meeting the needs of others; diagnosing and rectifying problems.

+ Ability to apply organization skills: developing and using systems for organizing and keeping track of information and prioritize multiple tasks.

+ Ability to develop and manage budgets.

+ Ability to lead and influence others without formal authority.

+ Knowledge of meeting facilitation principles and techniques.

+ Knowledge of customer service techniques and principles.

+ Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, and percentages.

+ Ability to work under stressful circumstances and deadline pressure.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-05-24 Expires: 2021-06-24

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