Randstad Project Manager in Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, MO
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Randstad Technologies is seeking a Project Manager for a position in Kansas City, MO. This person will be responsible for providing Enterprise Project Management on projects that are focused on mergers and acquisitions and consumer online banking/conversions.
This position provides management for all phases of Strategic Enterprise Projects as identified by Executive Management.
Responsible for managing one or more projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time and cost, to deliver specified requirements and meet sponsor, management and stakeholder satisfaction. Also provides coaching and mentoring to junior level Project Managers on EPMO methodology, standards and procedures.
Provide guidance and mentoring to EPMO staff on specific projects or on general project management to ensure departmental procedures met, and projects are moving forward in an effective manner.
May provide internal project management consulting throughout the organization for planning, scheduling, estimating, costing, risk assessment, PM training and facilitation. Clarifies and communicates the role of Project Management and the EPMO within the organization.
Review contracts and statement of work from vendors and partners. Manage and deliver the required products for each project, phase, or stage of a project based on that project s work plan. Obtains signoff from project sponsor on deliverables and project completion.
Ensure quality is achieved as planned. Enable quality assurance and quality control as appropriate.
Deliver and ensure adherence to time, budget and deliverables and project milestones within agreed tolerances; manage tradeoffs between scope, schedule, quality & cost; and monitor and control the progress of the project at an operational level.
Obtain, direct, motivate and manage people; and manage the work and resources involved.
Establish and update project plans and project schedules with forecasts and actuals and manage deviations from plan.
Report to respective stakeholders through various methods including team meetings, status reports; steering committee or oversight meetings etc.; liaise with project sponsors, customers, vendors or partners. Facilitate communication to all involved as appropriate and manage expectations with all stakeholders.
Escalate decisions and unresolved issues to the next level of management. Communicate, facilitate and manage resolution to complex issues and challenging situations and personnel.
Conclude the work upon completion or premature cessation; prepare lessons learned and appropriately close all financial budget and project issues. Close all project documentation and archive appropriate records. Ensure proper hand off to maintain ongoing support, as needed.
Ensure the visibility of the business case or project scope. Ensure all project requirements and objectives are properly documented and communicated throughout the project team.
Verify the Key Success Indicators as the basis for managing the project.
Ensure EPMO methodology, standards, process and procedures are followed on all projects. Communicates and trains team members on processes where needed such as change control, procurement, etc. Document, obtain approval and enforce project change management with all stakeholders. Make recommendations to improve methodologies, processes and templates.
Obtain and manage project budget and approve of all project expenditures. Tracks expected versus actual expenditures and provides budget reports to Manager of EPMO and Senior or Executive Management when required.
Facilitate project risk reviews and proper mitigation.
Bachelor s degree in Information Systems or Business Administration preferred
8 progressive years of relevant project management environment
PMP certification through the Project Management Institute preferred