Randstad Project Manager with IT background in Tucson, Arizona

Project Manager with IT background


Tucson, AZ


US$ 45 - US$ 50 per hour

Date Posted:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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Randstad USA Administration



- Successfully plan and execute projects to achieve intended business benefits

- Position the project for success by defining a structured delivery approach based on best practices

- Assist City Departments complete "concept papers", "project charters" and other project management documentation

- Lay out a clear plan for project execution by developing detailed schedules, defining milestones and deliverables, identifying resource requirements, and coordinating day-to-day activities across resources in a matrixed environment

- Create a cadence for diligent management of project financials by forecasting, monitoring, reporting on, and controlling project costs on an ongoing basis

- Ensure achievement of the project s intended business benefits remain paramount by applying an appropriate amount of discipline to evaluate changes to the core aspects of the project that are proposed during execution or arise as the result of project conditions (e.g., scope, requirements, timelines, and cost)

- Proactively minimize the probability of adverse project conditions by establishing risk and issue management procedures, driving the creation and oversight of mitigation plans, and aggressively resolving conflict where needed

- Communicate the right things about the project at the right time in the right way by developing communication plans, tailoring communications to intended audience(s), and delivering information consistently and in an perceptive manner

- Provide insight into project health by defining appropriate metrics to measure project performance, comparing actual performance to planned performance on an ongoing basis, identifying root causes of situations that could negatively impact project performance, and preparing and delivering executive-level briefings when needed

Working hours: 8am-5pm


Basic Requirements

--Education: Bachelor s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education

--Past experience: Minimum three years of professional experience, with at least three years of direct work experience in a project management or project support capacity

--Structure delivery: Demonstrated use of project management methodologies or frameworks, as well as system development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies

--Communicate effectively: Deliver clear and concise written and verbal messages in a structured manner, manage differing points of view, tailor communications/style to audience, and craft presentations with quality expected for senior level management

--Solve problems and think independently: Ability to identify and structure problems, prioritize issues and solution development, plan and conduct work, process information, and place information in to a relevant context or framework

--Utilize project management tools: Ability to build and maintain project schedules; high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Requirements

--Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification or equivalent training in fundamentals for project management

--Working knowledge of project management scheduling tools such as MS Project.

--City or County government experience

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