Robert Half Technology Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in Woodbury, Minnesota

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY 1. Project Delivery

  • Delivers the most complex internal, cross-segment and enterprise projects on time and within budget using Waterfall and Agile methodologies

  • Defines project scope, objectives and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with project sponsors and key stakeholders

  • Delivers on requirements by understanding and balancing the competing demands for project scope, time, cost, risk, and quality

  • Identifies the resources and participants and estimates effort required to achieve project goals

  • Manages projects that involve complex objectives and have multiple cross-site/cross-functional sponsors, owners and/or team members

  • Develops full-scale project plans and associated project management documentation

  • Applies expert level understanding of the PMBOK knowledge areas and key processes

  • Fosters an environment conducive to delivery of high-quality products and problem-free implementations using documented, repeatable best practices and procedures 2. Communication and Organization

  • Ensures effective communication across the complex project team and key stakeholders

  • Effectively establishes, communicates and continually manages project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

  • Effectively interacts with all levels of management

  • Ensures that a thorough understanding of stakeholder communication needs is integrated into the project planning process

  • Effectively delivers tough messages to executives, key stakeholders, team members and peers

  • Fully understands the appropriateness of different types of communication (memo, letter, report, etc.) and different media types (formal, written, voice, e-mail, face-to-face, etc.) when presenting information one-on-one or in groups

  • Fosters an environment which encourages clear communication across multiple sites and functional areas 3. Project Management Effectiveness

  • Provides effective leadership to project teams

  • Provides an appropriate level and of style of management for the project team

  • Builds effective teams

  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities to appropriate owners

  • Ask questions that bring out ideas and stimulates discussion

  • Identifies and resolves conflicts within the project team

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 02310-0008948978

Functional Role: Project Leader/Manager

Country: USA

State: MN

City: Woodbury

Postal Code: 55125

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: Interested applicants please contact Marisa Thompson at 612-359-4960 and marisa.thompson@rht.com

  • 5+ Years Project Management experience

  • Experience in a PMO environment

  • Ability to manage projects with high complexity

  • Experience managing teams of up to 25 members

  • PMP Certification is required

  • Level of knowledge acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in IT related area

  • 3-5 Years IT experience and conceptual understanding of IT infrastructure, data center operations, mainframe systems, distributed systems, Internet/Intranet and networks