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Robert Half Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in Houston, Texas

Description We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join an existing team working onsite with local client. This long-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity is based in the Houston, Texas area. Senior Project Manager candidates interested in managing key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan could have found the job they're looking for. As a key member of the team, the chosen candidate will need to ensure that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders. The other main part of this role is responsibility 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. Apply for this role today!

Responsibilities

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

  • Present detailed reporting to management on risk assessment, project status, and milestone completion

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

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

  • Schedules and runs the sprint planning and grooming meetings and tracks ticket assignments

  • Helps to identify, classify, and manage risk for functional improvement requests

  • Works closely together and communicates with developers, designers, stakeholders, and technical team members

  • Leads project planning

  • Establishes the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

  • Combines info from QA leads, technical leads, and business analysts into ideas

  • Cooperate closely with the Product Specialist, QA Manager, Business Analyst, Product Owner/Product Manager

  • Assists the Product Owner/Product Manager to guarantee that the product vision and high-level business objectives are obvious and possible

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

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

  • Confirms project with suitable ticket workflows and boards

  • Administers the daily stand-ups, securing they are brief, timely, and focused

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

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

  • Coordinates with the Product Owner/Product Manager to facilitate creation and maintenance of the Project Roadmap Requirements - You could be a good applicant for this position if you are familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies

    • Candidates with proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools will be the best fit for this position
  • Vow to meet business deadlines

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant Project Management experience

  • Proven flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

    • If you're looking for job openings and have experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs, you might be a good fit for this position.

    • This most important thing for any applicant to this position is to be flexible and focused

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

  • Able to work independently with a minimal amount of oversight

    • You might be a good fit for this position if you have a Project Management (PMP) certification
  • Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • DevOps experience

  • Deep understanding of Devops Tools

  • PMP Certification experience

  • Microsoft Azure experience highly desired

  • JIRA experience

  • Prior success in project management, supervisory leadership, and operational management

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