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

Description We could have the new opportunity you've been looking for, in the form of this position for a talented Project Manager/ Sr. Consultant. Do your coworkers describe you as adept at managing key stakeholders and delivering value based on changing expectations and preferences? You'll find you can place yourself at the center of our client's strategic business plan when you apply to this Senior Project Manager opportunity through Robert Half Technology. This long-term temporary-to-full-time employment opportunity is based in the Houston, Texas area. This job is important because it ensures that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders, serving as a key member of the team. The chosen candidate will also need to be responsible 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. Submit your application today!

Major responsibilities

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

  • Establishes project with proper ticket workflows and boards

  • Work in close collaboration and communicates with developers, technical team members, designers, and stakeholders

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

  • Help cross-product teams to manage dependencies

  • Supplies the daily stand-ups, safeguarding they are brief, focused, and timely

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

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

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

  • Executes deployment scheduling in coordination with Dev Ops, tech lead, and Product Owner

  • Cooperates with the Product Owner/Product Manager to facilitate creation and maintenance of the Project Roadmap

  • Convenes material from technical leads, business analysts, and QA leads into advice

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

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

  • Associates with Product Owner/Product Manager to make sure that the product vision and high-level business objectives are unmistakable and attainable

  • Time blocks and presides the sprint planning and grooming meetings and follows ticket assignments

  • States the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

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

  • Provides detailed reporting to management on project status, risk assessments, and milestone completion

  • Commands project planning Requirements - A Project Management (PMP) certification is strongly preferred

  • Able to work independently with a minimal amount of oversight

    • We are particularly looking for candidates with experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs

    • You'll do well at this position if you are familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies

  • PMP Certification experience desired

  • DevOps experience

  • JIRA experience preferred

  • Proficiency in Devops Tools

  • Microsoft Azure experience highly desired

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills

  • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant Project Management experience

  • Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets

  • Project management knowledge, along with strong operation and project management skills

    • We need the person we hire to be flexible and focused

    • Applicants with proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools are preferred

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

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