Job Order #1288

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Posted Date: 4/25/2017
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Position Title: Project Manager
Salary Range: $85,000.00
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Desired Skills:
Description: PCM is currently looking for a Project Manager II for a contract for hire position in the Lee’s Summit, MO area. Candidates will coordinate and manage small to large sized projects or a single large complex projects from beginning to end, ensuring adherence to project management principles, processes, and best practices. They define and verify project objectives, scope, requirements and deliverables that support customer goals in collaboration with all key stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assembles project team. Provides formalized, continuous work direction and leadership to assigned team of professionals, including the scheduling, assignment, and review of project work.
• Develops, tracks, monitors and communicates project progress against the project plan.
• Works with project stakeholders to develop project requirements, quality measures, standards, processes, cost estimates and milestones.
• Coordinates the input, support and communication with all functional areas that impact or are impacted by project scope, business value, risk, and resource requirements.
• Leads the improvement of Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and methodologies used within GEHA.
• Manages project change control, decisions, risks, issues, assumptions and mitigation planning.
• Adheres and participates in the monitoring of quality assurance and project management guidelines.
• Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirement documentation and presentations. Determines the frequency and content of status report from the project team , analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
• Develops and maintains all business relationships vital to the success of the project.
• Manages small to large sized projects or a single large complex project.
• Assists in determining project solution. Guides team through buy vs build options, hosting options and RFI/RFP processes when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related discipline.
• Requires five years of project management experience working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels. PMP certification preferred.
• Requires experience with project management methodologies (e.g., PMBOK and PRINCE2).
• Requires working knowledge of application development technologies, as well as, client­ server, web, and cloud based architectures.
• Additional years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of fo1mal education.
• Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Visio, and SharePoint.
• Requires effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

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