Velocity Staff

  • IT Project Manager-Financial

    Location US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/13/2018 12:26 PM)
    # Positions
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  • Overview

    Velocity Staff, Inc. is currently working with our client located in Kansas City, MO to identify an IT Project Manager to join their team on a 6+ month contract. The IT Project Manager will be responsible for executing project management processes and methodologies for the IT division, ensuring that project deliverables are completed on time, within budget, adhere to IT and company standards, and meet or exceed customer expectations.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Lead project teams in the implementation efforts for projects/programs lead by the PCO/PMO team, ensuring that they are accurate, secure and efficient. 
    • Track key project milestones, adjusting project plans and/or resources as indicated.
    • Communicate project status to stakeholders on a regular basis. 
    • Create project management documentation (project scope, project plans/schedules, project logs, status reports, issues management, etc.). 
    • Ensure that project implementation (designs, development, testing plans, change orders, etc.) is documented following proper methodology.
    • Direct and monitor work on a daily basis, identify resource needs, perform quality review, and escalate functional, quality, and timeline issues appropriately. Facilitate issue resolution. 
    • Manage the contractual commitments, scopes of work, budgets, and time lines of multiple projects simultaneously.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field and 6 years IT experience in multiple areas, including 2 years managing projects in multiple technologies and functions OR 8 years IT experience, including 4 years managing project in multiple technologies and functions.
    • Primary duties will consist of managing a PeopleSoft FCSM upgrade and consolidation project as two companies are being merged. The selected candidate should have recent working knowledge of or skill set with the following:
    • PeopleSoft 9.2 Financials and Supply Chain. 
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to manage large scale projects with lots of integration points and cross- functional expertise.
    • Ability to effectively manage the project plan and hit deadlines.
    • Ability to identify key project risks and address accordingly.
    • Familiarity with large-scale projects, dependencies, risks, scope, schedule, budget and success factors.
    • Reasonable in terms of problem resolution and escalation.

     

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