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Sr. Project Manager

BCforward Minneapolis, MN

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BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Sr. Project Manager for an opportunity in Minnesota.

 

Job Title:             Sr. Project Manager

Duration:            6+ months contract

Location:             Minneapolis, MN

Job Type:             Remote – Eventually onsite

Rate:                    TBD

 

Sr. Project Manager

Client has an exciting opportunity. We are looking for a Sr. Project Manager to play a key role in delivering value to our internal clients to help our owners grow.  The ideal candidate will use their strong experiences and discipline leading agile, iterative or waterfall projects.  This role will lead enterprise initiatives that may encompass process, data, people and technology change.  This role partners across functions, businesses and works closely within IT including application, development, vendors, and other key stakeholders.  This role will initiate, plan and manage teams, issues, risks dependencies, organizational change and communicating overall status.  This person should have a strong desire to be an effective leader as this role has the opportunity to influence and coach in an organization continuing to grow and transform.

You will:

•             Act as a leader to deliver high value solutions that meets business needs and organization adoption. 

•             Create and maintain a project plan: identifying project deliverables, product releases, milestones and share team progress to the stakeholders. 

•             Identify, acquire and lead people and create a high performing team.

•             Arranges, facilitates and schedules meetings, demos and decision-making processes to ensure that the proper collaborative process is in use

•             Works with stakeholders and team members to continuously improve ensuring understanding of expectations in accordance with the project plan. 

•             Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate practices to plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized project changes when needed.

•             Actively engaged in defining and managing action items, identifying issues and risks, adjusting scope, and identifying tasks necessary to complete planned work.

•             Plans and coordinates testing environment deployments and application / system integration testing.

•             Guides team in self-organization; encourages and motivates team to focus on iteration goals.

•             Drives quicker delivery and continuous improvement by utilizing feedback and metrics to identify areas of opportunity.

•             Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.

•             Ensure defined delivery processes, required deliverables and methods are being followed.

•             Maintain compliance with and enforce company's standard policies and procedures.

•             Coordinating with other Agile/Scrum teams and program leadership.

•             Supporting Agile team transformations and encouraging teams to adopt Agile values and apply practices.

•             Occasionally work non-traditional work hours.

•             Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

 

Basic Qualifications: (required)

•             Minimum of 7 years leading project delivery

o             Experience leading change affecting process, people, data and technology

o             Experience in formal techniques of risk management

o             Experience setting project objectives focused on the business case for the work

o             Budget (capital and expense) management experience

o             Experience managing using project management methodologies and tools

o             Software Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) experience

 

•             Minimum of 1 years’ experience working in Agile delivery

o             Experience managing Agile (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) teams

o             Experience with Agile tools

o             Knowledge of Agile principles and practices and capacity to understand specific needs or requirements to apply skills/knowledge

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)

•             Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University

 

Thank you,

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs into a full service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers’ specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

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Company Description
About BCforward:
BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs inta full-service personnel solution’s organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward alsoperates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward tdeliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering tour customers’ specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.
www.BCforward.com

BCforward

About BCforward: BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers’ needs inta full-service personnel solution’s organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward alsoperates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward tdeliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering tour customers’ specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs. www.BCforward.com

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