Hired by Matrix, Inc. Project Manager in Carmel, Indiana

Project Manager

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Carmel

Indiana

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • Our Client, an international hospitality company, is seeking an IT Project Manager that leads, directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology projects and project teams.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and sustains relationships with business and cross-functional project teams.

  • Manages project scope, schedule and risk including change control process.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to plan, track, and execute iterative activities resulting in both Minimal Viable Products and Minimal Marketable Features

  • Applies appropriate methodology, tools and templates for completing assigned projects.

  • Capable of overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel.

  • Capital managing a budget of at least $1,000,000 through an iterative process including monthly project capital forecasting.

  • Capable of coordinating with project teams having resources in multiple locations, onshore and offshore, including external vendors and consultants.

  • Assist with the coaching of other Project Managers transitioning into an agile methodology.

  • Maintains project work plans; creates required deliverables.

  • Creates / manages funding documentation to ensure final approval within budget allocations.

  • Facilitates creation of project-related RFPs, MSAs & SOWs.

  • Understands and consistently manages business expectations.

  • Reports status on assigned projects, including schedule, cost, scope, risk/issue.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a strong background in cross-functional team development.

  • Solid hands-on Agile experience (Scrum, Kanban), with a minimum of 3 years in managing enterprise-level application development projects in an Agile environment.

  • Solid understanding of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.

  • Proven facilitation skills in project planning with both the business and IT teams able to drive the decomposition of complex projects into manageable iterations.

  • Experience with project budgetary responsibilities.

  • Extensive knowledge of project management life cycle and systems development life cycle both traditional and iterative.

  • Extensive knowledge of project management tools, techniques and practices, both traditional and iterative.

Skills

  • Strong leadership capabilities, strong judgment, and the ability to work effectively with and influence clients, team members, management and external groups.

  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the business/client environment and systems, connectivity and application technological alternatives.

  • Strong general business acumen.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and planning ability.

  • Ability to interact and communicate with senior management.

  • Understanding of various technologies including, applications, databases, networking, telecommunications and connectivity.

  • Knowledge of Clarity, MS Project, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio software programs

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Steve at 201-226-3500 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 7 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

As the staffing industry evolves, Hired by Matrix continues to develop and grow. By combining our expertise with a keen understanding of each client’s needs we are able to source for the most qualified candidates. Our commitment to servicing our clients corresponds with our commitment to finding the perfect match between our clients and candidates and maintaining our relationships long term.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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