Project Manager

Minneapolis, MN 55407

Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 124555

Job Title:              Project Manager

Location:              Minneapolis MN - 55407

Duration:              Permanent Position

About our Client : Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:   

  • Lead the planning and implementation of cloud migrations and related projects for customers multiple project teams and internal teams
  • Implement processes consistent with Project Management Professional (PMP) and AGILE best practices
  • Must be a technical leader that can drive project processes and technical projects to meet time sensitive deadlines
  • Work with stakeholders to gather and manage the business requirements application migrations from on premise datacenters to cloud environments.
  • Manages and communicates detailed project plans, manages communication cadence and drives the team to meet tight deadlines
  • Analyzes issues and develops viable solutions; and directs the work of internal and external resources as well as with our customers.
  • Ensures projects are completed timely and within budget as well as keep track of costs for each project
  • Build credibility, establish rapport and maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization.
  • Determine and coordinate the sharing of resources among various projects to the overall benefit of the company.
  • Facilitate the definition of program scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Capture overall program resource requirements and manage resource allocation
  • Develop, manage, and track budgets of customer facing projects
  • Oversee the tracking and execution of program deliverable using MS Project and AGILE software tools
  • Constantly monitor, track and report on progress of the project / program and communicate the status on regular cadence (twice a week/ once a week)
  • Present project progress, issues and mitigation to all stakeholders and lead complex technical discussions
  • Proactively identify potential issues and propose mitigation plans or alternative solutions
  • Identify key performance indicators, implement meaningful metrics, and measure project performance
  • Prepare presentations for management and customers to articulate program status, key risks, and mitigations, and technical milestones

Skills And experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience at building a Program / Project Manager on IT Data Center, Cloud, software development, or large enterprise software projects
  • Experience in delivering large and complex software / Infrastructure programs
  • Demonstrated leadership skills by doing large stake holder presentations and c-level communication meetings
  • Experience with Project management applications such as MS Project, EXCEL, PowerPoint, MS Word
  • Good technical knowledge on .NET, Azure, SiteCore, Power BI and UX design
  • Good understanding in Investment Management and data analytics
  • Experience with cloud services (Amazon Web Services a plus), Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban), and IT infrastructure strongly desired
  • Excellent organizational, technical leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of program and project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools including MS Project
  • Proven experience in AGILE software development methodologies
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Proven experience in the ITIL framework for service management (incident, change and problem management)
  • Proven experience in customer facing project management roles

Personal Attributes And values:

  •  Written and oral communication skills – ability to communicate technical concepts and support assertions with data
  • Organizational skills – ability to coordinate and prioritize many issues simultaneously
  • Analytical/Problem solving ability – ability to quickly evaluate an issue, resolve it or implement a workaround with consistent accuracy and success
  • High Sense of Urgency – This job entails supporting business critical applications, with stringent SLAs
  • Can do” attitude and ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial atmosphere.

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Contact:

Jeff Kasula   @   jeffk@askstaffing.com ; 415-200-4127

Jeff Kasula
Sr. Resource Specialist

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