Project Manager

Apex Systems, the nation?s 2nd largest Information Technology Staffing organization, has an opening for a Project Manager?to work within one of our large clients in the Richmond, VA?area. This 12+ month contract with the possibility of extension.

Please send your resume to Brooke Hileman at Click Here to Email Your Resum? ?if you're interested in learning more about this role!

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The Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile and traditional project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value to the internal and external stakeholders. The Project Manager should be well versed and have led Traditional and Agile project methodologies. ?

??? ?Drive consistent project delivery through the entire project lifecycle, including: definition of project plans, resource allocation, and management of project risks, scope, schedule, and delivery of value.
??? ?Manage working relationships with key stakeholders, including, executive management, business management, project sponsors, suppliers, and technology management.
??? ?As required, oversee and manage execution of day-to-day project activities.
??? ?Provides leadership in the establishment and development of project base line budgets, resource allocation, and schedules in individual and group situations.
??? ?Sets project goals that are consistent with business objectives.
??? ?Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work.
??? ?Works effectively with project/departmental/contracted personnel and vendors to accomplish project goals.
??? ?Facilitate self-directed multi-disciplinary teams in the development of plans, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for completion of a project.
??? ?Promote empowerment of teams, ensuring that each team member if fully engaged in the project making a meaningful contribution while encouraging a sustainable pace.
??? ?Track and communicate project's progress from a schedule, cost, and risk perspective to the project team and project stakeholders.
??? ?Monitor progress by third-party vendors, if needed.
??? ?Adapt project specifications, plans, and approach to the different concerns and expectations of stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
??? ?Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices.?
??? ?Balance business/technical background with sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to technology teams.
??? ?Experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
??? ?Ability to work with customers, understand their business practices and manage their expectations.
??? ?Ability to lead others to implement new approaches, systems, structures and methods
??? ?Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching collaborating, and team building.
??? ?Strong analytical, organizational and decision-making skills.
??? ?Demonstrated strong verbal/written communication skills with the ability to simplify and communicate complex issues to multiple audiences.
??? ?Knowledge of process engineering and re-engineering techniques and practices.
??? ?Ability to analyze and document business and system processes.?
??? ?Ability to balance the competing demands for quality, scope, schedule, and cost.
??? ?Project Management tools such as Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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