Kforce

Project Manager

3+ months agoNewbury Park, CA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client seeking a Project Manager in Newbury Park, CA.Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts
  • Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations
  • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review, and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers
  • Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed
  • Assists Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise
  • This is a management role with human resource management responsibilities (e.g., hiring, performance management)
  • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity
  • More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise


Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in agile environment
  • Good stakeholder engagement skills (internal/external)
  • Strong project management experience
  • Reporting/presentation skills
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."