Kforce

Project Manager

3+ months agoJacksonville, FL

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client seeking a Project Manager in Jacksonville, FL.Summary:IT Project Managers are responsible for the overall direction, management, communication, coordination of status reports, and accountability of project-oriented work efforts and success of their projects across the IT organization. This position focuses on technical projects related to the design, development, execution, implementation or maintenance of systems or software. IT Project Managers ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. They create scope documents based on approved charters and project plans (work breakdown structures). They track key milestones and adjust project plans, budget requests and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.Responsibilities:

  • Partner with IT technical staff and Business Sponsor to ensure the design accomplishes both business and technical requirements
  • Accountable for managing and monitoring project performance of multiple projects with one or more internal and external dependencies, multiple scopes, including: providing guidance to Leadership and core team which consist of Business/IT and external entities
  • Manages Issues, Risk, Dependencies and Change Request following the established PMO guidelines


Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer, Mathematics, or Business-related field or relevant work experience
  • 3-5 years related work experience or equivalent combination of transferable experience and education as an IT Project
  • Various Domain experience; Health Care, Financial, etc.
  • Experience using Agile, Waterfall, or hybrid methodology
  • Specific tools, languages and specialty skills may vary
  • Experience with Rally and Microsoft Projects
  • Working knowledge of how Agile works is necessary
  • Understanding of and SDLC disciplines
  • Understanding of the concepts, theories and processes of the Project Management Methodology
  • Broad knowledge of IT functions
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of labor, cost management and project tracking and management tools such as MS Project
  • Ability to lead and facilitate project team status meetings to obtain schedule, issues, risk , and dependency updates
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."