Kforce

Project Manager

3+ months agoBeaverton, OR

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager in Beaverton, OR.Summary:As Global Technology continues to increase its capabilities to further our digital transformation agenda, it has become increasingly important that we focus on establishing a strong talent pool by both growing our existing talent and exploring new ways to acquire talent. To do so, Global Technology has embarked on a thoughtful transformation to help grow its talent base across all domains and has established a program office to run this offense. As one of our DWO Project Managers, you will be an integral part of the program and oversee critical workstreams. You will work with another project manager, workstream leads, analysts and program leadership to deliver results.As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering against the program roadmap and objectives. Core responsibilities include:

  • Manage critical, complex workstreams impacting the organization as a whole
  • Rigorous scheduling at the task level, with overall accountability at the program level
  • Managing workstream budgets - including initial estimation, tracking of actuals, and understanding the deviations
  • Develop and execute resource plans, status reporting, and define and execute risk management plans
  • Proactively approach and communicate status to program leadership and stakeholders effectively, with an emphasis on maintaining alignment with core project sponsors
  • Manage changes against project schedule, scope and cost, as well as lead the assessment of impact on the other workstreams of the program
  • Successfully manage project dependencies and constraints
  • Build partnerships across organizational, departmental, and geographical boundaries


Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Technology, Business, or a related field
  • 5+ years professional experience with at least 2 years in technical project management
  • 2 years of additional relevant professional experience in lieu of a degree
  • Proven experience developing and managing work back schedules, scope, budgets, resource plans, issues, risks and change requests
  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies; Scrum Master or PMP certification is a plus
  • Experience working with many cross functional teams
  • Strong end-to-end project management skills, shepherding an entire program from kick off to completion
  • Ability to connect project/status to business needs, tracking quantifiable results
  • Comfortable speaking with multiple stakeholders at varying levels, ability to synthesize detail project tasks to report up high level accomplishments and risks
  • Proactive desire to own and drive projects forward through measurable process, planning and team engagement
  • Solution-oriented
  • Team leadership and ability to inspire and motivate
  • Positive team player who seeks the collective success of the team
  • Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Experience with business process improvement methods (e.g., Lean) is preferred
  • Experience working on global projects a plus
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."