Software Implementation Project Manager/PMO Lead

3+ months agoMadison, WI


Kforce is seeking a Software Implementation Project Manager/PMO Lead for a client in Madison, WI.This position is 75% a hands-on software implementation project manager and 25%leading/training junior project managers on formal project management in the following areas:

  • Communication management
  • Issue management
  • Risk management
  • Project planning
  • Project scheduling and schedule management
  • Budget management
  • Scope management
  • Quality management management
This lead position has a career path to help build the PMO so the role would eventually become more of a leadership position than hands-on project management.


  • 5+ years of experience as an IT Project Manager preferably using both Waterfall and Agile methodology
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience leading enterprise-wide business application projects with an understanding of the web application development life cycle and methodologies and experience in APIs, ERPs, and e-Commerce platforms
  • Experience leading/mentoring Project Managers in formal project management
  • Strong attention-to-detail, client-centric service instinct, and organizational skills
  • Able to thrive in and adapt to an extremely fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • Able to manage multiple priorities, organize complex requests, and resolve issues creatively
  • Understands project governance, software development and testing life cycles
  • PMP certification desired
  • Involvement in PMI preferred
  • Travel Requirements: Must be able to travel domestically to clients for implementations
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."