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Project Manager

TEKsystems

02/21/2022

Posting ID: JP-002659351

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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This is a WFH position, but there is a STRONG preference for any applicants to be regional to Kentucky or have interest in relocating nearby!

TOP 3 SKILLS

1. 3+ years Project Management experience primarily around organization, tracking tasks, managing multiple projects, etc. Other examples include experience developing written documentation (Project charters, needs analysis, process documentation, functional requirements, etc.).

2. Strong Communication Skills & presentation skills. This person must be personable, confident and build rapport and trust easily. This person will be customer facing and making presentations to leadership. Includes updating on the status of the team, honest health assessment of the project, and ability to communicate to leadership when a project is off schedule.

3. Project Management experience of applications development projects.

Description:

Our customer has an immediate need for an exceptional individual to join our organization as a Project Manager. This opportunity is based in Frankfort, KY. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, critical thinking skills, possesses leadership skills, and is committed to delivering successful and quality work products that completely address the project life cycle. The candidate must have the ability to envision impacts and possibilities of their work on the broader organization and apply those thoughts to improve their project management efforts.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, critical thinking skills, the ability to understand and represent stakeholder needs clearly, possesses leadership skills, and will be committed to delivering successful and quality work products that completely address the project life cycle. The candidate must have the ability to envision impacts and possibilities of their work on the broader organization and apply those thoughts to improve their project management efforts.

Core Responsibilities

The PM for our customer is responsible for the management of the project work by facilitating communication with the business unit/customer, project team, and other stakeholders as necessary related to requirements and proposed solution for the project. The PM will manage projects in accordance with documented project life cycle, the foundation of which is built around the practice of team collaboration. The PM must be customer facing, have a professional appearance, energetic personality and utilize effective communication skills. The candidate should require minimal supervision and direction in order to accomplish assigned tasks.

By working with the project team members, the PM is expected to gain a high level understanding of the business processes, using that knowledge to guide the team in making appropriate decisions for the project that will drive improvements and provide value to the end user and the Transportation Cabinet.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in IT or equivalent combination of experience/knowledge

• 2-3 Years’ experience working with businesses – both internal and external - to identify and document IT needs and facilitate solutions

• Experience and comfort with project management, project planning, and documentation

• Knowledge of and experience with agile processes

• Strong decision-making, conflict resolution, and facilitation skills

• Detail oriented with advanced problem solving skills

• Ability to work independently/self-reliant and show initiative with minimum supervision

• Ability to quickly learn new technology and apply appropriately to business situations

• Strong team player who enjoys working in a fast paced team atmosphere

• Ability to work under pressure; meet strict deadlines

• Ability to listen effectively and seek clarification

• Ability to build a rapport with clients

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Must be able to effectively and comfortably communicate with all types of individuals from user, to technical experts, to executive management

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072

Email: jchambers@careercircle.com

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