Project Manager


Phoenix, Arizona

12 days ago

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Project Manager
Phoenix, Arizona

12 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Remote
Duration: 6 months - Possibility of extension or conversion

Experience/Skills Needed:
  • Scrum methodology experience/scrum master working closely within the team and keeping them on track and get the job done. Preparing targeted timelines and plans.
  • Ability to lead the team and who can reach out to other scrum masters and talk through road blocks. Collaboration, stakeholder, and communication skills. Mitigating risks experience. Handling conflicts and proactive.
  • Writing technical stories, user stories is preferred. Project Management experience.
Job Purpose:
  • Ensures successful delivery of business solutions that meet user acceptance criteria and departmental standards by managing information systems projects from beginning to end.
  • Oversees ongoing development, implementation and support of all phases of the information systems project life cycle.
  • Ensures successful execution of IT process standards for Change Management across the Information System organization.
Job Results:
  • Ensures successful delivery of reliable high performance business solutions and technical services that meet user acceptance criteria and departmental standards by managing information systems projects from beginning to end.
  • Determines business systems objectives by studying business functions and evaluating end user requests. Contributes business and technical analysis to determine technical feasibility and project return on investment. Delivers reliable high performance applications and technical services.
  • Recommends business solutions by analyzing requirements, constructing workflow charts, reviewing system capabilities and/or writing detailed specifications. Translates business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Develops user acceptance criteria and high level test plans and participates in user acceptance testing.
  • Identifies and documents project requirements. Analyzes complex system and business processes and recommends innovative solutions.
  • Drives continuous improvement within Information Technology by developing and implementing strategic plans to meet technology and business objectives. Participates in the yearly planning process.
  • Provides and follows consistent criteria and practices for Information Technology projects by developing, implementing and monitoring policies, procedures and processes for all phases of the project life cycle.
  • Forms and manages project teams to develop technical specifications and monitor project results. Coordinates development of project scope, milestones, phases and resource requirements. Provides assistance when needed in the analysis of complex system and business processes and recommends innovative solutions. Responsible for Company-wide, longer-term and or strategic projects. May manage Information Technology programs.
  • Ensures consistent application of project management processes and practices by training less experienced project management staff. Collaborates with other Information Technology groups and develops and maintains an effective working relationship with Information Technology management, international affiliates, members, peers and clients.
  • Provides information tracking and controls by managing project management information systems to include project database, reporting, time tracking, outage coordination, and other functionality as required.
  • Protects the Company by handling business sensitive information with appropriate confidentiality.
  • Leads the development, coordination, communication, training, consistent use, measurement/reporting, and policy enforcement of Change Management.
  • Lead and coordinate Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings and activities
  • Ensures change management practices and process are in place to guarantee risk mitigation and minimize the impact of change related events.
  • Minimum 6 to 8 years information systems project management experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly preferred.
  • Current ITIL certification strongly preferred.
  • Strong experience working as a business analysts and project manager using Scrum methodology.
  • Advanced experience using JIRA.
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Project Server.
  • Financial / budgeting acumen.
  • Advanced project management skills including the successful demonstration of leadership skills to direct, control and manage multiple, complex projects through completion.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to resolve divergent interests and make quick, effective decisions. Ability to interact effectively with all levels.
  • Works effectively with departments directly impacted by the project. Understands and plans for the needs of all business units.
  • Accountability/Leadership/Knowledge/Relationship Management/Problem Solving
  • Provides operational guidance on duties, service standards and goals. Receives both strategic and tactical direction on new applications system’s needs. Attracts, retains, motivates and develops staff.
  • Conveys sense of purpose and motivates others to accomplish goals. Effectively forms and leads diverse teams using indirect influence to achieve results.
  • Comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity. Highly effective in generating creative solutions with focus on prevention.
  • Basic competition, industry and general business knowledge. Sound professional know-how to meet technical standards. Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably. Financial and budgeting acumen.
  • Convinces others, normally within the organization to accept new concepts and approaches. Finds common ground and gains cooperation and agreement from others. Quickly identifies critical priorities and eliminates roadblocks.
  • Plans and scopes length and difficulty of complex, multi-faceted projects or programs. Uses rigorous logic and decision making methodology. Resolves defined problems by identifying root cause and creative solutions. Makes sound decisions based on analysis, experience and judgment.
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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $55.00/hr.

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