Senior Project Manager


Durham, North Carolina

a month ago

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Senior Project Manager
Durham, North Carolina

a month ago

Job Description

Position: Senior Project Manager
Duration: 6 months (possible extension)
Location: Remote

The Senior Project Manager creates a consultative partnership with the business owner to define, plan, and execute on deliverables throughout the project life cycle to meet agreed acceptance criteria.
  • This position leads projects of high complexity and may lead multiple projects concurrently in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Projects may have enterprise-level impacts involving multiple vendors, delivery partners and business areas. Projects vary widely: launches of new products/services; largescale application development; migration to new business applications; outsourcing of business or system capabilities; infrastructure upgrades, and more.
  • Project team may include matrixed resources from across the company and vendor resources.
  • Delivery methods include both Agile and Waterfall.
  • Engages delivery partners within information technology, architecture, analytics and enterprise security areas for software development projects.
  • Accountable for ensuring that deliverables from business and technology partners are produced and approved according to multiple project schedules. This includes requirement documents, functional and technical design documents, test plans, etc.
  • Identifies and manages project risks and dependencies and raises awareness around projects across the portfolio.
  • Responsible for developing, refining, and monitoring the project budgets.
  • Manages budgets to hours and dollar allocations to the approved amounts in accordance with financial processes.
  • Proactively manages the change request process for project level scope, schedule and budget changes throughout the project life cycle.
  • Accountable for monitoring and effectively representing project as well as works with the project team to develop mitigation strategies for any risks and dependencies.
  • Accountable for driving project deliverables and compliance through the vendor contracting process for multiple vendors at a time.
  • Manages the execution of contracted work to ensure contract compliance as well as timely receipt of deliverables and funds.
Hiring Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and seven years project management or equivalent experience to include enterprise-wide and multiple concurrent projects of increasing complexity.
  • Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools.
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle: development tools/technologies, release/version control, testing methodologies, and deployment management.
Hiring Preferences
  • Healthcare/insurance experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Visio, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint and Planview.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification or Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

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: $75.00/hr.

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