Sr. Project Manager
Information Technology
Charlotte North Carolina Contract May 7, 2024
Sr. Project Manager   
Location: Remote, must be able to work EST hours
Duration: 12-month contract w/ potential to hire
Pay: $65-70/hour W2

JOB DESCRIPTION  
Our global client, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a world class food service provider with a top notch, state of the art technology stack.  This innovative company provides employees with excellent work-life balance and prioritizes safety, health, and environment first.  This company provides an excellent benefits package and is recognized for their great culture.

The Senior Project Manager position reports into the Technical PMO. The candidate is responsible for leading teams to deliver projects that span across one or more technology and business units. Identifies and realizes business outcomes through the use of the most suitable and effective project management approach, methods, processes, and tools to ensure a high degree of delivery and solution quality. Effectively communicates and collaborates with all levels of the organization to achieve broader insights into managing work streams and outcomes. The main idea behind hybrid project management is to find the right balance between the structured, predictive nature of traditional project management and the collaborative, adaptive nature of agile approaches. This allows organizations to manage projects effectively while accommodating changes and uncertainties that may arise during the project lifecycle.
RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Works as a hybrid project manager using Agile approaches inside a larger waterfall structure to allow for quicker innovation of some parts alongside fixed schedules for others.
  • Ability to blend traditional project management phases, such as planning and risk management, with Agile practices, such as iterative development and continuous feedback.
  • Manage and execute key projects and programs to ensure that deadlines are met, potential roadblocks and risks anticipated, escalated, and solved for.
  • Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility by working with project technical leads.
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues.
  • Partner with relevant cross-functional teams (Legal, Organization Senior Leadership, and IT) to set up programs for success including capturing action items from meetings and providing regular status reporting.
  • Address program issues by identifying and selecting a course of action by considering program constraints and objectives to enable continued program success.
  • Quickly evaluate and prioritize projects based on changes in needs, resources, roadblocks, and deadlines
  • Translate relevant, actionable information to be digestible by multiple audiences (project-level resources to executives)
  • Facilitate project meetings and working sessions, bringing together the right cross-functional team members to monitor project progress, keep each other accountable on commitments and deliverables based on the schedule, and quickly and proactively identify recommendations and solutions to resolve project challenges, consider alternatives, and resolve issues.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum of 5+ years of project management experience
  • Ability to execute Agile approaches within a larger waterfall structure.
  • Agile practitioner mindset with an understanding of common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and iterative development practices
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proven record of high performance and substantial achievements in your past positions
  • Demonstrated ability leading large, complex enterprise projects, particularly those involving a significant degree of change across the organization.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to work effectively with and communicate complex ideas to people at all levels in an organization.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a team environment.
  • Initiative taker, eager to break new ground, and create opportunities for others.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and ability to adapt/make changes quickly.
  • Travel as needed (less than 25%)
Category Code: JN008