Added Oct 09, 2020 Project Manager (21856) United States | Contract Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a remote Project Manager for a 6 month contract opportunity.
LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!
The Project Manager will be assisting in a migration project that migrates the client’s current Lotus Notes/Domino system to a newer platform.
• Create and execute project plans. Revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
• Facilitate definition of project scope and objectives
• Engage resources that are required to deliver project and meet schedule, cost, and risk objectives
• Ensure work estimates are valid, tracked, and managed
• Manages and prioritizes workload of self/team
• Leverage project management best practices to track progress and drive results toward overall program objectives
• Identify and manage project risks/issues. Recognize and determine the appropriate corrective action to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget and scope
• Consistently plan and monitor time, scope, resources and budget
• Provide strong project management skills for multiple medium to large projects; ensures team is aware of the plan and deliverables
• Builds relationships and foster collaboration to instill trust
• Complete projects effectively and efficiently while maintaining a high level of proficiency
• Lead multi-work stream programs and projects through full design, development, implementation, and transition to operational support within scope, deadlines, and budget
• Create and maintain project documentation
• Partner with IT teams, business, and third-party vendors to continually make progress on project activities
• Identify and execute appropriate communication methods to provide project status that meets stakeholder and leadership needs
Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years of project management experience
• Minimum 3 years’ experience with Microsoft Office
• Experience managing projects that evaluated ServiceNow and Microsoft Sharepoint
• Microsoft Office skills (Project, SharePoint, OneNote)
• Experience leading complex projects and programs
• Understanding of IT application lifecycle and methods; Waterfall and Agile
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to create effective documents and review them with key project stakeholders and multiple levels of the organization
• Effective organization and time management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Previous experience delivering IT products and services
• Previous experience working in a large organization
• Experience managing multiple projects
• Ability to support, affect, and implement change
• PMP Certification is a plus
• Management of projects utilizing Agile methodologies
LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.