Added Jul 08, 2022 IT Project Manager (23647) Kansas City, MO | Full-time Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services is seeking an IT Project Manager for an exciting Direct Hire Opportunity with a client of ours in Kansas City! LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you. So let’s get to work!

IT Project Manager Responsibilities Include:
- Understanding and becoming familiar with legacy applications currently in use at our clients organization
- Coordinating with Application Development, Data Team, Business and Quality Analyst teams to ensure that proper
care is given in development and testing of all products created by or maintained by IT.
- Documenting projects using our clients Enterprise Work Management tool (Workfront).
- Reviewing business and functional requirements to compile a full understanding of deliverables within a project.
- Continuously maintaining and updating project management plans as products evolve both during the initial
development phases and post implementation add-on / break fix scenarios.
- Ensuring that schedules are met and proactively addressing issues with management.
- Continuous review of project performance, update Workfront and brief management on progress.
- Developing reporting and dashboards as needed to give enterprise view of project status and report to management.
- Interact with stakeholders to communicate status.

- BS in Computer Science, or equivalent experience in substantially similar position is preferred
- Minimum of 3 years of Project Management within a software development organization.
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to create and execute plans given minimal written instructions.
- Ability to liaise with Development, business owners and internal stakeholders.
- High level of technical acumen
- High level of business acumen as it relates to the insurance industry is a plus
- Ability to mentor others through issues and if needed, facilitate resolution.
- Must be a constant learner. Staying up to date on industry knowledge and striving to learn about new and emerging technologies and trends in the Insurance and Securities space, as well as business practices and trends (including regulatory and compliance requirements).

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.