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Project Manager - Sr in Minneapolis, MN at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

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Job Description

Our client Xcel Energy is seeking a Project Manager Sr in Minneapolis, MN for a 12-month contract paying $47-$63/hour.
Position Description:Business Systems PMO delivery team is looking for a highly energetic and experienced Senior Project Manager with Cloud implementation experience PM Responsibilities:
  • Coordinating internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Project management responsibilities will include delivering the project on time within budget and scope. Project managers should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis
  • Creating detailed forecasts and actuals worksheet with reconciliation activities and variance explanations
  • Manage project financials in Oracle Unifier, SharePoint, SAP and other applications
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs 
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Play the role of Technology PM / Tech Lead at times and work with Business Analyst, Project Architects and Enterprise Architecture team
  • Manage the basics capturing and sending meeting minutes, action items, open risks with mitigation plans, decisions and project issues

Skillset
  • Great educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers
  • Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong facilitation skills, driver and should be able to report up and work with resources working on the project
  • Should be able to work with uncertainty, unknown and lack of clarity 
  • Should be familiar with Data integrations internal, external, firewalls, DMZ, etc. 
  • Should have been exposed to and led Projects with Agile ? SCRUM, Kanban methodology
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • SCRUM certification is a plus