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IT Project Manager in Minneapolis, MN at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 51288

Our client in Minneapolis, Minnesota is seeking an IT Project Manager - Clarity. 

Candidates who are eligible to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply. 

Profile Responsibilities

  • Manages multiple projects with multiple dependencies and integration points; projects have higher level of scope complexity.
  • Performs cost/benefit analysis of actions and initiatives; determines project costs and controls/ensures delivery on time and within budgetary guidelines.
  • Develops, clarifies, and manages scope of project; achieves planned outcomes and targeted return on invested resources.
  • Assembles project team, identifies needed resources, assigns responsibilities, and develops time-frames to facilitate successful completion of project activities and deliverables.
  • Mentors and coaches project management staff.
  • Advises on solutions to dealing with issues and risks; provides peer review to project deliverables.
  • Works to develop in-depth knowledge of project management components, including Project Management Software (such as MS Project).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience?

  • 4-6 years of professional PM experience. (Actual END to END PM experience)
  • Project management experience in both a business and technical environment.
  • Requires ability to comprehend, analyze and communicate the 'big picture' to others; manages multiple changing priorities.
  • Requires strong knowledge and use of industry accepted project management disciplines.
  • Requires excellent analytical ability, facilitative, consultative, communication skills, and strong judgment.
  • (required skills)
  • Project Management Experience - large size projects with enterprise impact
  • Strong experience managing budgets in excess of 1M. Must be able to track actuals vs forecasted, resource forecasting, planning, financial management
  • PPM tool - preferably Clarity
  • Proficiency with MS Project,  MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Strong communications skills, Relationship building, Ability to manage matrix teams
  • Agile Methodology PM Experience a plus
  • Experience managing projects in support of an Employee Benefits business is preferred as the work will be related to rationalizing technology applications in support of the Employee Benefits business.

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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