We are searching for a Project Manager for one of the best places to work in the Des Moines, IA area. The ideal Project Manager candidate is someone who can lead, direct, and facilitate the successful completion of a large multi-department program to deliver new Policy Administration and Workflow systems. And also someone who can also build and foster strong relationships between 20 agile teams using a Scrum of Scrums approach. If you are the right Project Manager candidate you will be able to hit targeted completion dates in late 2019. We are looking for someone that is self-driven, ready to take on a new challenge, and able to deliver solutions from start to finish. This is an exciting Project Manager position with a great team that is very close-knit. This is a multi -year contract position.
Performance Metrics of the Project Manager position:
Delivers releases and sprint objectives per plan.
Delivers program (projects) within defined scope, schedule and cost metrics.
Manages resources (forecast, demand, and allocations) through effective interaction with Project Managers, Product Owners, and resource managers.
Achieves a positive culture measured by team/department feedback.
Demonstrates an influential relationship measured by business and IT feedback.
Coordinates resources, interdependencies, risks and issues among programs to achieve Program Objectives.
Responsibilities of the Project Manager:
Coordinates planning and execution of multiple, complex workstreams within the program.
Partners with business and IT stakeholders at the program Sponsor, Steering and Advisory levels.
Facilitates the planning of 2019 Program deliverables, timelines, project plans, and estimates.
Coordinates and assists scrum masters and project managers with agile scrum ceremonies including Scrum of Scrum, sprint planning and sprint reviews and retrospectives.
Proactively identifies interdependencies with other programs to forecast and direct resources in accordance to overall enterprise portfolio.
Earns credibility by demonstrating flexibility; change advocacy, and positive motivation.
Engages in developing an awareness and understanding of agile methodology to ensure synergy of plans and interdependencies of technology deliverables.
Possess the ability to create a culture of teamwork & collaboration, honest & open communication, and an environment of transparency & trust.
Prepares and presents clear, concise, and timely communication; a strength to right-size the message to the audience.
Experience requirements of the Project Manager position:
9+ years of progressive responsibility & success within project management.
Experience in utilizing resource tools to manage capacity, forecast, demand, and allocation of people.
Strong communication and stakeholder management skills across all levels of the organization.
Expertise in Agile Methodologies, particularly Scrum and Scaled Agile.
Skilled with Jira and Confluence.
U.S citizens/Green card ONLY
We CAN NOT accept 3rd party candidates
We are unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time
Only candidates closely matching the client's required qualifications and experience will receive a reply
Please refer to job # 18-832047 when you apply for this Project Manager online or call at for a conversation.
Position: Project Manager
Physical Abilities: Up to 10lbs
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