Kforce Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio (OH).Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the development of project business cases, project plans and execution approach

  • Define purpose, clear roles, tasks, milestones, budgets and measures of success

  • Identify and engage cross-impacted technology and infrastructure teams

  • Manage the project estimating activity for business cases and funding

  • Partner with Program management, Application Development, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance testing teams to staff projects

  • Communicate project plans/roadmaps and approach to gain sign-off from business and IT leadership

  • Monitor projects on an ongoing basis by tracking the project budget, evaluate progress and quality of tasks and deliverables, manage issue resolution and risk mitigation as necessary

  • Evaluate and provide recommendations for opportunities to provide business value

  • Responsible for being the -voice of the project- and able to provide effective horizontal and vertical levels of communications

  • Proven track record at building and leveraging long lasting relationships

  • Lead post-implementation review of project lesson's learned and evaluate client satisfaction and best practices

  • Leverage Lean Agile methodology or Waterfall methodology as applicable

  • College degree, specialized training or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of combined business, project management, team leadership and IT experience required

  • Experience with projects in multiple technologies, functions and industries (e.g. transaction management, risk management, etc.)

  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects, and budget as large as thirty million dollars in budgetary size and scope

  • Knowledge and expertise in project management tools such as Microsoft Project, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse work groups with strong team management, leadership and coaching skills

  • Knowledge of Clarity preferred

  • Experience driving and resolving issues and managing risk to meet overall project goals and objectives

  • Comfortable speaking and presenting to senior management

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop strong client and working relationships with the team

  • Lean Agile experience is a plus

  • Candidates must be eligible to accept a permanent position

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours