Project Manager

Location: St. Paul, MN, United States
Date Posted: 05-23-2017
NorthShore Resources has a contract opportunity for a Project Manager in St. Paul, MN!
 
A project manager is the person accountable for accomplishing the stated objectives involving large and complex projects. Program management requires leadership with strategic vision and thinking with a focus on outcomes. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects, which is cost, time, and scope. It may require serving as a representative, determining and implementing the exact needs of the Client, based on knowledge of the organization being represented. The ability to adapt to the various internal procedures of the PMO, and build strong relationships with representatives, is essential in ensuring that the key issues of cost, time, quality and client satisfaction, can be realized.

Project Deliverables 

The Project Manager will be responsible for developing and executing on the following deliverables and activities:
  • Directing and managing project development from beginning to end, including initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing
  • Application of formal project management disciplines on the project, including
    • Communications, including developing full-scale project plans, status reports and associated communication documents
    • Financial management, including drafting and submitting budget proposals, tracking expenditures, and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
    • Integration management, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path
    • Procurement, including developing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and assisting with contract development and/or vendor management as needed
    • Quality management, including working with sponsors to define success criteria and monitoring progress
    • Resource management, including estimating resource requirements and participants needed to achieve project goals
    • Risk management, including proactively scanning the environment and logging risks and issues, identifying triggers and risk responses, and escalating as appropriate
    • Schedule management, including planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools and tracking such milestones and deliverables
    • Scope management, including defining scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management

Mandatory Qualifications 

  • B.S. or B.A. degree (4 year)
  • 5 years’ experience in a project management role
  • 2 previous engagements on large-scale technology deployments; enterprise, across a large organization, multiple locations, with 1,000+ employees (versus a single company with 100+ employees)

Desired Skills 

  • Previous experience with government agencies
  • Experience with Aumentum or other property tax software
  • PMP certificate
 
Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
 
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
 
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