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Senior Project Manager - PMP: Jobs: Contract Staffing and Permanent Placement for Information Technology: BlueStreak Partners

Senior Project Manager - PMP

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Number: 697
Job Type: Contract

Senior PM with appropriate PM skills (planning, risk management, stakeholder management, financial management, change management)
Experience of organizations of similar size and complexity
Previous experience of development projects in a similar organization
Microsoft products
Working with Tier 1 software vendors
Software Development Lifecycle / managing the route to live (Dev, Test, Prod)
Infrastructure delivery experience

Preferred skills:
Previous projects with Microsoft either as an employee, contactor or customer
Microsoft O365 or other cloud solution
Messaging products esp. MS Exchange
Sitemider or similar authentication solution
Active Directory, Microsoft Azure


Functions of the Job:
Successfully execute the project to agreed schedule, budget and scope
Perform the relevant project management processes - i.e. initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close, and the supporting processes e.g. scope, cost, time, issue, risk, resource, communication, stakeholder management
Plan the project based on a defined need results in detailed scope/budget/schedule baseline

Skills Requirements:
Experience of managing IT projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex projects typically from $100,000 up to $5m in value and 6 to 18 months in duration
Mastery of project management methodology, tools and templates (includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management)
Track record of customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises
Not mandatory but desirable - experience of delivery that includes the use of supplier and off-shore resources
Not mandatory but desirable - experienced in managing to contract; ensuring clients and suppliers alike perform in accordance with original agreement
Not mandatory but desirable - experience across packaged and bespoke systems and infrastructure, ideally on an international basis
Not mandatory but desirable - management skills to manage one or more large, complex projects simultaneously
IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases
Knowledge and use of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication
Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for project management
Experience in supporting global projects or programs

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