Consultant Project Manager - PDS: Pairing Exceptional Talent With Exceptional Companies

Job Code: #10366
Title: Consultant Project Manager
Job Location: WVC, Utah

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Job Description:

 

PDS has a need for a Contract Project Manager.  This opportunity is with an outstanding, growing company in Salt Lake City.

Description

 

Our client is accepting resumes for a Senior Project Manager position with a progressive, dynamic team in Salt Lake City, UT.  This individual will be key in communicating with Test, roll-out of important client information, and the Program Management Team for the client's project.

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have the skills and experience necessary to:

 

  • Be responsible for the management and overall coordination, status reporting and stability of a variety of enterprise wide projects
  • Established and implement project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations
  • Be responsible for assembling project plans, teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis
  • Identify resource needs, performs quality reviews, accesses and mitigates risk
  • Escalate functional quality and timeline issues appropriately
  • Track costs, key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers
  • Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed
  • Design, implement, evaluate and audit project management processes and templates
  • May work closely with internal departments and outside vendors to ensure project completion
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related degree
  • 6+ years of experience in project management
  • A combination of education and experience may meet requirements
  • Experienced in project managing large test efforts for financial institutions, including:
    • In concert with the test manager, be responsible for implementing the test strategy
    • Management of the process of test case creation
    • Tracking of defects, bugs, driving these to resolution
    • Coordination of daily stand-ups, calls
    • Providing comprehensive reporting on testing progress, including all needed metrics to clearly indicate test progress and health
    • Working within the context of a test center of Excellence (desired, but not required)
  • Experience with requirements repositories, test case repositories, tools
    • Rational Clearquest experience desired
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptable, flexible, and experience with tight deadlines

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