IT/Software/Technology

Project Manager

Contract

Professional Project Partners

Project Manager West Des Moines IA

Join our clients team in the Business Operations area and lead the implementation of complex insurance and IT projects! 

Purpose:

  • Lead programs with multiple, large-scale, highly complex, cross-functional projects aimed at achieving a single goal.
  • Manage programs with significant risk, benefits, or visibility, impacting overall company operations.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direction for multiple related projects or programs, managing stakeholders, communications, and overall project progress.
  • Ensure projects meet quality, time, resource, and budget expectations.
  • Align program scope with strategic business objectives and recommend modifications to enhance effectiveness.
  • Identify and oversee necessary resources to meet program objectives.
  • Monitor project dependencies and incorporate constraints into the overall plan.
  • Identify and resolve or mitigate risks and issues.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Ensure the use of project management tools.
  • Mentor and coach less experienced Project Managers.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:

  • 7+ years of IT Project Management experience required 
  • Previous experience in annuities or insurance preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of project management life cycle, tools, and processes.
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to translate business plans into action.
  • Experience with technology development processes.
  • Advanced skills in finance, cross-cultural awareness, leadership, communication, influence, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to influence others.
  • Strong knowledge of change management techniques and facilitation skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to influence others and communicate across all areas of the company.
  • Ability to make decisions, use independent judgment, establish priorities, and work effectively on multiple initiatives concurrently.
  • Strong mental agility and analytical and conceptual thinking.

This individual is required to be onsite in the West Des Moines office. If you are ready to lead high-impact projects and drive operational success, apply now!

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