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Project Manager- Nashville, TN

Charlottesville, VA 22911
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    $53 To $63

Develops the project strategy, supporting business case, and various enterprise-wide high-level project plans. Ensures integration of project teams and adjusts project scope, timing, and budgets as needed, based on the needs of the business. Communicates with IT leadership, business leadership and IT Business Consultants to communicate project strategy, direction, and changes. Is responsible for delivering the project contained in the IT project portfolio on time, within budget and meeting the strategic and business requirements. Responsible for tracking key project milestones and recommending adjustments to the Program Leadership.

7+ years of experience of managing large projects with the below criteria:

Direct & full responsibility in managing large projects in excess of (USD)2mm

Project management responsibility for projects that span multiple business and IT delivery areas

Is a proven & successful leader with matrix'ed staff (30+ resources)

Management of other managers thru established delivery processes

Proof of successful installation of traditional governances processes such as change control, financial control, risk identification & mitigation, issue resolution and escalation, status reporting, resource capacity planning, etc..

5+ years of IT experience (any capacity)

Skills :

Must be willing to learn the business side of the project, not just going thru the motions of delivering the project. Must fully understand why the project is being done (& articulate to others), what are the quantifiable benefits, how the finished product will be used, the implications of training, the adoption of the product, marketing and communication, data security approvals, legal counsel approvals, vendor negotiations, etc.. Must be able to orchestrate all of this at the project level. All the while managing thru all roles to be sure all are aware of their roles and what they are specifically accountable for. As project manager, they will have final accountability.

Must manage within the confines of a budget and when over/under will communicate to senior leadership on the appropriate course of action(s) via established change control.

Comfortable working in a challenging and ever changing environment while new leadership and culture is being defined and adopted. One that's comfortable in helping to shape the future to uncover more opportunity.

Has hard PM skills (producing necessary documents, scheduling ability, etc.) but ones that are tempered with the soft people skills and possess the common sense of knowing how to motivate a team, install good process without adding extra unnecessary work.

Is always professional even in the face of adversity. Possesses the ability to diffuse conflict by remaining factual and nonjudgmental. Has the right to their own opinion, but doesn't make direction type decisions...rather they will facilitate the decision from the appropriate areas.

Ability to resolve conflict (striving for win-win outcomes) using exemplary interpersonal skills;

Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity;

Experience facilitating small to large groups/meetings (in person or by phone)

Management Skills: Influencing skills (sound business and technical acumen as well as skilled at achieving buy-in for delivery strategies); Stakeholder management (setting and managing expectations)

What do I need for this position?

  • 7+ years of managing projects/initiatives in both Waterfall and Agile types of environments.
  • Good communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Able to foster working relationships with the IT and Business teams
  • PMP certification or equivalent experience in an enterprise setting


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