Opportunity to go temp-to-hire? Yes
Remote: Yes - This candidate does not need to be local to KC.
Summary of the job:
Project manager for the implementation of client's Intranet on a Salesforce platform. The project includes the coordination of internal client teams, external UX design firm and external implementation partner. The successful candidate will be organized and detail oriented. The candidate will need strong collaboration skills and the ability to ensure all parties involved understand timelines and expectations. Responsibilities:
Own overall responsibility for the success of assigned projects.
Understand the business needs of the customer.
Define project objectives and deliverables to meet those needs.
Identify assumptions and constraints that impact schedule, resources, costs, quality and risk.
Identify, obtain and organize necessary project resources.
Prepare and execute plans for quality, change control and communications.
Prepare and gain approval on an overall Project Plan.
Execute against the Project Plan while controlling and reporting on scope, schedule, quality, costs, resources and risks.
Verify and document project results. Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
Complete all tasks necessary to close the project and transition to an operational state, if necessary.
Other duties as assigned Required skills/experience/education:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
5-7 years of business/project management experience.
Familiarity with formal project management methodologies.
Demonstrated decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Track record of establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
Effective written and oral presentation and facilitation skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with internal associates, business partners, and external vendors.
Experience with Microsoft Office software and project planning tools. Preferred (nice to have) skills/experience education:
PMP Certification or equivalent, or completed work towards PMP Certification
Experience in Big 4 consulting environment