Senior Project Manager

Contract W2, Contract Independent, 5+ mos
Determined on Experience

Job Description

Sr. Project Manager with WMS experience needed for a 6+ month contract opportunity onsite with our client in Irvine, CA.


The Senior Project Manager is accountable for delivery of all assigned IT projects within scope, schedule, budget and quality.

  • IT Project Delivery-60%
    • Deliver IT projects within scope, schedule, and budget and with high quality.
    • Deliver projects with focus on business unit satisfaction.
    • Coordinate and manage the scope, timing, and budget of multiple concurrent projects.
    • Assist in project strategy design, project role staffing, issue resolution and recovery of troubled projects.
    • Establish and maintain balance among project team, sponsors, resource managers and stakeholders.
    • Work with the business units to establish project priorities appropriately to achieve desired organizational goals and benefits.
    • Effectively mitigate project risks through risk identification and proactive planning.
    • Manage resource utilization and allocation to ensure all projects have the correct resources assigned with the appropriate skill sets and capacity to deliver a quality product.
    • Effectively communicate project status and key project metrics (KPIs) to stakeholders and customers and across enterprise as necessary.
    • Ensure all impacted and interested teams are engaged in project execution to ensure complete project buy-in and minimize impact to the organization.
  • Project Management Office (PMO) Methodology-20%
    • Utilize GSF standard Project Management Lifecycle (PMLC) and Software Delivery Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies in the planning, delivery, and communication of all assigned projects.
    • Follow internal Project and Portfolio management framework for project approval, delivery, tracking and reporting.
    • Focus on continuous improvement activities for PMO methodology.
    • Facilitate activities of PMO Governance and Steering Committee teams.
    • Ensure compliance of IT projects to PMO methodology through standard project approval gateways.
    • Measure and track metrics for project compliance and act accordingly.
    • Maintain individual Project Portfolio and drive project business justification and approval meetings with Steering Committee and Governance teams.
  • Project Prioritization & Budget Allocation / Financials-10%
    • Partner with business units to prioritize projects across the enterprise and facilitate development of Project Portfolio.
    • Facilitate budget estimating and project planning activities for steering committee and finance approval.
    • Work with business units to ensure budget is allocated appropriately for the prioritized projects and assigned to appropriate GL accounts.
    • Facilitate post-close project Benefits Analysis activities with business unit and project managers and track results.
  • Resource Management-10%
    • Coordinate the work efforts, scheduling and prioritization for cross-team resources.
    • Effectively transition senior level knowledge to other members of the team to help grow the organization.
    • Train and mentor other team members in team standards, processes, and methodologies.
    • Support the professional development of other team members.
    • Effectively delegate tasks to other team members to challenge individuals appropriately.
    • Identify relevant training needs for the IT organization.
    • Provide leadership to the team regarding quality and integrity. Inspect and ensure the quality of work delivered by other team members.
    • Provide input into the scheduled performance review process.
    • Suggest and lead areas for improvement in internal processes.
    • Provide input into the decision-making process for the team.
    • Act as point person on behalf of the team and gain the trust and confidence of other team members.
  • Warehouse Management System Knowledge & Experience
    • Experience in Supply Chain space with experience managing Warehouse and Labor Management (WMS and WLM) projects of leading WMS vendors like Manhattan Associates, Blue Yonder or JDE.
    • Experience in full project lifecycle in WMS - Business Process Design, Solution Blueprint, System Design, Build, Test, Deploy and Business Stabilization/Hyper Care.
    • Has been a WMS subject matter expert and/or have hands-on functional experience with JDA, Manhattan Associates WMS or JDE suite of applications. Experienced in integrating WMS solution with other applications/systems like ERP, OMS, TMS, MHE. An architect that can provide thought leadership around best practices, developed or supported business team in overall business processes, and defined functional requirements that needed to be supported by WMS application.
    • Experience with other solutions like Order Management, Transportation Management Systems, Control Tower/Visibilty.


  • Bachelor s degree in Information Sciences or related discipline.
  • 6+ years work experience in Technical Project Management.
  • PMP certification preferred.

Technical Skills:

  • Expert:
    • Microsoft Project
  • Proficient:
    • Application Integration and Compliance
    • Business Continuity
    • General Office Applications
    • Packaged Software
    • SOA Strategy
    • User Interface Design
  • Basic:
    • Applications Configuration Management
    • Automated Testing Tools
    • Client / Server Systems
    • Code Management
    • Data Transport
    • Enterprise Data Modeling
    • EnterpriseOne CNC Concepts
    • High Availability
    • Information Security
    • ITIL Incident Management
    • Networks, Routers, Switches, Firewalls
    • Performance Management
    • Programming Languages


  • Expert
    • Business Alignment
  • Proficient
    • Business Acumen
    • Innovative Solution Development
    • ITIL
    • Quality Assurance & Controls
    • Requirements Definition
    • Strategic Sourcing
    • Technical Writing
  • Basic
    • Contract Management
    • Release Management
    • Service Level Management

Platinum Resource Group is a professional level consulting firm, providing resources to Fortune 1000 client companies in the areas of technology, human resources, accounting, finance, business systems and supply chain, on a contract and interim basis. PRG has operations in Orange County, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As a W-2 employer we offer our consultants direct deposit bi-weekly payroll, health, dental, vision benefits, paid holidays, and referral bonuses.

Dice Id : 10333069
Position Id : 21-00487
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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