Sr. Project Manager

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Software Guidance & Assistance
Agile, Business Intelligence, Change Management, Consulting, Development, HTTP, Inquire, Manager, Management, Metrics, Project, Project Management, Project Manager, Security
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Sr. Project Manager for a contract assignment with one of our premier financial services clients in San Francisco, CA.

Responsibilities :

  • Analyzes project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects
  • Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones and required activities and tasks
  • Provides leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle, and confers with project staff to outline work plan - Establishes work plan and staffing for project activities, releases, iterations or phases, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel - Implements project communication plan
  • Performs risk assessment and implements mitigation plans
  • Monitors project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and "look and feel " across ITS
  • Ensures that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives
  • Assigns duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel - Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget
  • Creates status reports and distributes them to stakeholders stablishes standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation
  • Designs, implements, evaluates and audits project management processes and templates
  • Acts as a coach to junior project managers, executives and others who need assistance and advice regarding project management practices - Reviews project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements and allotment of available departmental resources to various project phases
  • Reviews/approves work plan of external service provider or consultancy contracted to execute project(s)
  • Conducts risk assessment and mitigation
  • Continuously benchmarks project management performance to identify improvements and achieve higher maturity in project management capability

Required Skills :

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Typically has 8 or more years of IT work experience, including 4 or more years managing projects
  • Requires experience with projects involving multiple technology or functional domains
  • Requires extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of multiple project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques
  • A proven track record of successfully implementing projects using agile methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience in leading diverse teams

Preferred Skills :

  • Experience with information security related projects is a strong plus
  • Experience with information security metrics, reporting, or business intelligence also a strong plus
  • Experience managing agile software development project a plus
  • PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent certification

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. We encourage Veterans to apply. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at .

Company Information

Founded in 1981, Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. is a privately-held, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise with over 30 years experience providing IT staffing to our diverse portfolio of clients across all industries with a strong presence in finance, insurance, utilities, and government vertificals.
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 18-00489

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