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Contract Project Manager(Remote)

Company: Aspirant
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Contract Project Manager (Remote)

As Aspirant's Project Manager, you'll take the lead on a dynamic and high-visibility project for one of our clients, providing project planning and direction to the cross-functional team. You will serve as trusted business advisor to our clients. This project sits at the crossroads of technology and business so experience managing tech projects would be a plus.

We're a global management consulting firm; we specialize in helping our clients create efficiencies across people, process, and technology to enable peak performance and deliver results. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on leader: you will act as our representative in the field, facilitating project sponsor meetings, tracking project activities, and communicating milestones to leadership and key stakeholders-ensuring the project runs seamlessly from start to finish. If you're ready to use your expertise to help companies of all kinds be more successful, we need to talk.

Responsibilities:
Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan for numerous projects
Provide project updates, verbally and digitally, on a consistent basis to various stakeholders including timeline, milestones, tasks, dependencies and risks.
Utilize Microsoft Project to manage projects through development cycle and employ project management methodologies and best practices to suggest and implement improved tracking, management & reporting

Qualifications:
At least 5 years project management experience in an innovative, fast-paced department; digital or software development department experience preferred
Problem solving, critical thinking, and strategic lens to understand full scope of projects and take initiative to adjust for optimal project management
PMP Certification preferred
Agile, Scrum preferred

Aspirant is an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends heavily on the effective utilization of qualified people, regardless of their race, ancestry, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran's status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aspirant, Kansas City , Contract Project Manager(Remote), Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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