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Project Manager

Company: BCforward
Location: Madison
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Project Manager
BCforward is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager at Madison, WI

Title: Project Manager
Duration: 1 year contract
Location: Madison, WI

Job Description:
Advisor Project Management (PM IV):
Manage multiple projects and/or programs of varying complexity through the Project Life Cycle. Lead teams that are responsible for achieving project/program objectives, including system modifications and enhancements.
Follow defined project management policies and procedures and adapt to any changes.
Develop and update the Project Schedule, including Project Phases, Tasks, Work Efforts, Durations, and Key Milestones to help drive successful outcomes.
Work with Project Sponsors to identify and obtain resources needed for projects.
Organize, direct, and motivate project team members to ensure awareness and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives.
Mentor other PMs on project management fundamentals and best practices.
Provide and update monthly Project Forecasts for the full life of the project.
Track project progress through monitoring project resource hours and ensure timeliness and accuracy of reporting.
Effectively communicate project progress through weekly Project Status Report Updates.
Identify, communicate, and monitor project Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies, and Constraints.
Plan and facilitate Project Team Meetings.
Drive project teams to the successful execution and delivery of projects.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Seven or more years of experience in project and/or program management and a strong understanding of project management methodologies
Experience managing multiple projects and/or programs of varying size and complexity simultaneously and adapting to changes in priority
Experience managing projects using Waterfall methodology required. Experience managing projects using Agile methodology is desired.
Experience managing both Fixed Bid funded projects and Time and Materials funded projects.
Experience managing projects within a Client/Vendor structure.
Experience working with Microsoft Project as well as a strong understanding of the tool is required. Experience with Microsoft Project Online (MSPO) desired
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Other Qualifications
Strong communication skills with the ability to adapt messaging based on stakeholders and audience
Strong leadership skills
Strong organizational skills
Creative thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment
Willingness to work additional hours if needed to meet project goals

About BCforward:
BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 160361 when responding to this ad.

Keywords: BCforward, Madison , Project Manager, Executive , Madison, Wisconsin

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