Kforce Project Manager, Senior in Jacksonville, Florida

Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Project Manager in Jacksonville, Florida (FL).Overview:Senior IT Technical Project Managers are responsible for aligning technology and development resources with the company's business objectives which includes coordinating and facilitating IT projects and the implementation of complex systems involving multiple platforms, vendors and many client constituencies from unit through integration into the existing production environment. The Senior IT Technical Project Managers are responsible for the overall direction, management, communication, coordination of status reports, and accountability of project, release and technical oriented work efforts and success of their projects and implementations across the IT organization.This position focuses on technical projects related to the design, development, execution, implementation or maintenance of systems or software. Senior IT Technical Project Manager ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. They track key milestones and adjust project plans, budget requests and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. Senior IT Project Managers are assigned to projects and releases with multiple interdependencies and of moderate complexity, scope, risk and impact to the business.Essential Duties Include:

  • Manage projects and releases with internal and external dependencies, moderate scope, risk of moderate severity and impact, integration within functional capabilities, moderate cost and typically longer duration within more than one team of resources

  • Responsible for developing and reviewing/validating multiple project and release plans with Business, Quality Assurance and technical resources

  • Leads project and release meetings

  • May mentor IT Project Managers both within and outside of their department

  • 5 years of broad applied Project Managment experience in managing technology projects and leading technical staff

  • Experience managing CX projects a plus

  • Prefer experience in Agile methodology

  • Solid knowledge and experience in various Project Management and Product Development concepts, methodologies and processes

  • Must have a solid demonstrated proficiency in the use and/or understanding of project tracking and management tools such as MS Project (including project schedule & financial tracking, reports and outputs and SharePoint)

  • Solid proficiency with capacity planning and project projections with a strong financial management background

  • Strong PC skills specifically utilizing the MS Office Suite products (e.g., MS Word, MS Excels, etc.)

  • Expert in MS Project 2010

  • Expert in MS Excel

  • Strong Communications (written and verbal)

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours