Project Manager
at SkillStorm

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Description

SkillStorm is seeking a Project Manager for one of our clients in Plano, TX. This role is responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders' needs and deliver on desired outcomes.


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them.
  • Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues.
  • Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions.
  • Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis.
  • Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk.
  • Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them.
  • Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required.
  • Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis.
  • Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Degree and Bachelors degree in an IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience required.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • 6 to 8 years experience managing projects
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
  • Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio.
  • Highly organized with good time management skills.
  • Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail.

Job Snapshot

About Us

SkillStorm is one of the nation’s fastest-growing I.T. Services Company. We have been providing technology consulting, outsourcing and staffing solutions since 2002. SkillStorm can provide you with the right tools to ensure you have the best technology team in place to fuel your organization’s continued success. SkillStorm works with scores of fine companies, including many that rank among the elite Fortune 500 and has been setting the standard for customer service in the industry since inception.

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