Senior Project Manager I

Senior Project Manager I

by Brian Borsa|June 13, 2018
  • Permanent/ Full Time
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Reference: MSPluke6:6-11

Cycle3 IT Staffing is seeking several Project Manager I candidates for long term full time permanent roles in Bloomington, MN

Project Manager I (PMI)


  • Lead a team consisting of 1 to 15 individuals
  • Inspire coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
  • Handle difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individual.


Project Management

  • Manage small to medium projects or phases of a larger project (less than 1 year in duration; budget between $3M-$5M;1-3 stakeholders)
  • Manage company and client resources
  • Manage 5-10 projects
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
  • Developing an understanding of Agile practices and frameworks.
  • Able to serve as a Scrum Master on Agile teams.
  • Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Maintain experience in tracking and managing projects using MS Project or similar PM software.
  • Identify and develop approach to avoid, accept or mitigate project risk. Escalates risks accordingly.
  • Set and manage estimates and project budget.
  • Accurately forecast, report and manage project costs (budget). Effectively establish and use budget tracking approach and metrics that accurately tracks team productivity and earned value.
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion.
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to all stakeholders. Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Clear understanding of all project roles.
  • Identify resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
  • Effectively apply an applicable project approach methodology and enforces project standards, including change management.
  • Facilitate team and client meetings effectively.
  • Set and manage client expectations specific to the project.
  • Contribute to top-down and bottom-up estimates and facilitate sessions with technical leads to obtain reliable estimates
  • Review deliverables prepared by team to ensure quality content before passing to client.
  • Remain on the forefront of emerging industry practices.
  • Leads aspects of organizational change
  • Proactively engages present and future stakeholders in design, priority setting, and implementation


Specific Line of Service (LOS) Knowledge may include

  • Application Development: Familiarity with current software development languages, basis Application Development: Familiarity with current software development languages, basis OO concepts, basic UML and basic understanding of current best practices. Expertise in the Rapid Process Map (RPM) methodology and/or Agile software development practices.
  • Business Intelligence: Can contribute in crafting BI solutions (e.g. BI Roadmaps). Has some familiarity to data architecture and components (EDW, ETL, Reporting, etc.). Understanding of company BI Methodology.
  • Business Analysis: Able to serve as a Business Analyst (BA) or support BA-related activities such as requirements elicitation and analysis, use case and user story definition.
  • Large package software / ERP: Experience with large package software implementations, such as ERP solutions, content management, etc.
  • Infrastructure Implementation: Familiarity with ITIL and/or ITSM, and the ability to manage complex infrastructure efforts.


Education Requirement

4-year college degree, preferably in Computer Science or Business-related experience.


Experience Requirement

5-7+ years of experience including demonstrated on-the-job leadership of people and projects.


To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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