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Sr Project Manager

Company: PDS Tech, Inc.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer in St. Louis, MO. -Job Summary: -

  • The ideal candidate must have exceptionally strong project management experience in a global setting, having worked in some level experience with Security related initiatives.
  • Candidate must be a strong self-starter as well as able to manage competing priorities.
  • They must possess excellent leadership, problem solving and communication skills (written, verbal, and instant) while able to build and maintain strong working relationships within a global, culturally diverse program. Specific responsibilities include:
    • Partner with IT and Business Leads to facilitate project business case, initiation, scoping, planning, and funding approval processes with a focus on the overall program
    • Provide overall project leadership, guidance, and manage all aspects of given project, including requirements gathering, business case creation, and implementation
    • Create and maintain a consolidated project-level plan to meet timelines and objectives, including workstream interdependencies
    • Establish and manage change control, contingency planning, testing and launch readiness processes
    • Provide steady leadership in the face of uncertainty, change, and aggressive deadlines
    • Perform project financial oversight and analysis
    • Ensure the project scope is within the business priorities
    • Manage project-level risks and interdependencies
    • Promote collaboration and coordination across broad categories of stakeholders
    • Partner with IT and Business sponsors to lead steering team meetings and communicate project progress and status to steering team and senior management
    • Lead cross-functional meetings and foster teamwork; drive escalation and resolution of issues
    • Provide project reporting and status to senior management
    • Review project budget variance and scope change requests, and participate in the budget-resolution process
    • Maintain excellent relationships with all levels of the matrix organization Required Qualifications:
      • Proven leadership and influence skills including the ability to influence when there is no direct reporting relationship
      • Experience in managing large sized projects across multiple disciplines and/or teams
      • Demonstrated leadership ability, business & digital acumen, and industry knowledge
      • Ability to build networks and relationships at all levels of the organization
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels
      • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
      • Superior negotiation skills
      • Strong team orientation, collaboration skills, and interpersonal skills
      • Strong Technical expertise & results orientation
      • Expertise in defining and improving processes
      • Ability to make difficult decisions and to involve others sufficiently in the decision-making process
      • 10 or more years of Project management experience Desired skills/education/experience/attributes (ideal candidate):
        • Project Management certification
        • Cybersecurity and/or infrastructure experience
        • Extensive project accounting/financial experience
        • Ability to achieve broadly communicated objectives with a minimal amount of supervision
        • Ability to make decisions independently and to assume higher-level leadership responsibilities in critical situations
        • Proven problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
        • Adept at understanding technical components and how they address the business needs of a Project/Program.
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and proven ability to work effectively with all organizational levels
        • Ability to succeed in a dynamic matrix organization
        • Readily applies principles and practices from one functional area to enhance another.
        • Excellent facilitation and presentation skillsPDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
          • Health insurance
          • Paid holidays
          • Weekly payroll
          • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
          • Completion Bonuses
          • Training
          • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$

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