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LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking three Project Managers for a 9+ month contract opportunity with our client in Topeka, KS! Consistently ranking in the top 200 of Software Magazine’s annual Software 500 list, LRS is known by clients for quality, flexibility and strong relationships. Clients expect LRS to deliver only the best, hardworking candidates for their engagements. Contact us today if you are the best candidate for this engagement! The Project Managers will:- Provide coordination and oversight of major projects. These projects include, but are not limited to product development activities, system changes to support process changes, data projects, regulatory projects, web initiatives and other projects. All disciplines of traditional Project Management are required including resource planning, deliverable planning, activity execution, risk mitigation, management presentations and financial oversight. - Work with a heavily outsourced delivery organization, so effective vendor management and relationship skills are required in this role. - Develop, maintain and report against a Project Plan.- Determine reasonable timeframes and interdependencies.- Effectively use the Project Plan as a communication and implementation device.- Balance tight scope management with delivery of business value.- Demonstrate ability to factually and quantatively drive decisions on scope management.- Ensure commitment on scope and then ability to maintain scope after initial consensus is reached. - Identify needed skill set and help procure needed resources (whether through internal teams or in support of external procurement processes with interviews and other vendor management processes).- Demonstrate ability to manage dedicated or resources who may be part time on a project.- Manage output and determine if there is a performance issue.- Estimate costs for various activities, as well as overall cost estimates.- Provide frequent reporting on costs and projections. Immediately raise any concerns through effective forecasting (as opposed to after the fact). - Regularly update all stakeholders at appropriate level (whether project team members, direct stakeholders or executive management). - Identify, analyze and respond to project risks.- Propose solutions to any identified risk. - Support management on any other tasks as assigned in support of specific delivery activities or larger PMO efforts and initiatives. To apply, please submit your resume to hropp@LRS.com. Visit us online at www.LRS.com.LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.
- College degree in Business, Computer Science or related degree required with a minimum of 6 years of project management experience- Proficient ability to assign/coordinate/prioritize tasks and projects with strong multi-tasking skills - Proficient leadership, solutioning and facilitation skills - Proficient experience with PMO tools and their use in the Project Life Cycle - Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
- Annuity experience strongly preferred; insurance or other financial service background will be considered- Exposure to different methodologies (e.g. Waterfall, Agile)
This position is not eligible for benefits.This position is: Contractual
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