Project Manager (11545)

Job Description

Can you provide direction, leadership, and mentorship to team members performing in a project management role? Do you have PM experience managing mid-sized business and IT projects? If so, this role may be for you!

As a Project Manager you will provide project management and leadership services for IT-based, cross-departmental, and business-wide project efforts. You will lead teams and facilitate outcomes for providing business analysis, engagement, planning, development, testing, and implementation scope.

This is a 6-month contract including full benefits and the possibility of direct hire.

Location: Hybrid, onsite and remote within the Madison, WI area.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and planning to collaborate with project stakeholders/senior management to define scope, objectives, and deliverables
  • Monitor and manage project objectives, scope, schedule, budget, etc. Identify potential issues and risks and develop mitigation plans and alternative solutions
  • Work with team members and stakeholders to develop and maintain project and release plans within tools (Azure DevOps, MS Project)
  • Facilitate meetings, decision-making and conflict resolution
  • Establish and maintain a communications plan
  • Motivate and lead team toward project goals.
  • Conduct continuous improvement activities
  • Coordinate and manage outside vendors in alignment with scope and objectives

 Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of PM experience managing mid-sized business and IT projects
  • Experience with MS Project, Azure DevOps, SharePoint or similar tools
  • Knowledge of systems development lifecycle

 Desired Skills:

  • Project management or Scrum/Agile training or certification preferred
  • Prior experience working within an Agile framework

If you are interested, please apply today!

Smart Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.