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Project Manager - (Dallas)

Irving, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: Project Manager Job Number: 18451 Work Model: #LI-Onsite Internal Reference: #LI-DY1

Job Description

SUMMARY
A Dallas headquartered IT consulting firm is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join their team leading and managing cross-functional teams with Scrum Master responsibilities.  This opportunity is with a long-term client requiring you to be onsite in Irving Texas.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The perfect fit for this position is someone who communicates clearly and directly, with a knack for problem-solving and delivering high value efficiently. They excel in teamwork and have a genuine enthusiasm for technology and ongoing learning. Additionally, this role may span across various business areas within the organization such as Finance, Sales, Products, Transactions, Communications, and Customer Support.
  • Oversee all activities and tasks of assigned project(s), including coordination with Developers, Business Analysts, Product Owners, and other Project Managers.
  • Lead the end-to-end project lifecycle, from planning to execution, monitoring, and closure.
  • Serve as a Scrum Master for Agile teams, facilitating sprint planning, stand-ups, reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Coach and mentor team members on Agile/Scrum best practices, ensuring adherence to principles.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.
  • Manage project scope, timelines, and budgets, aligning with predefined parameters.
  • Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, budgets, and resource allocations.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks, issues, and dependencies proactively.
  • Drive continuous improvement within the team by implementing lessons learned and optimizing processes.
  • Communicate project status, progress, and key metrics to stakeholders and senior management.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and transparency within the project team.
  • Track and report project financials from forecast to actual.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Certifications like PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Minimum 5 years of project management experience, with at least 2 years as a Scrum Master.
  • Proven success in managing complex projects from initiation to closure.
  • Strong grasp of Agile/Scrum principles with practical experience in a software development environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Proficiency in project management tools such as Jira, Trello, or Microsoft Project.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.
  • Effective negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • High integrity, respect, honesty, and trustworthiness.
  • Excellent business and financial analysis skills.
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