Senior IT Project Manager: 19-02535

Austin, TX 78759

Posted: 05/31/2019 Job Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture Job Number: 12263947
Women Back to Work (WBW) candidates will also be considered for this position.

Akraya is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager for one of our leading clients. To be considered, please apply or call Monika @ 408-907-6415. We are an award-winning staffing firm that works with many leading technology-based companies around the world. The benefits offered to our employees include Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws). If this position is not quite what you’re looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many amazing clients. 


Primary Skills: 8 - 10 years as a technical project management, PM tools similar to Clarity, JIRA, Rally / Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, PPT, Project) 
Duration: 09+ Months, Possible Extension
Contract Type: W2

Job Description:  
 
•Working with business and technology subject matter experts to define scope, create accurate and inclusive estimates, develop budgets and project plans, and produce high quality project charters and other planning documentation needed for funding approvals.
•Direct project activities, conduct reviews, manage risk mitigation, issues, change control processes, and communicate status to senior executives within the development and business partner organizations
•Manage and track project budgets, forecasts and schedule to achieve target scope, schedule and cost.
•Ensure that all Corporate Business Systems projects are in compliance with Client internal Project Management Methodology and Key Controls and that accurate and timely information is collected and reported regularly on project progress and financial status.
•Provide project teams with expertise, direction, motivation, and encouragement. Direct project team composed of: local and remote teams/resources and external vendors, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to changes in roles and responsibilities.
•Achieve project goals by collaborating with stakeholders at all management levels across Client, including architects and strategists, technical IT subject matter experts, business partners, vendors, and Visa senior management
•Demonstrate skills in conflict management and negotiation to achieve project goals and develop trust with stakeholders.
•Manage through influence, but without direct management authority. Use capabilities to influence customers and stakeholders, and properly manage divergent expectations.
•Embrace teamwork while promoting a culture of openness and flexibility.
•Drive agile adoption and scale agile across the organization.
•Working with limited direction, usually within a complex and devolving environment, to drive delivery of solutions while influencing cultural change.
•Provide thought leadership and recommendations to management based on best practices and experience working in a global and diverse environment.
•Communicate effectively and proactively with management ideas and recommendations for optimizing business operations, resources and fixed capacity.
•Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to resolve scheduling and other conflicts in order to meet all deadlines.

Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Monika @ 408-907-6415

About Akraya

Akraya, Inc. is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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