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Robert Half International Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in DES MOINES, Iowa


We need you if you are an experienced Project Manager/ Sr. Consultant. If you want to work onsite in the Des Moines, Iowa area and join an existing team, this local client's Senior Project Manager position with Robert Half Technology could be the one for you! You will strengthen your candidacy if you can be responsible for managing projects to successful completion, ensuring that projects deliver on time, on budget, and in accordance with standards and guidelines over the entire project. You'll be required to manage key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan. This position must ensure that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders. Act now and apply today! This is a long-term temporary opportunity.

Major responsibilities

  • Cooperates with the Product Owner/Product Manager to facilitate creation and maintenance of the Project Roadmap

  • Exercises as Scrum Master for the developers on the team - leading scrum ceremonies, clearing obstacles and ensuring the team is working effectively

  • Handles deployment scheduling in coordination with Product Owner, tech lead and Dev Ops

  • Assists the Product Owner/Product Manager to guarantee that the product vision and high-level business objectives are obvious and possible

  • Provides detailed reporting to management on project status, risk assessments, and milestone completion

  • Work in close partnership with the Business Analyst, QA Manager, Product Specialist, and Product Owner/Product Manager

  • Facilitates the daily stand-ups, ensuring they are timely, focused and brief

  • Coordinates schedules and milestones with inputs from all other teams assigned to that product, manages project scope and timelines

  • Sets out project with right ticket workflows and boards

  • Colludes and communicates with stakeholders, developers, technical team members and designers

  • Verify that the functional requirements are tracked, met, and achievable

  • Works with the Product Owner/Product Manager to turn the product roadmap into executable projects

  • In charge of project planning

  • Establishes the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

  • Manage the team focus on the on-time delivery of agreed products

  • Help cross-product teams to manage dependencies

  • Acquires information from technical leads, QA leads and business analysts into counsel

  • Tracks and schedules projects - as per the Project Roadmap defined by the Business Owner

  • Helps to identify, classify, and manage risk for functional improvement requests

  • Programs and administers the sprint planning and grooming meetings and routes ticket assignments


  • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues

  • Show the ability to adapt and learn new techniques and skill sets when required

  • Microsoft Office 365 experience

  • Microsoft SharePoint experience

  • Project management experience required

  • Strong communication and social skills

  • Project management skills, strong operational abilities, and demonstrated leadership and supervisory qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant Project Management experience

  • If you're looking for job openings and have proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools, you might be a good fit for this position

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • This most important thing for any applicant to this position is to be familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies

  • It is preferred for applicants to have experience working with e-learning and blended learning programs

  • Applicants with a Project Management (PMP) certification are preferred.

  • You could be a good applicant for this position if you are flexible and focused

To be considered for this position please send resumes to

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Salary: DOE

Location: DES MOINES, IA

Date Posted: August 15, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01500-0011123306

Staffing Area: Technology