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Kforce Project Manager 3 in West Des Moines, Iowa

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Manager 3 in West Des Moines, IA.Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for direct and independent management of primarily high risk/strategic projects (occasionally moderate risk) and/or participates as a member of larger effort(s) to independently manage sub-program component(s) of high complexity under the purview of a program/project leader

  • Successfully informs and influences sponsors and key stakeholders to promote success of project prioritization, senior and executive leadership through times of ambiguity, and obstacle management

  • Seeks counsel of peers, stakeholders, and/or program/project leads in times of strategically complex or critical ambiguity and adapts planning, communications, and engagements accordingly

  • Incorporates multi-business and enterprise support operations organizational/ systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts

  • Ensures full understanding of project impacts then translates that into comprehensive engagement strategies

  • Performs all usual duties of a Project Manager in accordance with policy, methodology and artifact creation; This includes needs identification; resource requirements; project dependencies, planning and progression; financials management; status reporting; prolific and effective communications; ongoing risk assessment and adaptation; and appropriate escalation strategies and implementation

  • Incorporates regular and appropriate consultation with executive leadership, sponsors, business and other stakeholders to validate project trajectory and project performance feedback

  • Ensures that Risk Controls are met

  • Provides performance feedback to managers of project team members

  • Regularly coaches other project managers or project coordinators, including matrix management

  • May at times be assigned as a program leader

  • 8 years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, project delivery, project methodologies, digital product/program management, strategic planning or implementation

Start your career off on the right foot with one of 'America's Top 500 Companies', as awarded by Forbes. Our client is known as a place where people feel included, valued, supported and respected. Innovative thinking and industry-leading technology allow their associates to thrive and grow in their careers. And with a priority placed on their culture and company principles, their commitment to diversity, ethics and the communities in which they operate is their driving force. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours