Senior Project Manager Job Description
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A Senior Project Manager will contribute to the company's success by planning, executing, and managing medium to large projects using sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills, and effective tools and techniques. Projects typically require both a business and technology focus, and may deliver new or enhanced capabilities to multiple functional areas; or, may support a larger cross-functional program being managed by a program manager.
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The Senior Project Manager will report to the Assistant Director of Information Technology (IT) in the Program Management Office (PMO). This manager is responsible for delivering vital enterprise software applications/infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have experience as a senior project manager for a software development team executing the software development lifecycle (SDLC). The Senior Project Manager may oversee, direct, assign duties, and evaluate the work of their team members and project staff. The manager performs advanced levels of project management work, works under limited supervision, and has considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. This individual will work with a wide range of team members, including senior leadership throughout the agency, and serve as a representative of IT.
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The primary responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager are to manage project scope, timelines, budget, and the effective and high-quality delivery of key digital solutions. They lead and motivate cross-functional project teams, making timely decisions to ensure project success within set parameters. They ensure expectations are communicated and met across internal teams and business stakeholders.
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The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing assigned programs in support of business objectives to ensure the account’s satisfaction with service. This responsibility encompasses a variety of activities that require consistent directing, planning, scheduling, and tracking of tasks.
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As Senior Project Manager, you will enter a high-energy and tech-savvy world. We are looking for someone who is a team player, an excellent communicator and has client engagement experience. If you’re a strong leader who is self-starting, a great problem-solver, and motivated, then you could be a perfect fit!
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The team is looking for a Senior Project Manager. In this role, you’ll actively manage projects to successful completion from initiation through delivery and closure. This requires excellent coordination of cross-functional teams, through meetings and progress measurement activity, which bring distinct, specific projects to completion on time and within budget. You should be an experienced project management professional with a full understanding of industry-standard project management practices. You will work on problems with diverse scopes, evaluate identifiable factors, and demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. You'll also need excellent communication skills and the ability to support multiple teams.
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This Senior Project Manager will deliver projects in a mixed methodology environment, providing a consistent, reliable service to sponsors, stakeholders, colleagues, and the Global PMO Team. In this role, you will manage and deliver unique projects by coordinating activities within the project team and you will be able to adapt to different areas of the business to meet demands. You will be considered an expert in project management. You will provide advice, coaching, and support on all aspects of teamwork, project management, governance and control, methodologies, and the organization of the business. The Senior Project Manager will understand the importance of setting objectives and agreeing on a set of key results to demonstrate the success of outcomes and initiatives. Crucially, this role requires a great communicator with the ability to communicate through metrics, showcases, and presentations and tailor messages appropriately for the target audience whether discussing project health with the executive team or presenting at a conference. The person in this role will have the ability and gravitas to lead, inspire and motivate teams. Our team is looking for a team player who works closely with peers to agree on effective strategies for delivering business outcomes. And, one who will ensure team structures support delivery and will help teams deliver rapidly and safely.
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The Senior Project Manager oversees various system projects and programs of a highly complex nature. The Senior Project Manager's work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where analyzing situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
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The Senior Project Manager will provide overall direction and management of complex projects for key customers. They will ensure the completion of projects on time and within budget.
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The Senior Project Manager is dedicated to project and people management activities. The individual in this position is expected to manage complex IT projects, be responsible for the review and evaluation of proposed business applications, and ensure the successful delivery of technical and business solutions. This is a working leadership position with project and people (e.g. analysts, developers, and consultants) management responsibilities.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the senior project manager job description?
A senior project manager is a professional who is responsible for overseeing the planning, execution, and delivery of complex projects in an organization. Their job duties may vary depending on the industry and the size of the organization, but generally, they are responsible for ensuring that projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
Some of the specific duties of a senior project manager may include:
Defining project objectives, scope, and deliverables
Developing project plans, timelines, and budgets
Identifying project risks and developing risk mitigation strategies
Managing project resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials
Monitoring project progress and making adjustments as necessary
Communicating with stakeholders, including team members, executives, and clients
Ensuring that projects are completed within established quality standards
What skills does a senior project manager need?
To be a successful senior project manager, one should possess several key skills. Firstly, they should have excellent leadership skills, as they will be responsible for managing project teams and motivating team members to achieve project objectives. They should also have strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as they will need to communicate project progress, risks, and issues to stakeholders.
Attention to detail is also crucial, as senior project managers are responsible for ensuring that projects are completed within established quality standards. They should also have excellent problem-solving skills, as they will need to identify project risks and develop effective risk mitigation strategies. Additionally, a strong technical background in project management methodologies and tools is essential, as well as experience in managing complex projects in a variety of industries.