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IS Sr. Project Leader in Maryland Heights, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IS Sr Project Leader


Opportunity Overview



  • Lead - Plan and lead projects to ensure project cost, schedule, and quality objectives are met by monitoring and measuring progress, taking corrective action, and escalating issues when necessary

  • Strategize - Align project activities with the firm's strategic direction; participate in industry events as necessary to understand the impact to organization

  • Collaborate - Coordinate project activities across multiple Information Systems and functional areas; establish and maintain effective communication and relationships across project stakeholders, business areas, and vendors


Position Requirements


What you'll need …



  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience directly related to Information Systems technology

  • Completion of project management certification (Project Management Professional and/or Certified Project Leader) preferred within 12 months of hire

  • Experience with project and/or functional leadership in the industry in increasingly responsible positions, including 3+ years of experience leading projects

  • Experience leading or formally mentoring project team members

  • Experience evaluating and documenting cost / benefit justification

  • In-depth knowledge of industry processes, systems, procedures and risks related to project management

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicates with project teams, other areas, other divisions and outside vendors

  • Excellent presentation skills, including the ability to explain complex technical issues in business terms

  • Excellent relationship management, organizational, coordination and collaboration skills

  • Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve elements that can impact a project

  • Ability to learn and apply new/emerging technologies