Senior Agile Project Manager

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Uncommon Published: October 10, 2018
St. Louis, MO
Job Type


Role Type: W2

Duration: 12 Months
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week


General Summary:

  • IT Project Manager Senior holds the overall responsibility for the successful planning and execution of a project.
  • IT Project Manager Senior plays an active role in all phases of a project: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring/ Controlling and Closing.
  • IT Project Manager Senior strives to enable the project team deliver to or exceed the expectations of the customer, while balancing conflicting priorities of scope, timeliness and cost.
  • Risk management, issue and conflict resolution and communication are critical components of IT Project Manager Seniors efforts.

Level Expectations:

  • Possesses an advanced level of knowledge of the tools and processes required by the role
  • Functions well in large-scale, highly complex, cross-functional / platform environment
  • Solid individual performance, but may spend considerable portion of their time providing direction for others
  • Shares knowledge, coaches and mentors
  • Standard level resources in area of expertise
  • May serve as technical lead in area of expertise
  • May have duties instructing, directing, and checking the work of others
  • Good communication and relationship skills, both in directing the technical team and updating leadership

Essential Functions:

  • Working with product owners, business managers and a business analyst, leads the effort to determine solutions to business problems
  • Ensures that project scope and objectives are clearly defined and agreed
  • Maintains many of the critical governing documents for the project team, including the project plan, issue and risk logs, and other artifacts
  • Develops and maintains the project plan and supports the project team to determine necessary staffing resources Ensures that all project tasks are assigned, and that all resources are being fully utilized
  • Assigns individual responsibilities and acts as a management resource for project team member
  • Responsible for oversight, delivery and success of all aspects of the project not just the IT deliverables
  • Optimizes results within business and time constraints Leads meetings with project team to assess status and resolve issues as they come up
  • Reviews and tracks status of project deliverables and provides verbal and written project updates and ongoing cost analysis to IT delivery, Business Alignment Team(s), business sponsors and product owners
  • Serves as voice of the project team, leading presentations regarding project status, as well as current issues and risks
  • Manage moderate to the largest IT projects, or and may lead other sub-team PM
  • Advanced understanding of IT budgets, financial forecasting, estimating and planning staffing requirements
  • Ensures adherence to project management process and project documentation standards
  • Develops project cost estimates and manages budget throughout projects Works on special projects as assigned


  • Expert knowledge of IT systems development, including process mapping, budgeting and timeline creation
  • Advanced ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams and drive projects to completion.
  • Demonstrated experience managing and delivering projects in the type of environment (App Dev, Infrastructure, Integration etc.) specified in the posting.
  • Advanced leadership and analytical skills Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Certifications include PMP, CAPM, PgMP, and PMI-ACP
  • Excellent communication skills including presentations to and negotiations with Senior IT and Business leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to craft and present clear, concise and convincing messages appropriately targeted to the specific audience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate status and issues effectively both verbally and in writing across all levels of the organization
  • Expert-level in one or more project management tools, such as MS Project General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office: Advanced knowledge of Excel, working knowledge of Access Working knowledge of SharePoint and Visio required
  • Demonstrated desire to comply with the rules and encourage others to do the same
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business and some travel requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems or related field (or equivalent working experience)
  • 5+ years of previous project management experience would be typical for someone to reach this skill level
  • 6-8 years of overall IT experience is typical for this skill level
  • Knowledge of PBM, healthcare industry helpful
  • Formal training in project management practices required
  • Certification in project management is strongly preferred

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