Jun 20, 2019
Akraya is looking for a Project Manager for one of our leading clients. To be considered, please apply or call Hanzala at 408-512-2457.
We are an award-winning staffing firm that works with many leading technology-based companies around the world. The benefits offered to our employees include Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws). If this position is not quite what you’re looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many amazing clients.
Primary Skills: Project planning, Waterfall, Agile, MS Project, Financial Management. Duration: 05 Months Contract Type: W2 Only Job Summary:
The role of Project Manager is a hands-on position requiring experience and expertise managing the initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. The responsibilities of the position are as follows:
Has strong knowledge within the IT Operations.
Lead multiple IT projects simultaneously with responsibilities across a number of regions, organizations, vendors, and applications/interfaces.
Ability to assemble and lead project teams including technical and non-technical staff in analysis and also assign individual responsibilities.
Deliver on project commitments through leadership, teamwork, problem analysis/resolution, effective communication, and productivity improvements.
Design, development, testing and implementation efforts for projects to ensure project deliverables meet stated expectations for scope, quality, cost, timing, and business objectives.
Serve as liaison between project team members, management, IT suppliers, external consultants and the business.
Establish the project baseline, metrics, and parameters.
Develop and manage the Critical Path for successful project delivery.
Establish and conduct weekly/monthly status meetings, and other meetings as needed, requested.
Prepare periodic reports on project health including project status, risks & mitigation plans, and issues & resolution plans.
Routinely communicate project results to the Program Manager, Business and IT Partners.
Investigate project developments, validate assumptions and upcoming deliverables, and resolve conflicts. Financial Management
Ensure project funding aligns with approved budgets in system of record.
Calculate and forecast project cost(s).
Validate/adjust monthly financial transactions.
Accrue for goods and services received, not yet invoiced.
Monthly, report financial health of the project(s).
Complete project change requests to manage large variances.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced technology environment.
Willing to complete tasks under strict time constraints, which may require long, off-hour and weekend work.
Willing to work on-site at any of our casino resorts, which may include exposure to noise, smoke, and populated areas.
8 – 10 years of project management experience managing increasingly complex projects in a technical environment.
Demonstrated experience in all MS Office tools and in one or more PM methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Agile, etc.). Advanced knowledge in MS Project 2016.
Familiarity with Clarity and Open Workbench helpful.
Develop and maintain schedule reports, Gantt charts, milestone charts, and other project management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks work authorizations, priority-based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration.
Work in collaboration with management team to drive consistency of the project scheduling approach to facilitate accuracy in project execution and reporting
Identify major milestones, decision points, project life-cycle and other project events
Nimble, and able to react quickly to changing business needs.
Ability to facilitate discussion and drive consensus.
Ability to work effectively independently as well as in cross-functional teams.
Able to work effectively and efficiently toward detailed goals in a complex, matrixed environment with ever-changing demands.
Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
Education and experience:
Bachelor's degree in business management, financial management, computer science, communications, or related field, preferred.
PMP, Scrum Master, Six Sigma certification, strongly preferred.
Gaming License is required for the position.
Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Hanzala at 408-512-2457
Akraya, Inc. is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.
Las Vegas, NV, USA