Sr. Project Manager

Sr. Project Manager – Contract – Orlando, FL / Hybrid – $76.00-$86.00/ Hr.
The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

An Entertainment Company is seeking a Sr. Project Manager in Orlando, FL / Hybrid.

Role Description

The Sr. Project Manager will oversee multiple projects from ideation to close-out, managing the various phases: requirements gathering, conceptual design, vendor/infrastructure selection, detailed design, procurement, implementation oversight and transition to operations. This resource works closely with various Business Segments as well as the various network services teams to contribute to the overall physical infrastructure designs, technology selection, and deployment of solutions that meet business demand.
• Accountable for driving execution and delivery of moderately complex project from start to finish
• Demonstrates clear understanding of the project’s vision, objectives, scale and scope of work, expected outcomes, business value and impact, timelines, roadmaps, resource level requirements
• Establishes strong partnerships and engagement with project stakeholders
• Creates governance practices and protocols to control and monitor the project
• Oversees and align with 3rd party vendor team’s PM to ensure deliverables are complete in a timely manner
• Evaluates and harmonize vendor’s timelines/schedules and cross-project dependencies to ensure alignment with overall program objectives
• Drives escalations to remediate risks/blockers impeding vendor’s forward progression, as necessary
• Oversees finance/budget responsibilities for projects of moderate complexity. Analyzes, measures and recognizes the financial impact of various project actions, participates in analyzing and using financial data to identify key project issues, and maintains budget tracking and monitors budget expenditures
• Prepares project status reports to demonstrate project overall health, key performance indicator (KPI), risk, issues, accomplishments, next steps, and escalation requests
• Prepares executive level project status presentations
• Leads with practicality and wisdom in the midst of competing priorities and diverse personalities. Operates as an independent and dynamic project leader. Highly adept at influencing without direct authority
• Facilitates project team meetings effectively, ensuring the desired outcomes are achieved
• Distributes timely and effective project meeting updates and call to action updates across project teams
• Utilizes highly developed communication skills to facilitate project-related conversations with technology senior leaders/managers/directors and service owners alike, and driving tasks and project dependencies to completion across multiple supporting teams
• Escalates need for guidance and support to direct manager effectively and regularly
• Strong knowledge of the integrated systems lifecycle development utilizing different – and sometimes – multiple development models (e.g., agile, waterfall, hybrid, etc.)
• Comfortable / well-versed at using modern work management and collaboration tools (Smartsheet, JIRA, MS Project on the Web, Confluence, SharePoint/Teams, Slack)
• Manages project document repositories are maintained and updated
• Technical services working knowledge: Network and Infrastructure services

Skills & Requirements

• Must be able to take the lead and not get derailed as the PM- need to engage, control meetings, drive to action items and decisions, must have attention to details
• Experience running projects in Tech - SDLC/infrastructure, network, software deployments, upgrades etc.
• Must have experience working on multiple projects concurrently
• 5+ years of applicable project management experience in a technology environment, preferably for a large company.
• 3+ year experience of technology deployment (Network Infrastructure)
• Working knowledge of Network Infrastructure domain
• End-user experience and high level of competency in use of modern program and project management tools such as Smartsheet
• Proven facilitator that can lead project meetings driving commitments, accountability, and deliverables
• Proficiency with a wide range of productivity tools, including collaboration software (e.g., Slack, MS Teams), standard MS Office tools (e.g., Outlook Online, OneDrive)
• Ideally Network infrastructure/Application experience

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran.

In accordance with applicable federal and state law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays U.S. Corporation will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570

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Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Florida / Hybrid
Projects & Change Management
$76.00-$86.00/ Hr.

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