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Sr Project Manager
Rochester, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2021
Job Id #51862 Posted November 2, 2021


  • Leads projects of very large size and/or high complexity, and/or multiple projects of mixed complexity levels and sizes.
  • May provide support to one or more projects of high complexity as part of a program or portfolio team.
  • Manages project with budget responsibility up to (USD)5 million, and may require matrix supervision of staff from other IT departments and divisions, and contractor/vendor resources.
  • Responsible for achieving project objectives and completion on time, on budget, and in conformance to enterprise, departmental, and IT methodologies and practices as required.
  • Solicits technological input from senior technical resources assigned to their project team(s), and facilitates technology problem-solving activities.
  • Works directly with institutional committees and oversight bodies to understand priorities, develop project action plans, facilitate approvals, and work across organizational boundaries to develop and/or implement project proposals that meet the objectives of those groups.
  • Supports strategic planning and execution of multi-year initiatives that may involve multiple inter-relationships and complexities, requiring the development and execution of complex communication and management plans to achieve.
  • Makes judgments and takes any reasonable action required to accomplish agreed to project objectives under general guidance.
  • Serves as subject matter expert regarding both departmental and institutional project management practices, methods and standards.
  • Leads the ongoing adoption and continued evolution of a Project Focused Culture within the Information Technology department.
  • Manages multiple competing objectives and communicates complex technical information in clear and unambiguous terms to management and end user personnel.
  • Strictly adheres to budget management and guidelines of both the Information Technology department and the institution.
  • Performs additional job-related functions as detailed by immediate supervisor.

Must have

  • 10+ years of experience managing projects ranging from simple to difficult complexity
  • 5+ years of technology / infrastructure project leadership
  • Skilled in agile, scrum master, servant leader with awareness on how waterfall projects can be transformed into iterative approach within infrastructure area
  • Possession of current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or a comparable current certification from a nationally recognized project management governance body
  • SAFe certification (any)
  • Experience with any or many of the following
    • Data center build / migration/ consolidation / decommission
    • Cloud capabilities - design / build / deploy with major provider
    • Application migration from physical to virtual
    • Network upgrade
  • Experience within a consulting role
  • Accustomed to fast moving and fluid environment
  • Strong communication and mentoring skills
  • Interest in learning new and stretching current skills
  • Change management framework
  • Led change management function


Nice to have


  • Standup of Hybrid Multi Cloud environment
  • CSM Certification
  • Led projects within healthcare arena
  • Agile / Scaled agile framework -SAFe coaching experience, SPC (certification)
  • Change management certifications --ADKAR, Prosci, or CCMP

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