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Project Manager
Joseph, Oregon  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on July 1, 2022
Job Id #56615 Posted May 25, 2022

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Our client, a cloud data services and data management company, is looking for a Project Manager to join a team of professionals who plan, perform and implement projects, programs and process improvement initiatives within the Information Technology space. As a subject matter expert, you will utilize your strong project and program management experience to positively contribute to the department’s goals and vision. Strong communication skills, along with strong command over business processes are key to success in this role.

The Project Management Office (PMO) is responsible for providing the project leadership, strategic consulting, and process predictability required to obtain the maximum business value from a portfolio of projects and programs. The team manages the planning and execution of high priority programs and projects, organize and curate the master portfolio of work, and cultivate a high-performing culture through building trust and ownership.

A fresh perspective and a willingness to dig into problem areas is both encouraged and expected. The PMO organization is staffed with individuals with a huge array of leadership experience both inside and outside of the technology sector, all of which are glued together by a shared desire to take part in solving difficult problems.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead projects related to IT and Business systems and processes.
• Plan, perform and implement process improvement initiatives.
• Organize, lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams.
• Determine project cost, resource requirement, and project timing based on scope and complexity of the project.
• Develop metrics that provide data for process measurement, identifying indicators for future improvement opportunities.
• Collect data to identify root cause of problems.
• Measure performance against process requirements
• Align improvement to performance shortfalls.
• Deliver presentations and training courses including measurement, analysis, improvement and control.
• Survey and analyze best practices for techniques and processes.
• Develop and create corporate communications plans to affected stakeholders.
• Perform cost and benefit analyses.
• Provide mentorship, training and support for junior Project/Program Managers.
• Work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.

SKILLS:
• Experience managing infrastructure and software upgrades
• Experience managing the update of complex integrations to other applications
• Experience managing projects/programs with significant organizational change management components
• Strong analytical skills and ability to work both independently and on cross functional teams.
• Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities.
• Strong computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Preferred experience in delivering projects using Agile/Scrum methodologies.
• Limited supervision is provided, as this individual can operate, drive results, and set priorities independently.
• Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in business or related field is preferred.
• Fast reliable WiFi in off-campus working location.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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